Hospital orderlies ensure the safety and care of patients in a hospital. They keep wards are neat and tidy, lift and turn patients, assist with patient personal care, and transport them in wheelchairs or on movable beds.
Work is in hospitals or similar health facilities. There may be some weekend and evening work.
Suitable for people with good communication skills who are physically fit. An interest in caring for others and in public health and safety are important.
Formal qualifications are not required, however vocational education and training (VET) studies in health assistance can improve employability.
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Patient Transportation and Transfer