Standard Occupational Classification

NOTE:

The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.

31-1014 Nursing Assistants

Provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties such as feed, bathe, dress, groom, or move patients, or change linens. May transfer or transport patients. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants. Excludes "Home Health Aides" (31-1011), "Orderlies" (31-1015), "Personal Care Aides" (39-9021), and "Psychiatric Aides" (31-1013).

Illustrative examples: Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Care Attendant, Certified Nurse Aide

Broad Occupation: 31-1010 Nursing, Psychiatric, and Home Health Aides
Minor Group: 31-1000
Major Group: 31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010

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