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  • Collect specimens, such as urine, feces, or sputum.
31-9097.00 Phlebotomists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Draw blood from veins by vacuum tube, syringe, or butterfly venipuncture methods.
  • Collect specimens at specific time intervals for tests, such as those assessing therapeutic drug levels.
  • Draw blood from capillaries by dermal puncture, such as heel or finger stick methods.
  • Collect fluid or tissue samples, using appropriate collection procedures.
  • Draw blood from arteries, using arterial collection techniques.
29-2011.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Collect and study blood samples to determine the number of cells, their morphology, or their blood group, blood type, or compatibility for transfusion purposes, using microscopic techniques.
  • Harvest cell cultures at optimum time, based on knowledge of cell cycle differences and culture conditions.
  • Obtain, cut, stain, and mount biological material on slides for microscopic study and diagnosis, following standard laboratory procedures.
29-2012.00 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Collect blood or tissue samples from patients, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood sample.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating, and identifying microorganisms for analysis.
29-9099.01 Midwives Bright Outlook
  • Collect specimens for use in laboratory tests.
  • Perform annual gynecologic exams, including pap smears and breast exams.
29-2012.01 Histology Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Cut sections of body tissues for microscopic examination, using microtomes.
31-9099.02 Endoscopy Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Collect specimens from patients, using standard medical procedures.
31-1133.00 Psychiatric Aides Bright Outlook
  • Perform nursing duties, such as administering medications, measuring vital signs, collecting specimens, or drawing blood samples.
29-1071.01 Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Collect samples or specimens for diagnostic testing.
29-2011.04 Histotechnologists Bright Outlook
  • Cut sections of body tissues for microscopic examination, using microtomes.
31-9092.00 Medical Assistants Bright Outlook
  • Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
29-1222.00 Physicians, Pathologists
  • Obtain specimens by performing procedures, such as biopsies or fine needle aspirations (FNAs) of superficial nodules.
29-1299.01 Naturopathic Physicians
  • Perform venipuncture or skin pricking to collect blood samples.
29-2061.00 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Collect samples, such as blood, urine, or sputum from patients, and perform routine laboratory tests on samples.
29-1131.00 Veterinarians Bright Outlook
  • Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, or other body fluids for examination and analysis.
29-1141.03 Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
29-1151.00 Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook
  • Insert arterial catheters or perform arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples.
29-1141.01 Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook
  • Obtain specimens or samples for laboratory work.
31-9096.00 Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers Bright Outlook
  • Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces, for testing.
29-2011.01 Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook
  • Harvest cell cultures using substances such as mitotic arrestants, cell releasing agents, and cell fixatives.
29-2056.00 Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.