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Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3413

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.

Alternate Job Titles

  • (EMCA) Emergency Medical Care Attendant
  • Anesthetic Attendant - Hospital
  • Continuing Care Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Care Assistant
  • Emergency Medical Care Attendant (EMCA)
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • Emergency Room Aide
  • Environmental Assistant - Medical
  • Environmental Support Person - Medical
  • Escort - Health Services
  • First Aid Attendant
  • First Aid Attendant - Emergency
  • Geriatric Aide
  • Geriatric Health Care Attendant
  • Health Care Aide
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Hospice Worker
  • Hospital Aide
  • Hospital Attendant
  • Hospital Orderly
  • Hospital Porter
  • Hospital Ward Aide
  • Hostel Service Aide - Medical
  • Institutional Aide
  • Long Term Care Aide
  • Medical Aide
  • Medical Attendant - Patient Transfer
  • Medical Orderly
  • Neuropsychiatric Aide
  • Nurse Aide
  • Nursery Aide - Hospital
  • Nursing Assistant (non-registered)
  • Nursing Attendant
  • Nursing Home Attendant
  • Nursing Orderly
  • Nursing Services Aide
  • Operating Room Aide
  • Orderly
  • Patient Care Aide
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Patient Care Associate
  • Patient Service Aide
  • Patient Service Assistant
  • Patient Service Associate
  • Patient Service Attendant
  • Patient Service Worker
  • Personal Care Aide - Medical
  • Personal Care Attendant - Medical
  • Personal Care Provider - Medical
  • Personal Support Aide - Medical
  • Psychiatric Aide
  • Registered Care Aide
  • Resident Care Aide - Medical
  • Resident Companion - Medical
  • Respite Care Aide
  • Service Assistant - Medical
  • Service Associate - Medical
  • Service Attendant - Medical
  • Special Care Aide - Nursing
  • Special Care Facility Attendant
  • Special Care Worker - Medical
  • Support Services Assistant - Medical
  • Surgical Aide
  • Unit Aide - Medical
  • Unit Assistant - Medical
  • Unit Support Technician - Medical
  • Ward Aide - Medical
  • Health Care Aide
  • Hospital Attendant
  • Long Term Care Aide
  • Nurse Aide
  • Nursing Attendant
  • Orderly
  • Patient Care Aide
  • Patient Service Associate
  • Personal Care Attendant - Medical
  • Psychiatric Aide
  • Resident Care Aide - Medical
  • Emergency Medical Care Attendant (EMCA)
  • Emergency Medical Responder
  • First Aid Attendant
  • Medical Attendant - Patient Transfer
  • Patient Coordinator
  • Service Coordinator
  • Patient Transfer Attendant
  • Universal Worker
  • Patient Transfer

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