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Home Health Aide Job Overview

For those who have chronic illnesses, live with disabilities or have severe cognitive impairments, home health aides provide personalized care and help. Having this type of healthcare worker in their homes allows many to keep up some independence and avoid full-time living in nursing home facilities. Depending on state laws, home health aides can even administer medications and check patient vital signs under the direct supervision of a registered nurse or other licensed healthcare professional.

Home Health Aide Job Education Requirements

No formal training is usually necessary to accept a job as a home health aide. Most companies require a high school diploma or its equal at the least for qualified applicants. Those working in licensed hospice or home health businesses may need to successfully complete a certified training course from an approved institution and pass an exam. Coursework covers basic life support, CPR, core healthcare concepts, terminology and first aid. Many programs allow home health aides to complete the training program online or in a traditional classroom setting.

Home Health Aide Job Market

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the job market for home health aides to grow by 48 percent from 2012 through 2022 -- that's "much faster than average." The growth of the retirement population in the United States is the chief catalyst for new jobs in this industry. As of 2013, federal research data says that more than 800,000 people in the country work in this field. The largest segment, 332,480 home health aides, work in the home health care services field for larger healthcare companies. New York, as of the same reporting year, employs the largest number of home health aides at 128,480.

Home Health Aide Job Salary Information

As of 2013, the mean annual salary for home health aides is $22,050 with a mean hourly wage of $10.60. Pay can increase with length of employment, additional certifications, and experience. Aides can use this job as an entry way into larger managerial opportunities, such as nursing home manager, which come with better pay and benefits.

The median, or middle 50 percent, of workers in the home health aide field earned slightly less at $21,020 annually, or $10.10 per hour. The highest paying employers for home health aides are physicians' offices and psychiatric hospitals, which pay $27,490 and $37,380 per year, respectively. The more than 300,000 working directly for home health care service providers earn $21,830 per year, or $10.50 per hour.

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The Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager. This is a full-time Certified Home Health Aide position providing patient care in the City of San Francisco and San Mateo Co...
$1000 Sign On Bonus Available! Home Health Aides Starting Pay $10/hr Hospice Aides Starting Pay $12.25/hr Senior Independence is a faith-based Home Health & Hospice agency in Akron, OH. We offer competitive pay and mileage reimbursement. Apply: oprs.org/careers Select location: Senior Independence – Akron/Canton EOE...
Heritage HHC is hiring PRN or Full time STNA's/HHA's to care for Canton, Massillon and Alliance clients. Call 330 494-8450 ASAP....
CareGivers America is a family-owned, regional provider of Non-Medical Home Care, Home Health, Medical Supply, and Medical & Non-Medical Staffing services is presently hiring per diem Home Health Aides and Certified Nurses Assistants to assist patients (pediatrics-geriatrics) in their homes. No experience is needed. We will provide you with all the training you need! Resumes to RJacobs@caregivers...
CareGivers America is a family-owned, regional provider of Non-Medical Home Care, Home Health, Medical Supply, and Medical & Non-Medical Staffing services is presently hiring per diem Home Health Aides and Certified Nurses Assistants to assist patients (pediatrics-geriatrics) in their homes. No experience is needed. We will provide you with all the training you need! Resumes to RJacobs@caregivers...
The Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager. Certification in your state required. High school graduate or equivalent required. Qualified candidates must have one (1) ...
Vitas Job ID: 2014-28509 Location: San Diego Min. Exp.(Yrs): 1 Category: Nursing Overview: The Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager. This is a Full Time Home He...
The Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager. The full-time Certified Home Health Aide will work standard days/hours Monday-Friday from 8am-4:30pm. This position provides...
The Certified Home Health Aide is a non-exempt employee trained to provide personal care and services to the terminally ill to augment that care given by family members. Functions under the direct instruction and supervision of the VITAS nurse and/or the VITAS Team Manager. Certification in your state required. High school graduate or equivalent required. Qualified candidates must have one (1) ...
Now Hiring! PRN/On-Call Home Health Aide Snohomish County, WA Signature Services - 1510 140th Ave. NE #100 - Bellevue, WA 98005 Job Description/Requirements: As a Signature CNA/Home Health Aide, you will provide quality and supportive care to assigned clients/patients in their place of residence, according to the established plan of care under the instruction and supervision of a registered n...
Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? If so, Privatus Care Solutions is now offering per diem opportunities in our client homes and alter...
Attention: Caring Home Care Professionals, skilled to work with the elderly and the disabled. Very Busy Home Care Agency has client referrals for both Male & Female CNAs & HHAs. You can have the freedom to choose referrals that have days, times and locations that fit your needs. To register or for more information call your desired referral locations below. Call 727-797-8600 for: Largo, Semin...
Greater Medford Visiting Nursing Association GMVNA offers a private home care service & provides personalized assistance to adults wherever they call home. Our goal is for our clients to remain healthy and safe in their own home. Benefits joining our team include: Supportive working environment, Nurse assistance to answer questions 24-7, FREE in-service onsite educational programs and flexible s...
Polar Ridge Senior Living is a 114 unit senior housing community opening in North St Paul on April 1st 2015. We will offer a full continuum of care including independent living, assisting living, memory care and enhanced care in beautiful apartment style setting. We are currently recruiting for several different positions including RN, LPN, Maintenance Supervisor, Community Life Director, Communi...
We are passionate about providing our clients exceptional care that enables them to remain in their homes. And we realize that our team members are instrumental to our continued success. ABOUT US Integrity Home Health & Skilled Care is the leading provider of home health and skilled care services in the Greater Grand Traverse area. We are accredited by a nationally recognized accreditation agenc...
SHORTER SHIFTS AVAILABLE!! Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? If so, Privatus Care Solutions is now offering per diem opportunities i...
Comfort Keepers is growing and we are hiring immediately for STNAs and Home Health Aides in the Warren, OH area. Our caregivers help our clients to remain at home by providing assistance with personal care and the Activities of Daily Living. If you are an experienced, caring individual looking for a rewarding position making a difference in the lives of older adults in your community, please app...
We are looking for top-notch CNAs/HHAs/Nursing Students and will also consider experienced PCAs. Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? I...
Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? If so, Privatus Care Solutions is now offering per diem opportunities in our client homes and alter...
Are you responsible for multiple patients daily in a hospital, skilled nursing facility, or assisted living community, rushing from one room to the next? Would it be a refreshing change to care for people one to one, being able to take the time needed to make someone feel comfortable and respected? If so, Privatus Care Solutions is now offering per diem opportunities in our client homes and alter...

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