- Measure and record food and liquid intake or urinary and fecal output, reporting changes to medical or nursing staff.
- Record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
- Document or otherwise report observations of patient behavior, complaints, or physical symptoms to nurses.
- Communicate with patients to ascertain feelings or need for assistance or social and emotional support.
- Record height or weight of patients.
- Record patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
- Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height.
- Collect blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepare them for testing.
- Record and maintain patient information, such as vital signs, eating habits, behavior, progress notes, treatments, or discharge plans.
- Interview patients upon admission and record information.
- Perform data entry and data retrieval services, providing data for inclusion in medical records and for transmission to physicians.
- Confer with clients about their medical histories and problems with stress or pain to determine how massage will be most helpful.
||Medical Equipment Preparers
- Record sterilizer test results.
||Occupational Therapy Aides
- Observe patients' attendance, progress, attitudes, and accomplishments and record and maintain information in client records.
- Take and record vital signs, such as temperature, blood pressure, pulse rate, or respiration rate, as directed by medical or nursing staff.
||Occupational Therapy Assistants
- Observe and record patients' progress, attitudes, and behavior and maintain this information in client records.
||Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers
- Record information relating to animal genealogy, feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, or breeding.