Métiers et professions en santé et services sociaux




salaire Min. 25,63 $ / h
Max. 25,63 $ / h

Description and Responsibilities

Orderlies provide basic care to patients. They maintain a presence and offer physical assistance, helping with the recovery and maintenance of patients’ health. They are part of the nursing staff and help nursing assistants. They share information about the patient's state and behaviour with the healthcare team.

Orderlies help patients in the morning, during meals and at bedtime. They help them bathe, dress or undress, and are responsible for the bedding. They provide patients with the appropriate care and respect their integrity and dignity in an aim to contribute to their well-being.

Education and Training Requirements

Assistance à la personne en établissement et à domicile Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre. training program in French is offered in most regions of Québec. Institutional and Home Care Assistance Ce lien ouvre une nouvelle fenêtre. training program in English is offered in some regions.

Scholarships in institutional and home care assistance are offered to students under the scholarship program of the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux. For more information, see Bourses pour les préposés aux bénéficiaires (in French only).

Required Interests, Skills and Personality Type

  • Must be a good communicator and listener
  • Must be in great physical condition
  • Must be responsible and organized
  • Must enjoy completing repetitive tasks according to established standards
  • Must enjoy physical work and handling (medical) instruments
  • Must enjoy working in a team with colleagues and other professionals
  • Must have excellent initiative and be able to work autonomously
  • Must love contact with the public

Personality Type (RIASEC)

  • S - Prefers to be in contact with people and to help them
  • R - Prefers practical work and handling tools
  • C - Prefers to work in a methodical and structured way, according to established standards

Work Environment

Orderlies mainly work in:

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