Job prospects Support Services Assistant - Medical in Saskatchewan
Job opportunities for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) are good in Saskatchewan over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a support services assistant - medical.
Job opportunities in Saskatchewan
The employment outlook will be good for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) in Saskatchewan for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
Here are some key facts about Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates in the Saskatchewan region:
- Approximately 11,650 people work in this occupation.
- Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates mainly work in the following sectors:
- Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 55%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 27%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 7%
- Social assistance (NAICS 624): 7%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 69% compared to 81% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 31% compared to 19% for all occupations
- 58% of nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates work all year, while 42% work only part of the year, compared to 62% and 38% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 32 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates are self-employed compared to an average of 14% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Saskatchewan by economic region.
|Northern Region||Good Good|
|Prince Albert Region||Good Good|
|Regina–Moose Mountain Region||Good Good|
|Saskatoon–Biggar Region||Good Good|
|Swift Current–Moose Jaw Region||Good Good|
|Yorkton–Melville Region||Good Good|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) in Canada over the next 10 years.
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