National Compensation Survey - Wages

Occupational Classification System Manual

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MOG Kā€”Service Occupations, Except Private Household
Health Service Occupations
K447 NURSING AIDS, ORDERLIES AND ATTENDANTS
Exclude Licensed Practical Nurses (A207).
Workers involved in providing auxiliary services in the care of patients. May bathe patients, record temperature and respiration rate. Other activities include answering patients' call bells, serving and collecting food trays, feeding patients and performing other routine tasks. Orderlies are primarily concerned with the care of male patients, setting up of equipment, and relieving nurses of heavier work.

Last modified: October 16, 2001