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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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Director of Nursing - Home Health– RN – Home Health Director- Registered Nurse – RN - DON of Home Health – Director of Home Health Miami, FL Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced Home Health Nurse Manager or Director to take on the role of a Home Health executive with a reputable, financially stable and lucrative Home Health care agency with hospital ties and b...
Home Health Director Registered Nurse, RN Southern FL (Just north of Miami) $70,000 - $120,000 (DOE) Here's an incredible opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced nurse to take on the role of Director of Home Health at a highly reputable Medicare and Medicaid home health agency located in a highly desirable area approximately 20 miles north of Miami, FL. Home Health Director $70,00...
RN Case Manager Company Name: Ascend Home Health Care Location: To cover the territory in and around Worcester, Marlborough, & Charlton Massachusetts Schedule: Full Time Company Profile: When it comes to home health care, experience matters. Ascend Home Health Care, is a licensed Medicare and Medicaid home health agency offering an array of services to help our patients achieve their goals of...
Vitas Job ID: 2014-35402 Location: New Jersey Shore 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. Qualifications: Qua...
CLINICAL DIRECTOR - HOME HEALTH CARE Nightingale Home Care Inc., established in 1994, is seeking an exceptional Registered Nurse for its Clinical Director position. We offer a competitive compensation package including salary, medical and supplemental insurance, a generous vacation & sick leave plan, & retirement investment program. We provide exceptional home care for elderly, frail or chronica...
Full Time Greensboro Home Health Office - 7900 Triad Center Dr, Greensboro, NC 27410 A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: Springfield & Northampton area of Massachusetts Schedule: Days Company Overview: At Ascend Hospice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & So...
Company Name: Ascend Hospice (www.ascendhospice.com) Location: Concord & Lexington area of Massachusetts Schedule: Days Company Overview: At Ascend Hospice we believe that Hospice is for the life we live, and that life should be lived – from its beginning to its end – fully and with great dignity. We follow an individualized holistic approach to Hospice incorporating the Mind, Body, & Soul; do...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...
Follow the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Let us be Your Road to Success Rotech is seeking dedicated a Patient Service Technician-Local Delivery Driver who wants to be part of a company who makes a difference in patient’s lives. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and caring individual who will perform deliveries, provide services and ensure patients understand instructions ...

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Certified Nursing Assistant - Home Health

Salaries

$16,640.00 - $33,280.00
Typical Salary for Certified Nursing Assistant - Home Health
(194 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Certification
29.5%
Some College Coursework Completed
27.9%
High School
15.6%
Associates
9%
Vocational
7.4%
Bachelor's
4.1%
Some High School Coursework
2.5%
(122 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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