U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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Transport patients to areas such as operating rooms or x-ray rooms using wheelchairs, stretchers, or moveable beds. May maintain stocks of supplies or clean and transport equipment. Psychiatric orderlies are included in "Psychiatric Aides" (31-1013). Excludes "Nursing Assistants" (31-1014).
Illustrative examples: Hospital Orderly,
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