Career Starter - fresno County
Home Health Care AidesProvide routine individualized healthcare such as changing bandages and dressing wounds, and applying topical medications to the elderly, convalescents, or persons with disabilities at the patient's home or in a care facility. Monitor or report changes in health status. May also provide personal care such as bathing, dressing, and grooming of patient.
Annual Median Wage:
$25,126.40 ($12.08 per hour)
High school diploma or equivalent
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Engage patients in exercises or activities
Give medications or immunizations
Assist patients with daily activities
Maintain medical records.
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Funded by the Fresno Regional Workforce Development Board, an equal opportunity employer, and program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities and/or limited English.