The Home Health Aide is an important part of the client’s healthcare team. Home Health Aides care for the client in the clients' own home, helping with personal care and household chores so that client does not have to be placed in a skilled nursing facility. You will do things like check the client's vital signs and monitor their physical and mental health status reporting any changes in a client’s condition to the client’s Case Manager/nurse. Generally, the HHA will spend the most time caring for the client, she/he may be the first person to notice and chart changes in the client’s health. The HHA reports directly to the Case Manager. -HHA/CNA will need to complete all HHA/CNA training and provide a copy of completion or hold a current CNA certificate for the state in which you will be working.
- Must have a current and valid driver's license that is without limitations or conditions.
- Must have a clean driving record without any major infractions within the past 3 years.
- Maintain a minimum of 12 hours per year of continued education in health care.
- Must demonstrate competence in home health care skills and basic knowledge.