Home Health Aides
Also known as
The typical education required for this career in Minnesota is:
Less than high school
People in this occupation tend to earn between $12.27 to $15.21 per hour
Cost of Living
A typical family with two adults - working a combined 60 hours per week - with one child at home needs to earn $18.20 per hour per worker to meet their basic needs.
Daily Work Activities
- Maintain medical records.
- Assist patients with daily activities.
- Give medications or immunizations.
- Engage patients in exercises or activities.
- Feed patients.
The state of Minnesota may require a license to work in this career.
Some employers may require an occupational certification to work in this career.
- National Healthcareer Association - Certified Patient Care Technician/Associate/Nurse Technician - Core
- National Certification Council for Activity Professionals - Activity Assistant Certified - Core
- National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. - Medication Aide Certification - Core
- Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance - Specialty Coding Professional - Core
- National Certification Council for Activity Professionals - Home Care Certification - Core
- National Center for Competency Testing - Nationally Certified Patient Care Technician - Core
- Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance - Advanced Coding Specialist - Advanced
- American Council on Exercise - Functional Training Specialty Certification - Specialty
- American Board of Wound Management - Certified Wound Care Associate - Specialty