Requirements to become a home care aide (HCA) is a minimum of one year’s experience at an institutional care facility. It is not required to have a high school diploma or GED.
As part of the application process, applicants undergo a vetting procedure, in which they are carefully screened by two federal agencies. Other steps include background, references, and DMV checks. In addition applicants submit to a biometric fingerprint scan, TB testing, skills testing, and a 25-point assessment evaluation.
Once an employee of CAREWORKS, initial training is supplemented by an annual 10 hours of additional training. The monitoring and supervision of each HCA is taken seriously by CAREWORKS, whose primary goal is each patient’s comfort, safety, and well-being while under the care of a HCA.
If you feel you have what it takes to pursue a career in home health care, please email your resume in Word or PDF to firstname.lastname@example.org.