Job prospects Support Services Assistant - Medical in Manitoba
Job opportunities for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) are good in Manitoba over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a support services assistant - medical.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
Job opportunities in Manitoba
The employment outlook will be good for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) in Manitoba for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
- A moderate number of 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 Manitoba region:
- Approximately 17,250 people work in this occupation.
- Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates mainly work in the following sectors:
- Nursing and residential care facilities (NAICS 623): 52%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 29%
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 12%
- The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
- Full-time workers: 63% compared to 79% for all occupations
- Part-time workers: 37% compared to 21% for all occupations
- 57% of nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates work all year, while 43% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 33 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
- Less than 5% of nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
Breakdown by region
Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.
|Interlake Region||Good Good|
|North Central Region||Good Good|
|North Region||Good Good|
|Parklands Region||Good Good|
|South Central Region||Good Good|
|Southeast Region||Good Good|
|Southwest Region||Good Good|
|Winnipeg Region||Good Good|
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Job prospects elsewhere in Canada
We expect that there will be a labour SHORTAGE for Nurse aides, orderlies and patient service associates (NOC 3413) in Canada over the next 10 years.
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