Verzorgend personeel in de gezondheidszorg, niet elders geclassificeerd


ISCO 08 Code 5329      Personal care workers in health services not elsewhere classified

Lead Statement

This unit group covers personal care workers in health services not classified elsewhere in Minor group 532 Personal care workers in health services.  For instance the group includes occupations such as Dental aid, Hospital orderly, Medical imaging assistant and Pharmacy aid.      

Task statement

In such cases tasks would include:

  • cleaning and sterilizing surgical, dental and pharmaceutical instruments bottles, beakers and other equipment;
  • labelling drugs, chemicals and other pharmaceutical preparations and replenishing stock on shelves;
  • lifting, turning, and moving patients and transporting them in wheelchairs or on moveable beds;
  • preparing patients for examination or treatment;
  • setting  up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting dentists or radiographers during  procedures
  • exposing diagnostic X-rays.

Included occupations

Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Dental aid
  • First-aid attendant
  • Hospital orderly
  • Medical imaging assistant
  • Pharmacy aid
  • Phlebotomist
  • Sterilization aid

ISCO 88 Code(s) 5139, part

(NCvB; Maart 2010)