Job outlook Support Services Assistant - Medical near Halifax (NS)

The job outlook for a support services assistant - medical working near Halifax (NS) is good over the next 3 years. This outlook is applicable to all Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413).

Job opportunities near Halifax (NS)

support services assistant - medical
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) in the Halifax region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates in the Halifax region:

  • Approximately 3,220 people work in this occupation.
  • Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Nursing and social assistance (NAICS 623-624): 56%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 28%
    • Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 12%

Job opportunities in Nova Scotia

The job outlook for a support services assistant - medical working in Nova Scotia is good over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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