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  • 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.
29-2099.07 Surgical Assistants   Bright Outlook 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.
  • Remove patient hair or disinfect incision sites to prepare patient for surgery.
29-2035.00 Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Attach physiological monitoring leads to patient's finger, chest, waist, or other body parts.
  • 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.
29-2099.01 Neurodiagnostic Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Attach electrodes to patients, using adhesives.
  • Measure patients' body parts and mark locations where electrodes are to be placed.
  • Set up, program, or record montages or electrical combinations when testing peripheral nerve, spinal cord, subcortical, or cortical responses.
29-1021.00 Dentists, General Bright Outlook
  • 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.
  • Use dental air turbines, hand instruments, dental appliances, or surgical implements.
  • Remove diseased tissue, using surgical instruments.
29-2099.05 Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Assess refractive condition of eyes, using retinoscope.
29-2057.00 Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Measure and record lens power, using lensometers.
  • Assess refractive conditions of eyes, using retinoscopes.
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Assemble and use equipment, such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, or oxygen suppliers.
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
29-1128.00 Exercise Physiologists Bright Outlook
  • Conduct stress tests, using electrocardiograph (EKG) machines.
  • Measure oxygen consumption or lung functioning, using spirometers.
29-2032.00 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook
  • Prepare patient for exam by explaining procedure, transferring patient to ultrasound table, scrubbing skin and applying gel, and positioning patient properly.
29-2055.00 Surgical Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Operate, assemble, adjust, or monitor sterilizers, lights, suction machines, or diagnostic equipment to ensure proper operation.
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas.
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.
29-2053.00 Psychiatric Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Take and record measures of patients' physical condition, using devices such as thermometers or blood pressure gauges.
29-1126.00 Respiratory Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Set up and operate devices, such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, or aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
29-2092.00 Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook
  • Perform basic screening procedures, such as pure tone screening, otoacoustic screening, immittance screening, and screening of ear canal status using otoscope.
29-2041.00 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics Bright Outlook
  • Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.
29-1069.12 Urologists Bright Outlook
  • Treat lower urinary tract dysfunctions using equipment such as diathermy machines, catheters, cystoscopes, or radium emanation tubes.
29-2021.00 Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook
  • Examine gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
29-1061.00 Anesthesiologists
  • Provide and maintain life support and airway management and help prepare patients for emergency surgery.
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, or pressure lines.