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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Dentists, General.

  • Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues, using dental instruments, x-rays, or other diagnostic equipment, to evaluate dental health, diagnose diseases or abnormalities, and plan appropriate treatments.
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, stress testing, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
  • Attach electrodes to the patients' chests, arms, and legs, connect electrodes to leads from the electrocardiogram (EKG) machine, and operate the EKG machine to obtain a reading.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system.
  • Conduct tests of pulmonary system, using spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Activate fluoroscope and camera to produce images used to guide catheter through cardiovascular system.
  • Set up 24-hour Holter and event monitors, scan and interpret tapes, and report results to physicians.
29-2099.05 Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Collect ophthalmic measurements or other diagnostic information, using ultrasound equipment, such as A-scan ultrasound biometry or B-scan ultrasonography equipment.
  • Assess refractive condition of eyes, using retinoscope.
  • Photograph patients' eye areas, using clinical photography techniques, to document retinal or corneal defects.
  • Create three-dimensional images of the eye, using computed tomography (CT).
29-2034.00 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Operate or oversee operation of radiologic or magnetic imaging equipment to produce images of the body for diagnostic purposes.
  • Position imaging equipment and adjust controls to set exposure time and distance, according to specification of examination.
  • Operate mobile x-ray equipment in operating room, emergency room, or at patient's bedside.
  • Perform procedures, such as linear tomography, mammography, sonograms, joint and cyst aspirations, routine contrast studies, routine fluoroscopy, or examinations of the head, trunk, or extremities under supervision of physician.
  • Operate fluoroscope to aid physician to view and guide wire or catheter through blood vessels to area of interest.
29-2035.00 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Operate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners.
  • Operate optical systems to capture dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) images, such as functional brain imaging, real-time organ motion tracking, or musculoskeletal anatomy and trajectory visualization.
  • Connect physiological leads to physiological acquisition control (PAC) units.
  • Place and secure small, portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanners on body part to be imaged, such as arm, leg, or head.
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
  • Operate ultrasound equipment to produce and record images of the motion, shape, and composition of blood, organs, tissues, or bodily masses, such as fluid accumulations.
  • Record and store suitable images, using camera unit connected to the ultrasound equipment.
  • Load and unload film cassettes used to record images from procedures.
29-1292.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
  • Examine gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
  • Feel and visually examine gums for sores and signs of disease.
  • Feel lymph nodes under patient's chin to detect swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer.
29-2036.00 Medical Dosimetrists Bright Outlook
  • Create and transfer reference images and localization markers for treatment delivery using image guided radiation therapy.
  • Identify and outline bodily structures using imaging procedures, such as x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, or positron emission tomography.
  • Supervise or perform simulations for tumor localizations using imaging methods such as magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, or positron emission tomography scans.
29-1212.00 Cardiologists
  • Conduct electrocardiogram (EKG), phonocardiogram, echocardiogram, or other cardiovascular tests to record patients' cardiac activity, using specialized electronic test equipment, recording devices, or laboratory instruments.
  • Conduct tests of the pulmonary system using a spirometer or other respiratory testing equipment.
  • Operate diagnostic imaging equipment to produce contrast enhanced radiographs of heart and cardiovascular system.
29-2057.00 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Assess refractive conditions of eyes, using retinoscopes.
29-2099.01 Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Set up, program, or record montages or electrical combinations when testing peripheral nerve, spinal cord, subcortical, or cortical responses.
  • Adjust equipment to optimize viewing of the nervous system.
29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Administer prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts, using radiation therapy equipment according to established practices and standards.
  • Photograph treated area of patient and process film.
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
  • Perform or evaluate the results of diagnostic tests, such as radiographs (x-rays) and electrocardiograms (EKGs).
  • Insert peripheral or central intravenous catheters.
29-1128.00 Exercise Physiologists Bright Outlook
  • Conduct stress tests, using electrocardiograph (EKG) machines.
  • Measure oxygen consumption or lung functioning, using spirometers.
29-1229.03 Urologists
  • Examine patients using equipment, such as radiograph (x-ray) machines or fluoroscopes, to determine the nature and extent of disorder or injury.
  • Treat lower urinary tract dysfunctions using equipment such as diathermy machines, catheters, cystoscopes, or radium emanation tubes.
29-9093.00 Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Maintain an unobstructed operative field, using surgical retractors, sponges, or suctioning and irrigating equipment.
  • Clamp, ligate, or cauterize blood vessels to control bleeding during surgical entry, using hemostatic clamps, suture ligatures, or electrocautery equipment.
29-2033.00 Nuclear Medicine Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Detect and map radiopharmaceuticals in patients' bodies, using a camera to produce photographic or computer images.
29-1131.00 Veterinarians Bright Outlook
  • Operate diagnostic equipment, such as radiographic or ultrasound equipment, and interpret the resulting images.
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Administer treatment involving application of physical agents, using equipment, moist packs, ultraviolet or infrared lamps, or ultrasound machines.
29-2081.00 Opticians, Dispensing
  • Determine clients' current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometers or lens analyzers and clients' eyeglasses.
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.