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A Home Health Aide provides basic medical and personal care to patients in a clinical setting and home setting. Essential duties and responsibilities often include the following:

  • Taking and recording of vital signs (temperature, blood pressure, etc)
  • Directs patient in ways to live independently
  • Assists with eating (including purchase, preparation and serving)
  • Home maintenance (including cleaning, laundry and buying supplies)
  • Assists with bathing, grooming, and moving around
  • Provides medication reminders and assistance with medications
  • Assists with errands and appointments
  • Communicates the patient’s needs to nurses and doctors as appropriate
  • Aids the patient in the use of any medical devise and equipment required for their specific condition


High School Diploma or equivalent Required. Background check required. Forms provided. Please do not do on your own.

Mandatory Orientations

Please register online to reserve your spot.
Please click here for a list of orientation dates and registration links.
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Requirements

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED at registration.
  • Current TB clearance (within the last year)
  • Vaccination Records – must include Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, MMR, Varicella, current flu shot, and COVID-19
  • Students must purchase their own informs and supplies.
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Employment Outlook Facts

Median Salary: $24,060
Job Growth: 37%
Job Openings (2018-28): 3,253,000
Source: www.bls.gov