Summary Support Services Assistant - Medical near Port Hawkesbury (NS)

Find key facts and figures about working as a support services assistant - medical. The following information is applicable to all Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413).

Description

Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates assist nurses, hospital staff and physicians in the basic care of patients. They are employed in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted care facilities for the elderly and other health care establishments.

Skills

  • Take patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Weigh, lift, turn and position patients
  • Supervise patients' exercise routines
  • Administer suppositories, colonic irrigations and enemas
  • Bathe, dress and groom patients

Wages

$17.69/hour

Median wage in Cape Breton Region

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Outlook

Good

The job outlook is good in Cape Breton Region

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Requirements

High school or specific training

High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required

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Jobs

2 jobs

advertised near Port Hawkesbury (NS)

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