Browse available Home Health Aide Jobs. Home Health Aides cater to personalized care and aid to those who have disabilities, chronic illnesses or other severe impairments. These are individuals who provide the healthcare and other facilities straight at the patient’s home providing comfort, compassion and not to mention medical care. Home Health Aides are the best alternatives to nursing homes and other healthcare institutions by providing the best possible healthcare solutions right where the patient will find the most comfort.
A home health aide is the person who is supposed to take care of every aspect of a patient from every angle possible. These trained professionals are no different from nurses in a hospital except for the fact that a nurse provides much more specialized nursing and healthcare against an aide's compassion. And it is not that a home health aide is only employed to patients or those who are suffering from an illness. They can also provide non-medical care such as care for the terminally ill and hospice maintenance. They are also of help to individuals who are still in a rehabilitation mode after some form of hospital care or other.
A 2013 survey by the Bureau of Labor Statistics says that there are more than 800,000 individuals working as health home aides throughout the country. And that this job sector is expected to witness a 45% plus growth in the upcoming years. That means, a nearly 400,000 vacancies are to come up in this field. One of the major factors which you need to know if you’re interested in this field is that, unlike other job sectors, the projected growth is a more or less guaranteed figure. This progression is primarily driven by a growing amount of retirees which is expected to increase over the years taking development with it.
Home health aides are expected to do multi-tasking and perform on multiple fields ranging from health care to private or personal care. If you are thinking about becoming a home health aide, these are among the most important duties you will need to do:
If you are looking forward to becoming a home health aide, these are a few things which you might come up against:
Although there is no educational criterion attached to becoming a home health aide, you need to go through vocational courses to certify yourself as an aide. Although accreditation bodies differ from states, but it is commonly provided by Health Care Administration bodies. Licensure or certification process consists of:
The median or average compensation for a home health aide on a nation-wide basis is around $20,000 per year amounting to $10 per hour. If you are interested in becoming a home health aide, you can start up with something around $16,000. The compensation depends on both the states where you’ll be executing your duties and also on experience in time. Experienced home health aides can earn upwards $37,000 per year with the best salaries provided by private health care or private care organizations.
State Department of Education | Reading, PA
Great Opportunity for Direct Care Workers, Home Health Aides and CNA's in Berks County...
Hours: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Rotation Shift
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Kokomo, IN
Compassionate care, uncompromising service and clinical excellence – that’s what our patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the na...
AccentCare | Sebastopol, MS
AccentCare® is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local commu...
Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
BAYADA Home Health Care | Williamsburg, VA 23185
BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. BAYADA Home Health Care is currently seeking an experienced CHHA, Certified Home Health Aide, for a Part-Time opportunity...
Part Time Experienced one year experience
Comfort Keepers | Fremont, CA 94538
Must be Registered with the State of California as a Home Health Aide and have a Home Care Aide Personnel ID (PER ID / HCA ID). We are currently seeking highly dependable, mature, and reliable Caregiv...
Frederick County Government | Frederick, MD
This listing closes on 7/7/2017 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)...
Full Time Regular Employment $15.23 Hourly Department: Citizens Services Division Phone: 301-600-1070
Tutoring of Nashville | Fairfax, VA
We are looking for a home health aide/caregiver in the Northern Virginia area. The person applying must be CPR certified, have personal aide care training or home health aide training and must have go...
Full Time $10-$11 per hour
Job Searcher | New York, NY
Mavencare is a Home Care Service Company that specializes in providing the highest quality care for seniors…...
Advocate Health Care | Des Plaines, IL
Must be certified as a nursing assistant in the State of Illinois. RN nursing students that meet state requirements. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-base...
High school education or equivalent Associate Level Travel Required One year nurse's aide experience
Henry Ford Health System | Saint Clair Shores, MI
Or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Driving is required within CSI catchment area, with possible exposure to extreme temperatures, including heat and co...
one year experience
Sunrise Senior Living | Peabody, MA
Invite, Encourage, Assist (IEA) residents in life skills and other life enriching activities as indicated on ISP and demographic profile - Committed to serving our residents and guests through our Pri...
High School Diploma or GED Must be at least 18 years of age
HOMETEAM | Brooklyn, NY
Aplicar ahora. . . . . . . . . Promovido por la compasión y reforzado por la tecnología, Hometeam está modernizando el cuidado en el hogar, mejorando las vidas de las familias y sus ...
UnitedHealthcare | Winter Park, FL 32792
Participates in the agency's endeavors for accreditation, licensing and professional recognition according to state, federal or CHAPs requirements. If the hired individual resides in Florida (office b...
Full Time Travel Required (1) year experience
The MENTOR Network | Kennebunk, ME
NeuroRestorative-ME is seeking Life Skills Trainers in Kennebunk to provide overnight training, assistance and supervision to MENTOR ABI Group participants in the areas of living skills, therapeutic r...
Category: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers) NeuroRestorative
Thalman Enterprises, Ltd. dba K. Charles & Co. | Greenwood, IN
Please upload either a word or PDF version of your cover letter for this position. Please upload either a word or PDF version of your current resume...
High school or equivalent
Sutter Health | Santa Cruz, CA
Must possess a current drivers license, and access to a reliable automobile with proof of liability insurance. Current California certification as a Certified Home Health Aide. Current BCLS CPR certif...
High School Graduate or equivalent preferred one year experience flexible schedules
Presbyterian Homes & Services | Waukesha, WI
OverviewIf you have a passion and desire to enrich the lives and touch the hearts of older adults, consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a cari...
Full Time ...Full Time Days and PM's - Please specify shift when applying*...
Walker Methodist | Minneapolis, MN
This is an exciting time to join Catholic Eldercare! As a Home Health Aide, you have the ability to make a difference in the lives of others. In this position, you are responsible for providing person...
ASAP Start Department: RV Health Services
Providence Health & Services | Torrance, CA
Providence is calling a Home Health Aide ( Per Diem / Day Shift ) to Providence TrinityCare Hospice in Torrance, California...
Category: Hospice Nursing Schedule: On Call
BayCare | Leesburg, FL
State of Florida. 75 hours of training will be required with HHA certification. The HHA is a non licensed member of the patient care team and works under the guidance and supervision of the staff nurs...
High School or Equivalent On Call