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.
Gentiva Health Services, Inc. | Hamden, CT
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...
State Department of Education | Lansdale, PA
CareSense Home Health Care is hiring for Home health Aides to care for clients in their home. Duties will include companionship, light housekeeping personal care, and possible errands...
Hours: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Rotation Shift
OhioHealth | Delaware, OH 43015
Field of Study:. Compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Education, Certification, Registration, LicenseHighschool or GED. The Home Health Aide is responsible to the clinical manage...
Full Time/Part Time High School Diploma or Graduate Degree or LicenseHighschool or GED Associate Level
BAYADA Home Health Care | Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
BAYADA Home Health Care, Inc. Cape Regional Home Health Care| Managed by BAYADA provides in-home health care services to adults and seniors in Cape May County,...
Part Time Experienced Travel Required one year experience
Comfort Keepers | Royersford, PA 19468
Drivers License and Reliable Vehicle. Pass State and National Background Checks. Pottstown, Gilbertsville, Royersford, Spring City, Parker Ford,Valley Forge, and Surrounding Areas. Comfort Keepers is ...
Full Time/Part Time
AccentCare | Beaumont, TX
AccentCare® is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing...
Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)
Hancock OMJ | Findlay, OH
Ohio’s leading Home Care Agency, Home Care by Black Stone, is seeking caring, compassionate and dependable STNAs, CNAs or HHAs to provide services to our many clients in all areas...
Sunrise Senior Living | Edison, NJ
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...
Tutoring of Nashville | Washington, DC
HSC Home Care, LLC is rapidly expanding! As the result of our growth we are hiring for a variety of positions, including Home Health Aides (and LPNs)! Join a team of experienced, dependable, reliable,...
Part Time High School Diploma Required
BayCare | Tampa, FL
Healthcare in related field. State of Florida. The Home Health Aide is a non licensed member of the patient care team and works under the guidance an supervision of the staff nurse in providing person...
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 32 hours per week Day shifts
Signature HealthCARE LLC | Jacksonville, 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
Mercy | Washington, MO
Valid driver’s license. CNA certified CPR Certified. A combination of patient care experience and patient care training consisting of a minimum of 60 hours of classroom instruction plus a minimum of 1...
Part Time ...practical training 60 hours of classroom instruction plus a mini
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...
Provident Care, Inc. | Modesto, CA
You must already be registered and have your name appear on the California Dept. of Social Services Caregiver Registry to qualify for the bonus...
Sanford Health | Luverne, MN
Valid driver’s license required. Minnesota Certified Nursing Assistant License required with additional home health aide training. State approved nursing assistant course of at least 75 hours. Must us...
High School Diploma or Graduate Degree One year experience
Presbyterian Homes & Services | Clive, IA
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 primarily working overnight hours and includes working every other weekend and scheduled holidays
Empath Health | Clearwater, FL
The event is being held on May 19 from 1:00-3:00PM at our Clearwater facility. Please call for more information. We look forward to hearing from you...
Adventist Health | Bakersfield, CA
The Home Health Aide is a certified nursing assistant (CNA) whose services are provided under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Such care includes ambulation and exercise, assistance with self-ad...
Missouri School for the Deaf | St. Louis, MO
Home Health Aide (17001565) What You Will Do: As a home health aide for Amedisys you will provide one on one personal care to patients in their home setting using a patient specific care plan to facil...
Full Time Degree required - High School Diploma Shift: Day Schedule: Not Specified