Home Health Aide

POSITION:                 Home Health Aide

DEPARTMENT:        Home Care

HOURS:                     0.6 FTE (48 hours per pay period with the potential to increase hours)

Includes weekend and holiday rotation, potential for evenings

UNION:                      Yes

UNION NAME:         Local 113


This position is accountable for providing personal care and designated health related services designed to maintain the client’s physical and emotional well-being in compliance with the Agency’s policies, procedures and standards for the Home Health Aide/ Homemaker. The HHA/HMKR is responsible to the supervising nurse.


Education/Training: Must have a CNA certificate and completed the competency test-out satisfactorily, or possess a 75 hour CNA certificate and a 15 hour HHA certificate or have a 90 hour HHA certificate or have completed the competency test-out satisfactorily.


  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with client, family and home care staff members.
  • Must be able to demonstrate efficiency, motivation and competency in skills assigned.
  • Reliable transportation to client’s home as assigned.
  • Must have a valid Minnesota Driver’s License.
  • Some travel out of city limits will be required.
  • Basic computer skills, understanding of medical terminology.
  • Must be punctual, attendance satisfactory and provides proper notice of absence or tardiness.
  • Must be able to handle conflict in diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible to changing situations and to client schedules on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to prioritize and organize work efficiently to accomplish workload in time allotted.
  • Willing to work with others and cooperate fully for the good of all.
  • Must maintain a positive attitude.
  • Attends mandatory in-services, competencies and education as required by statutes.
  • Must follow safety rules/regulations of the agency, reporting injuries and accidents to managerial staff.