How do I become a Home Care Provider with APC?


Are you interested in a career as a Home Care Provider (also known as a Home Health Aide) and live in El Paso, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Laredo, Rio Grande City, McAllen, Brownsville, Falfurrias, or Corpus Christi?


 As one of the biggest generations of Americans continues to age, the need for Providers has dramatically increased over the past several years. This means that the likelihood of job opportunities and job security for Providers also increases as the Baby Boomer generation becomes more reliant on personal home care. 


To be qualified as a Home Health Aide/Home Care Provider at APC Home Health Service, we have a set of requirements that applicants should meet. 


What are the application requirements for a standard APC Provider? 


At APC, we require standard Provider attendant to be at least 18 years of age and have a valid ID, such as a state-issued ID, Driver’s License, Social Security card, or work permit. Providers must also pass a background check and not be listed on the Texas Nurse Aide Registry or in the Office of Inspector General (OIG) employability records. Those applying as child Providers need a high school diploma, references, and proof of experience in this capacity. 


What kinds of tasks should I be able to perform as an APC Provider? 


Working as a Provider requires a specific set of physical, mental, experiential, and emotional skills and abilities for you to satisfactorily assist and provide the utmost level of comfort for those in your care, such as the following: 


Experience as a homemaker or attendant with experience in care of the elderly or the disabled, including completing tasks such as daily living activities, shopping, household duties, and the purchase and preparation of food 


Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish 


Excellent comprehension and reasoning abilities for the safety of those in your care 


The ability to exercise patience, understanding, tact, respect, and understanding of people of different races, cultures, abilities, and backgrounds


 Must be in physical and mental health that will enable you to carry out all the essential tasks of the job A few additional requirements Applicants must also successfully pass a background check. If you live in South Texas, get in touch with us about becoming a Home Provider today!