Are you interested in becoming a certified home health aide? The home health aide profession is an exciting occupation in a growing industry that allows you to provide a much needed service to patients in their homes. If you’ve always wanted to help others live independently, this profession may be an excellent fit for you.
Best Home Care offers comprehensive certified home health aide training approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing. In addition to providing this training, Best Home Care is a staffing agency in need of qualified, certified home health aides. Who better to hire than those we have trained to meet our strict standards?
Our certified home health aide training program consists of :
Comprehensive training covering all certification topics
English and Spanish classes
Morning and evening schedules
Accelerated training: course lasts from two to three week
All locations are approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing
All of our instructors who teach the course are Registered Nurses approved by the NJBON
Applicants must be 18 years of age, U.S. citizens or qualified legal alien. They must be physically capable of participating in class work such as lifting, getting patients out of bed, giving bed baths, aiding transfers for those with limited mobility, and other patient related care. The NJ Board of Nursing requires that applicants not been convicted on any “Disqualify Crimes”. You will have to pass a criminal background check and be fingerprinted. You must bring your government issued ID and your social security card to register for the class. If you are not a US citizen you must bring in proof of eligibility to work in the USA. A birth certificate is also required for the Board of Nursing application.
The CHHA course consists of 60 hours of class lecture and 16 hours of clinical training in our on-site Location. Once training is complete, students will have the knowledge and skills required by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing to become a Certified Home Health Aide.
After completing the training, you will then need to undergo a competency evaluation and complete the certification process through the New Jersey Board of Nursing. Once you have been certified by the State of New Jersey as a certified home health aide, you may be eligible for employment opportunities through Best Home Care.
Qualified candidates may apply for job openings at Best Home Care. If hired, we provide additional training at no extra charge to ensure that you are fully prepared to deliver the best home care possible.
With a Certified Home Health Aide license, you may find employment in
- Home health agencies
- Home care agencies
- Assisted living residences
- Family care providers