Skills Activationist - Health Support Services near Kingston (ON)

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an activationist - health support services in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Other assisting occupations in support of health services (NOC 33109).


  • Assist health care professionals
  • Position patients for treatments by chiropractor or machine
  • Set up and dismantle equipment
  • Apply and adjust casts, splints and bandages
  • Clean and maintain equipment
  • Compound, package and label pharmaceutical products
  • Lay out surgical instruments
  • Prepare and maintain equipment and supplies
  • Reassemble equipment and assemble packs of sterile supplies and instruments for delivery to hospital departments
  • Record information about donors
  • Record vital signs
  • Assist chiropractor with patient health education
  • Clean and dress wounds
  • Label and process donated blood
  • Maintain prescription records and inventories of medications and pharmaceutical products
  • Operate and maintain sterilization equipment and instrumentation for re-use according to standardized safety practices
  • Prepare solutions for preservation of specimens
  • Process claims such as health insurance or workers compensation
  • Provide post donation care and donor reaction care
  • Remove casts, sutures and pins
  • Remove organs and tissue specimens from bodies in morgue as directed by pathologist
  • Clean and sew up bodies for release to funeral homes
  • Collect statistics
  • Maintain supplies
  • Connect treatment machines to patients, as directed by chiropractor
  • Maintain inventory of equipment
  • Monitor donors throughout procedure under supervision of a registered nurse
  • Assist chiropractor with physical examinations
  • Perform general clerical duties
  • Prepare and maintain cleanliness of collection areas
  • Manage routine office functions including reception, telephone and booking appointments
  • Order supplies and equipment
  • Organize and maintain inventory
  • Schedule and confirm appointments

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Sorting
Building Help - Building
  • Restoring and Repairing
Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles Help - Operating and Repairing Equipment, Machinery and Vehicles
  • Operating Stationary Industrial Equipment
  • Operating Mobile Equipment
  • Mechanical Installing, Maintaining and Repairing
Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery Help - Working with Technological Equipment and Machinery
  • Using Specialized Instrumentation and Equipment
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Cleaning and House/Shop Keeping
  • Serving Others
  • Treating People/Animals
Communication Help - Communication
  • Professional Communicating
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
  • Managing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Examining and Diagnosing
  • Projecting Outcomes


Health Services Help - Health Services
  • Therapy and Counselling
  • Medicine
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
  • Clerical
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