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Aide - Home Health

Provide 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.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Assisting and Caring for Others - administer medications or treatments
  • Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with supervisor or case manager.
  • Getting Information
  • Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, baths, wheelchairs, or automobiles and with dressing and grooming.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Bathe patients.
  • Administer prescribed oral medications, under the written direction of physician or as directed by home care nurse or aide, and ensure patients take their medicine.
  • Documenting/Recording Information - maintain dental or medical records

About the test

The HR Avatar Aide - Home Health Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Aide - Home Health test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
Personality
  • Adaptable
  • Competitive
  • Corporate Citizenship
  • Develops Relationships
  • Enjoys Problem-Solving
  • Exhibits a Positive Work Attitude
  • Expressive and Outgoing
  • Innovative and Creative
  • Needs Structure
  • Seeks Perfection
  Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Self-Awareness
  • Emotional Self-Control
  • Empathy

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:31-1011.00
Simulation Context:Customer Service Face-to-Face
O*Net Context:Healthcare Support
Price:40 Credits ($40 USD)
Note:This test contains questions that can be more difficult to complete on touch screen devices. A device with a keyboard, such as a laptop, desktop, or certain tablets is recommended. Test-takers using touch devices will be advised to optionally change to a keyboard device.
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2016)
Bottom 10%:
$17,990 or less
Bottom 25%:
$19,890 or less
Median:
$22,600 (Average)
Top 25%:
$25,760 or more
Top 10%:
$30,610 or more

Hourly US Wages (2016)
Bottom 10%:
$8.65 or less
Bottom 25%:
$9.56 or less
Median:
$10.87 (Average)
Top 25%:
$12.39 or more
Top 10%:
$14.72 or more

US Employment Statistics
2014:
913,500
2024 (projected):
1,261,900
Annual U.S. Job Openings:55,479

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • English Language
Top Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Service Orientation
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Critical Thinking
  • Monitoring
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Time Management
Top Abilities
  • Oral Expression
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Problem Sensitivity
  • Near Vision
  • Inductive Reasoning
  • Speech Recognition
  • Information Ordering
  • Speech Clarity
Education Requirements
High School Diploma:
63%
Post-Secondary Certificate:
21%
Some College:
7%
Associate's Degree (2 yr):
9%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
None:
31%
Less than 1 Month:
3%
1 - 3 Months:
2%
3 - 6 Months:
13%
6 Months - 1 Year:
20%
1 - 2 Years:
24%
2 - 4 Years:
6%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Care Giver, Caregiver, Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA), Certified Medical Aide (CMA), Certified Nurses Aide (CNA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Companion, Direct Care Counselor, Direct Care Professional, Direct Care Worker, Direct Support Professional, Habilitation Training Specialist, Health Care Assistant, Health Service Worker, Health Support Specialist (HSS), Healthcare Associate, Home Attendant, Home Care Aide, Home Care Attendant, Home Care Giver, Home Care Provider, Home Health Aid, Home Health Aide (HHA), Home Health Attendant, Home Health Care Provider, Home Health Provider, Home Help Aide, Hospice Aide, Hospice/Home Health Aide, In Home Caregiver, Independent Living Specialist, Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA), Nurse's Companion, Nursing Assistant, Patient Service Representative, Resident Care Aide, Resident Care Associate, Resident Care Provider, Residential Aide, Residential Counselor, State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)

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  • Understand standard documentation practice.
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