Becoming a home health aide in Nevada has never been a better idea than it is today with the expected future of the career in the great state of Nevada. Most healthcare careers in Nevada are also seeing wonderful future growth and we will break it all down for you below! Those living in and around Las Vegas, Reno, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Sparks and Carson City will be seeing most of the new jobs and most of the future growth.
How to Become a HHA in Nevada
If you are looking at becoming an HHA in Nevada, you should know what the day to day tasks are and we cover those in detail at the link here. For the steps to get your career going, see below and keep on reading.
What’s the Process for Becoming a HHA in Nevada?
In this section we’ll take a more detailed look at the required steps for becoming a HHA in the State of Nevada.
Step 1 – Complete high school or earn your G.E.D.
As long as you have already received your high school diploma or your GED equivalent, you will have fulfilled the beginning requirements of HHA training in Nevada.
Step 2: Register for a state-approved Home Health Aide training in Nevada
Employers who accept Medicare or Medicaid from their clients are required to use certified individuals in order to be eligible for the government assistance programs so it is really important to get your HHA certification in Nevada.
Accredited Home Health Aide Classes in Nevada
Great Basin College 1500 College Parkway Elko NV 89801 775-738-8493 Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Milan Institute-Sparks 950 Industrial Way Sparks NV 89431 775-348-7200 Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Milan Institute-Las Vegas 710 South Tonopah Drive Las Vegas NV 89106-4031 702-671-4242 Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Truckee Meadows Community College 7000 Dandini Blvd Reno NV 89512-3999 775-673-7000 Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Western Nevada College 2201 West College Parkway Carson City NV 89703-7399 775-445-3000 Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
College of Southern Nevada 6375 W. Charleston Blvd. Las Vegas NV 89146-1164 702-651-5000 Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide
Step 3: Complete your HHA training program and any state required internship hrs
Candidates that pass their classes fr home health aid training in the state of Nevada will still a requirement to meet. That is the need to complete 75 classroom hours and 16 clinical hours before becoming eligible for taking the Nevada Home Health Aide certification test.
Step 4: Pass the Nevada HHA certification examination
Pass the certification exam and be on your way to getting your actual certification in Nevada. If you want to see more about the two parts of the HHA certification exam in Nevada, see our great resource here. We break down all the ins and outs of the test and more!
Outlook for Home Health Aide salary in Nevada
There is a great need for Home Health Aides in Nevada with the Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasting a 28% growth in the state of Nevada through 2026. Further down is a more in depth description of HHA pay in Nevada by area in Nevada. Cities in Nevada that will see most of the growth are Las Vegas, Reno, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Sparks and Carson City.
|Las Vegas-Paradise, NV MSA||Hourly||$9.58||$11.84||$26.14|
|Carson City, NV MSA||Hourly||$9.84||$11.37||$26.86|
|Reno-Sparks, NV MSA||Hourly||$8.42||$10.63||$14.92|