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.
Sutter Health | Florin, CA
For Sutter Senior Care position, must acquire first aid and CPR Certification within six months of hire and maintain current certification thereafter...
High School Graduate or equivalent Exempt One year experience Days of the Week Scheduled 8 Hour Shift
Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital | Dawson, MN
Has a valid Minnesota Driver’s License. Current MN CNA certificate required. The HHA is responsible to report to the supervising nurse. Yes...
Must have a high school diploma Travel Required Must be adaptable and flexible to changing situations and to client schedules on a daily basis
Accountable Home Care, Inc. | Derby, OH
Valid driver’s license and clean driving record. Helping client care for themselves by teaching use of cane or walker, special utensils to eat, special...
2 years experience
Lifespace Communities, Inc. | Shakopee, MN
Must have a valid state driver s license and a good driving record. Certifications and licensure required by state regulations. Current CPR certification...
Part Time High school diploma or equivalent preferred Minimum of one year of experience
Harmony Home Health | Golden, NM
Current CPR card, drivers license, auto insurance and TB test to be kept on file. Maintain auto insurance and driver's license...
Must be 18 years of age ...patient’s needs works under the supervision of a registered n
Perry County Memorial Hospital | Philpot, KY
Certified as a home health aide for the State of Indiana and provide proof of certification. Obtain home health aide certification for the State of Indiana...
High school diploma or equivalent
All Ways Caring HomeCare | Dixie, WV
Provide for the personal needs and comfort of people in their own homes. Whether our clients are recovering from illness, injury or surgery, living with a...
Full Time Must be 18 years of age or older
CK #581 | Pease, MN
Unrestricted driver's license and clean driving record. 24 Hour Support and the tools you need to be successful on the job!...
Must be at least 21 years of age Flexible start dates and scheduling options
St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health | Bryman, CA
Current Home Health Aide Certification, current CPR, valid CA Driver's License and proof of auto insurance...
6 months experience On Call
OMNI Personal Care Services | Leacock-Leola-Bareville, PA
Must have at least one year of experience in an institution setting, have a certificate issued by the state of Arkansas for working in a long term care facility...
Full Time Six months experience Ability to work on a full-time basis and willingness to work flexible...
New Jersey Respite Care Plus, LLC | Peapack and Gladstone, NJ
Must have an automobile and a valid drivers license. Youth, ages 6-18, can participate in group and social activities to enhance their social and emotional well...
Full Time/Part Time High School or equivalent or High School graduate or equivalent
Guardian | Pegram, TN
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements and is in good working order...
(1) year experience
Kaiser Permanente | Banks, OR
Valid driver's license. In-services to update skills and knowledge as mandated by agency policy, state practice acts, and state and federal regulations...
Full Time High school diploma or GED Travel Required One (1) year of CNA experience or equivalent
Cambridge Home Health Care | South Buffalo Township, 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 | Cloverdale, IN
Be a part of the solution for an elderly/disabled individual that just wants to live in their own home. We are looking for responsible and dedicated Caregivers,...
Full Time Flexible scheduling – you tell us what days and hours you are available to work evening and weekend shifts
ResCare | Quincy, WA
Provide for the personal needs and comfort of people in their own homes. Must have clean driving record and background check...
Full Time Must be 18 years of age or older
Blossom Home Care | Bronx, 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
Holy Redeemer | Chesterfield Township, NJ
Valid certification, driver's license and reliable transportation a must.... Certified HHA/CNA qualified for employment under PA state regulation...
Full Time High School diploma or equivalent preferred
United Methodist Homes | Kirkwood, NY
Current and valid certification as a Home Health Aide in New York State. United Methodist Homes is currently hiring full and part time Certified Home Health...
Part Time A High School Diploma or GED Weekend bonus and shift differential payments
Kindred At Home | Avon, AL
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