Personal Support Worker (OHA)
Personal Support Worker (ODDS)
Enhanced Homecare Worker
Traditional Health Worker
Enhanced Personal Support Worker
Personal Support Worker Job Coach
Community Health Worker
Personal Health Navigator
Exceptional Personal Support Worker
Homecare workers help other adults and people with disabilities who receive Medicaid or Oregon Project Independence in-home services through Aging and People with Disabilities. To qualify to be a homecare worker, an individual must be 18 years old or older; pass a background check; and legally be able to work in the United States. The enrollment process begins by visiting a local Aging and People with Disabilities (APD) office to complete the required paperwork, submit a background check, and attend a mandatory orientation.
How to Apply
- Visit a local Aging and People with Disabilities office to apply to be a homecare worker.
- Fill out an enrollment packet.
- Pass a background check and other state/federal checks.
- Attend a mandatory orientation at the local office.
- Receive a state issued provider number once you meet all the enrollment criteria.
- Complete your profile on the Registry to find work.
- Attend OHCC trainings and work towards professional development certification.
- Renew your credential every two years by passing a new background check and signing a new enrollment agreement.