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.
St Mary's of Michigan-P Yusaf | Reed City, MI
The right candidate should possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Some experience as a nurse’s aide or related capacity in nursing home or similar setting preferred. Annual CPR certification and...
$11.52/hr High School/GED Osceola County Commission on Aging
AccentCare | Crystal Springs, 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)
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Henderson, NV
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...
Bristol Hospice | Waxahachie, TX
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) is a paraprofessional member of the interdisciplinary group who works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various services for a patient as n...
Travel Required Must be at least 18 years of age ...promote comfort works under the supervision of a registered n
Digital Media Communications | Dallas, TX
Korean Home Health Incorporated is accepting applications for Home Health Aides to care for elderly Koreans in their own homes. For more information and to apply please call David Lee at 972-241-9996 ...
State Department of Education | Perkasie, PA
Position Overview: To provide direct consumer care as assigned by Open Systems Healthcare, Inc. (OSH) in the consumer’s home and community. To provide quality, safe and effective home care services wh...
GED Required Hours: Day, Evening, Weekend, Rotation Shift
Compassionate Care Hospice | Glendale, CA
Responsible to report patients condition to assigned nurse and adhere to company’s policies and procedures...
Tutoring of Nashville | MARIETTA, GA
Transportation to store and medical appointments (vehicle required) Responses are only acknowledged for qualified applicants who provide resumes...
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 Schedule: This position is from 7:00am-12:00pm
Comfort Keepers | Massapequa, NY 11758
Valid Drivers License. Mileage Reimbursement when Driving Clients. We help to keep them independent and safe in the home longer. This position serves the Eastern Nassau and Western Suffolk, South Shor...
National Church Residences | Smith River, CA
Responsible for performing and documenting all duties assigned by the RN. Observes records and reports the client’s care, symptoms, emotional and physical status...
Full Time Regular Employment High school diploma or GED, STNA Required Shift: 1st
Providence Health & Services | Torrance, CA
Providence is calling a per diem Certified Home Health Aide ( CHHA ) to Providence TrinityKids Care Hospice based in Torrance, California...
Category: Certified Nursing Assistant Schedule: On Call
Sunrise Senior Living | Wayne, NJ
ABOUT SUNRISESunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. At Sunrise, you will…...
High School Diploma or GED At least 18 years old
BayCare | Tampa, FL 33646
Certifications and Licensures Required CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Required HHA (Home Health Aide) Or CNA (Nursing Assistant) Required Driver's License State of Florida. Education Required Hig...
High School Diploma
Allina Health | Saint Paul, MN
The city is also home to the Science Museum of MN, the Xcel Energy Center (home of the MN Wild hockey team), and the MN History Center. Complete agency, state, and federal regulatory requirements for ...
High school diploma or GED seven days a week 40 hours per week Day shifts
BAYADA Home Health Care | Canton, MA 02021
BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. As a Home Health Aide, you will be an integral member of a multi-disciplinary health care team that provides home health aide,...
Part Time Experienced one year experience
Eastern Connecticut Health Network | Vernon, CT
The provision of necessary care to patients as designated by a written care plan which is developed by the RN Case Manager or RN Specialty Case Manager...
Per Diem Per Diem - Flex High school diploma or GED required Travel Required Work is performed in varied home settings
Presbyterian Homes & Services | Menomonee Falls, WI
If 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 caring Chris...
Part Time or have 3+ years caregiver experience * Includes working Every Other Weekend
MJHS | Bronx, NY
Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a broad range of facility and community based servicesto help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illn...
Full Time Regular Employment
Signature HealthCARE LLC | Port Charlotte, FL
The Home Health Aide will be responsible for the delivery of home health aide services in accordance with federal, state, accreditation and company guidelines under the direction and supervision of th...
Experienced ...clock hours 75 hour HHA training course and be able to pr and offer flexible hours and number of visits