Home Care Provider

Do you live in El Paso, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Laredo, Rio Grande City, Pharr, Brownsville, Falfurrias, or Corpus Christi and are interested in a career as a Provider with APC Home Health Service? You can find all the information you need on this page to prepare your application for a satisfying job as a Home Provider.


What are the application requirements for a standard APC Provider?  

At APC, we require standard Provider attendants to be at least 18 years of age and have a valid ID, such as a state-issued ID, Drivers 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.

For those who will be Provider attendants for children, APC requires applicants to hold a high school diploma as well as references and proof of at least one year of experience working with children 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. The level of satisfaction with which each task is carried out will be confirmed with your patient by our APC staff following our standard procedures. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions outlined below.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience as a homemaker or attendant with experience in care of the elderly or the disabled.
  • Knowledge or experience in home management and assistance with activities of daily living, shopping, household duties, and the purchase and preparation of food.

Language Skills:

  • The ability to read Scheduled Tasks Assigned
  • The ability to interpret documents such as routine memos
  • The ability to speak effectively with consumers and employees of the agency
  • Preferred: bilingualism in English and Spanish

Reasoning Ability:

  • The ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in written, oral, or diagram form
  • The ability to identify and report problems that could arise during the course of the job
  • The ability to comprehend instructions

Other Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the materials, methods, and practices to be followed in maintaining a household, such as meal planning and preparation, house care, laundry, and more
  • Basic skills in personal hygiene care and safety measures
  • The ability to exercise patience, understanding, and tact
  • The ability to respect and be understanding of people of different races, cultures, and backgrounds

Health & Physical Standards:

  • Must be in physical and mental health that will enable the attendant to carry out all the essential tasks of the job
  • Provide documentation that the applicant is free of communicable disease (such as tuberculosis) to be maintained in the employee's confidential Medical File

Additional Information


Background Employment Checks:

A Criminal History Check must be conducted prior to hire. APC will call The Employee Misconduct Registry to ensure the applicant is not on the registry for acts of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation. We will also confirm with The Nurse Aide Registry that the applicant has never been listed on the Employee Misconduct Registry and had their certification revoked for acts of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation. 


Work Environment:

The work environment varies from home to home as assigned to provide services to the consumer. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions. The temperature in the consumer’s home may be unstable and may vary from normal, cold, warm, or hot. 


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential tasks and functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


If you live in El Paso, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Laredo, Rio Grande City, Pharr, Brownsville, Falfurrias, or Corpus Christi, get in touch with us about becoming a Home Provider today!