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Orderlies

Move patients between areas in hospitals.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Data not available    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  4.6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Adjust positions of patients on beds or tables.
  • Assist patients with daily activities.
  • Feed patients.
  • Hold patients to ensure proper positioning or safety.
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Job Title Examples:

Emergency Room Orderly
Patient Escort
Patient Sitter

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