About the Role
Follows the plan of care to help the consumer to maintain good personal hygiene and maintain a healthy, safe environment. Home Health Aide is to perform ONLY those functions specified for each individual consumer.
1. High school diploma or equivalent, obtained a valid nurses license in PA
2. Demonstrated competency by passing a competency exam developed by the home care agency which meets PA state regulation
3. Completed one of the following: a. A training program developed by a home care agency, home care registry, or the other entity which meets the requirements of PA regulation for training; b. A home health aide training program meeting the requirements of 42 CFR 484.36 (relating to the conditions of participation; home health aide services); or c. The nurse aide certification and training program sponsored by the PA Department of Education and located at www.pde.state.pa.us.