Certified Home Health Aide Training
A certified home health aide can make the difference one patient at a time because they are the heart of healthcare.
Certified Home Health Aide Classes in New Jersey
This is a 3-week 76 hour course.
Employment opportunities are available after completion of the course.
This course will be on-site.
Course Description and Details
"CHHA” means a certified homemaker-home health aide who is employed by a home care services agency and who, under supervision of a registered professional nurse, follows a delegated nursing regimen or performs tasks which are delegated.
A CHHA may perform home-making activities, as requested, or assigned by the patient, the patient’s family, or a registered professional nurse responsible for the patient’s care.
When you or a loved one are recovering after an illness and need assistance at home, it is reassuring to know you can hire a certified homemaker-home health aide (CHHA).
You should know that the agencies that employ aides are regulated by the Division of Consumer Affairs, and the aides themselves are regulated by the New Jersey Board of Nursing.
To work as a certified Home Health Aide in NJ, you must meet the following:
Successfully complete a homemaker-home health aide training course that is approved by the Board of Nursing in NJ
Complete a competency evaluation by an NJ licensed home health care agency
Be at least 18 years of age
Possess a valid and current NJ Board of Nursing certification as a Homemaker-Home Health Aide
Employed by a home health care service
Must be supervised by a professional registered nurse
Keep in mind NJ HHA certifications expire every two years and therefore must be renewed. Once certified as an HHA, you will be listed in the online directory of Certified Homemaker-Home Health Aides. This directory is made available to the general public to perform a license check.
K&G Career Academy, New Jersey State is an approved CHHA training program. A CHHA training program will consist of at least 76 hours of training. The program will include 60 hours of classroom instruction and 16 hours of clinical instruction in a skills laboratory and patient care setting.
Training is 3 weeks long; Morning and Evening sessions available
According to the state of New Jersey Bureau of Labor Statistics the average salary for a Certified Home Health Aide range from $28,000 - $35,000.
If you are searching for a complete guide on certified home health aides, please check out our course guide section.