Home Health Aide

Home health aides provide basic patient care under direction of nursing staff. Perform duties, such as cook for, feed, bathe (including bathe in bed), dress, groom, move patients, change linens, house cleaning, and accompany patient to doctor appointments.

Typical Salary Range: 
$10 - $15 per hour
Who Does Well: 

People with compassion, patience, and an interest in taking care of other people. Self-motivated people who can work with minimum supervision in a patient's home. 

Types of Employers: 

Public and proviate home-care agencies

Career Path: 

Can lead to careers as a Certified Nursing Assistant

How to find a job: 

Online job websites, LinkedIN, temporary staffing agencies, networking. Skills developed in these programs can be used in a multitude of healthcare settings.