Orderlies


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.
Also called: Patient Care Assistant (PCA), Patient Care Technician (PCT), Patient Transporter, Transporter

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • understanding people's reactions

Abilites:

    Physical Strength
  • use your lower back and stomach
  • lift, push, pull, or carry
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Concern for Others
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Cooperation
  • Dependability
  • Social Orientation

Technology:

    Medical software
  • Electronic medical record EMR software
  • GE Healthcare Centricity EMR
    Operating system software
  • Microsoft Windows

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
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