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 | Anchorage, AK
Providence is calling a Home Health Aide to Providence In-Home Services in Anchorage, AK...
Full Time Category: Patient Services Shift: Day
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Crestview, FL
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...
Humana | Lady Lake, FL 32159
Must have valid driver's license and vehicle. Humana At Home’s approach to Care is based on an integrated practice of teaming Licensed Nurses, Licensed Social Workers and Certified Caregivers that hel...
Flexible Scheduling Per Diem
Sutter Health | San Mateo, 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 required. Current BCLS C...
High School Graduate or equivalent preferred one year experience flexible schedules
Comfort Keepers | Chickasha, OK 73018
Comfort Keepers of Oklahoma is searching for one special caregiver to join our Chickasha team. As a Comfort Keeper , you'll save the day by helping Seniors with...
Sunrise Senior Living | Glen Cove, NY
ABOUT SUNRISE Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. Sunrise Team Member At Sunrise, our Care Manager is...
High School Diploma or GED At least 18 years old ...Blends a variety of multi-sensory experiences into the resident's day...
BAYADA Home Health Care | Westport, CT 06880
BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. BAYADA Home Health Care is currrently seeking an experienced Certified Home Health Aide , CHHA for per-diem home care in the...
Experienced one year experience Per Diem
BayCare | Saint Petersburg, 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
Envision Healthcare | Houston, TX
Current valid driver’s license. As a licensed RN Case Manager, you will develop, implement and evaluate individualized patient care plans. Registered nurse with current licensure to practice professio...
Advocate Health Care | Township of Bloomington City, IL
Assist front desk, when time permits. Performs clerical duties on an as needed basis. Demonstration of basic skills in technical areas such as phlebotomy, specimen collection and medication administra...
Graduate Degree Associate Level Travel Required Ability to work rotating shifts any day of the week
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs | Seattle, WA
This position is located at VA Puget Sound Health Care System under Social Work Service Line in Seattle Division. The incumbent is a service coordinator for the Homemaker/Home Health Aid (HHHA) and Ve...
Full Time Travel,Permanent Employment $65,014-$84,514 per year Master's Degree Required Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Maxim Staffing Solutions | Slabtown, PA
Current, unencumbered state certification to practice as a Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) or Certified Home Health Aides (CHHA). Minimum one (1) year of Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Certif...
Full Time/Part Time Experienced Travel Required (1) year experience Weekend Shifts Available (Sat/Sun)
The MENTOR Network | Millville, NJ
Life Skills Trainers (LSTs) are direct care staff who assist adults with acquired brain injuries or other neurological disorders. LSTs help with the functions of daily living in a residential setting...
Category: Direct Support Professional (Care Givers)
VI Living | Naples, FL
There’s a reason you chose healthcare as your life’s work. At Vi, we’d like to help you rediscover it. For you, it’s always been about people, not just the care you provide. If there’s a part of you t...
Presbyterian Homes & Services | Ankeny, IA
OverviewPresbyterian Homes & Services has been serving older adults since 1955 and is a leader in the industry. As one of the fastest growing older adult services organizations in the nation we are mi...
Catholic Health Initiatives | Plainview, NE
Check this great job opportunity, CNA-HOME HEALTH AIDE Home Health Agency FT (1.0) Days CHI Health Plainview Area Health System in Plainview, NE. You will work in a nice and warm environment with grea...
Management & Training Corporation | Albany, GA
Reports to the manager, career technical training. Responsible for providing career technical training instruction to students in accordance with approved curricula. Provide students with basic direct...
Full Time High School Diploma Required
Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions | Granada Hills, CA 91344
The Home Health Aide shall be employed to provide limited nursing and/or related services in the home, consistent w/ training, w/ California State...
Graduate Degree (2) years experience days and hours may vary On Call
Ecumen | Duluth, MN
Seeks a Home Health Aide to join its team. Ecumen Home Care-Lakeshore provides in-home and community based services in the Minnesota Duluth area and is located in Duluth, Minnesota. Ecumen creates hom...
Part Time GED Required
AccentCare | Brenham, TX
AccentCare® is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing...
Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)