Job requirements Support Services Assistant - Medical in Canada

Find out what you typically need to work as a support services assistant - medical in Canada. These requirements are applicable to all Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413).

Employment requirements

This is what you typically need for the job.

  • Some secondary school education and on-the-job training or A nursing aide or health care aide college or private institutional program, or a college nursing orderly program and supervised practical training are required.
  • Some health care facilities may also require completion of specialized courses such as CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), first aid and food handling/sterile processing.
  • An appropriate class of driver's licence may be required for medical attendants.

Source National Occupational Classification

Professional certification and licensing

We don’t have any data on professional certification requirements. This occupation is not regulated in Canada based on our records.

Source Foreign Credential Recognition Program - ESDC

Do you want to work in another province or territory?

If you are already certified to work in a regulated occupation in your province or territory, it will be easier for you to have your certification recognized in another province or territory. See the Workers Mobility's website to learn more.

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