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  • Interpret laboratory results and communicate findings to patients or physicians.
29-1124.00 Radiation Therapists
  • Observe and reassure patients during treatment and report unusual reactions to physician or turn equipment off if unexpected adverse reactions occur.
  • Educate, prepare, and reassure patients and their families by answering questions, providing physical assistance, and reinforcing physicians' advice regarding treatment reactions or post-treatment care.
  • Act as liaison with physicist and supportive care personnel.
29-2031.00 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians
  • Explain testing procedures to patients to obtain cooperation and reduce anxiety.
  • Monitor patients' comfort and safety during tests, alerting physicians to abnormalities or changes in patient responses.
  • Set up 24-hour Holter and event monitors, scan and interpret tapes, and report results to physicians.
29-1126.00 Respiratory Therapists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, or blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  • Explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
29-1224.00 Radiologists
  • Provide counseling to radiologic patients to explain the processes, risks, benefits, or alternative treatments.
  • Confer with medical professionals regarding image-based diagnoses.
29-2042.00 Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about situation, to arrange reception of victims, or to receive instructions for further treatment.
  • Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment.
29-1161.00 Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook
  • Explain procedures to patients, family members, staff members or others.
  • Write information in medical records or provide narrative summaries to communicate patient information to other health care providers.
29-1141.00 Registered Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.
  • Inform physician of patient's condition during anesthesia.
29-2034.00 Radiologic Technologists and Technicians
  • Explain procedures and observe patients to ensure safety and comfort during scan.
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reactions, reporting abnormal signs to physician.
29-1229.02 Hospitalists
  • Write patient discharge summaries and send them to primary care physicians.
  • Communicate with patients' primary care physicians upon admission, when treatment plans change, or at discharge to maintain continuity and quality of care.
29-1141.02 Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Educate patients and family members about mental health and medical conditions, preventive health measures, medications, or treatment plans.
29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Recognize and report abnormalities in the color, size, shape, composition, or pattern of cells.
29-2043.00 Paramedics Bright Outlook
  • Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment.
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.
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses
  • Prepare patients for examinations, tests, or treatments and explain procedures.
29-1217.00 Neurologists
  • Communicate with other health care professionals regarding patients' conditions and care.
29-1123.00 Physical Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Provide information to the patient about the proposed intervention, its material risks and expected benefits, and any reasonable alternatives.
29-1212.00 Cardiologists
  • Explain procedures and discuss test results or prescribed treatments with patients.
29-1129.02 Music Therapists Bright Outlook
  • Collaborate with others to design or implement interdisciplinary treatment programs.
29-2051.00 Dietetic Technicians
  • Observe and monitor patient food intake and body weight, and report changes, progress, and dietary problems to dietician.
29-1223.00 Psychiatrists Bright Outlook
  • Advise or inform guardians, relatives, or significant others of patients' conditions or treatment.