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.
Providence Health & Services | Torrance, CA
Providence is calling a Home Health Aid for Home Health (Full Time / Day Shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Home Health in Torrance, CA...
Full Time Category: Administrative (Clinical) Shift: Day
AccentCare | Ormond Beach, FL
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 communities...
Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
Sentara Healthcare | Ark, VA
Sentara Home Health Services is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care and belongs to a number of local, state and national organizations...
High School Diploma or Graduate Degree Experienced
Piedmont Healthcare | Carlton, GA
Valid Georgia Driver’s License require. Current active certification on the Georgia Nurse Aide Registry required...
High school graduate or equivalent one year experience
ResCare | Huntington Woods, MI
We work in thousands of communities, helping more than 2 million people a year to stay in their homes, remain independent and live their best life...
Full Time Must be 18 years of age or older flexible work schedules
Care.com | Green Valley Lake, CA
I am looking for someone to come in the mornings Monday-Sunday to get my mom up bathed and dressed every morning and come back in the evening to put her pajamas...
Encompass Health | Capeville, VA
Must be registered and listed in good standing on the Nurse Aide Registry in the state of employment. Answer client questions about self-care techniques and...
Full Time 1 year experience
Kindred At Home | Gifford, FL
Current and active HHA license/certification (if required by state or federal regulations). Aid, Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Nurses Aide, CNA,...
six months experience
Texas Home Health Group of College Station, LLC | Burton, TX
This position requires a Home Health Aide Certificate, demonstrated competency as a Home Health Aide, current CPR Certification, ability to carry out job...
Willcare HH | Perrysburg, NY
Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. Flexible schedule for field clinicians...
Six months experience in home care preferred Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient's needs
Blossom Home Care | Copiague, NY
Protects the home care agency by adhering to professional standards, home care policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements...
Full Time/Part Time
Help Unlimited powered by Honor | Fillmore, CA
California Driver's License or ID. We pay more for harder to serve clients, and strong performance. Tools to do your job well:...
Full Time/Part Time 6 months experience
Balanced Home Care | Hartland, MI
You must present a valid drivers license, registration and auto insurance at time of hire and maintain throughout employment...
Willcare | Slate Hill, NY
Current drivers license, vehicle insurance and access to a dependable vehicle. Flexible schedule for field clinicians...
Ability to work flexible hours as required to meet identified patient's needs Flexible schedule for field clinicians
Kindly Care | Buchanan, NY
Experience caring for previous clients with Fall Risk is strongly preferred. Yonkers, NY, client's home...
Part Time Experienced 3 days/week 8 hrs/day Tue
St. Joseph Home Care Network | Bodega Bay, CA
Current Home Health Aide Certification, current CPR, valid CA Driver's License and proof of auto insurance...
6 months experience Per Diem
USr Healthcare | Valyermo, CA
Current California driver's license and valid auto insurance. California State Home Health Aide Certificate demonstrating completion of 120 hours of home health...
Cambridge Home Health Care | Chicora, PA
Current driver's license, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation. Flexible schedule for field clinicians...
PRN Flexible schedule for field clinicians
Elder's Journey | Hope, IN
Licensed driver with automobile insured in accordance with state and/or Agency requirements and in good repair...
Full Time (6) months experience Flexible scheduling – you tell us what days and hours you are available to work
BrightStar Care | Frisco, TX
Team. You’ll be working in a positive work… with Legacy Texas Bank Aflac insurance coverage available at group rates Joint Commission Accredited...
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