How To Become a HHA in Oregon
Oregon does not require more than the minimum federal training standards to be employed as a home health aide (HHA) by a Medicare-certified home health agency.
HHA training programs in Oregon need to be at least 75 hours; make sure you understand how to get HHA certified in Oregon so you don’t waste time or money along the way.
In order to receive your home health aide certificate in Oregon you need to follow the minimum [federal] home health aide education requirements.
Oregon HHA training programs must consist of:
- at least seventy-five (75) hours of training
- which needs to include at least sixteen (16) hours of clinical training
- plus, there is a requirement to complete twelve (12) hours of continuing education for every twelve (12) months
In Oregon, a home health aide is an entry level position with no specialized training unless they transfer from another state that has such guidance. Homecare certified HHA’s usually have one year’s experience assisting someone professionally and may work for either agencies or individuals as caretakers in their own homes without any hands-on experience at all!
Search for FREE HHA Training in Oregon
Best kept secret? Free HHA training is available in Oregon! The demand is great for home health aides and agencies are offering free training classes; below is an example – be working and making money as a HHA in just weeks!
Oregon HHA Resources
Here’s our search tool to find Oregon HHA agencies and FREE training classes near you!
- Get started as a Oregon home health aide in 4 weeks.
- Learn how to pass the Oregon HHA exam.
- NEW: Oregon food stamp recipients (also called SNAP) can get free HHA training!
Here is the Oregon Administrative Rule 333-027-0130(3) for home health aides.