Lesson 3: CHHA Employment Recruitment

CHHA Employment Recruitment

  1. It is essential for case coordinators and HR specialists to engage in collaborative communication to work together to maintain an ongoing open recruitment plan for onboarding CHHAs employees on a monthly basis. 
  2. CHHAs are an essential part of the home care team; without the CHHA staff, clients will not be able to receive good quality consistent are.
  3. Case coordinators and HR specialists are responsible for spending a minimum of 25 hours per week reaching out to potential applicants, in efforts to maintain a consistent influx of newly hired CHHAs each month.
  4. CHHA recruitment resources include:
  5. The NJ Board of the nursing list of Certified Home Health Aides within the surrounding counties
  6. A frequently updated list of CHHA student graduates that complete the E & S Agency CHHA program
  7. CHHA classroom presentation for employment
  8. Applicants received from job boards such as Indeed, Craigslist, etc.
  9. Walk-In Applicants and referrals
  10. It is essential for case coordinator and HR specialists to build outstanding professional relationships with all CHHAs through effective and prompt communication, acknowledgment of employee, and client-related challenges in the home care and employment security.
  11. Recruitment outreach shall be properly executed by calling, texting, and emailing potential CHHA candidates and applicants daily from the recruitment resources provided by the agency.
  12. The HR Specialist shall post for open positions on all available job boards as frequently as once per week.
  13. During all recruitment efforts, case coordinators and HR specialists shall emphasize the agency’s benefits:
  14. $250 Sign-On Bonus offered to all new employees (see bonus timecard for requirements for obtaining the bonus)
  15. Health Insurance for Full-time employees
  16. Flexible work schedule and minimal travel required to and from clients’ homes
  17. Friendly, supportive and healthy working environment and culture
  18. It is important to provide the candidate with:
    1. An imminent date for an interview
    2. A text message and/or email with the agency’s address
    3. A text message and/or email with the requirements to bring in on the day of the interview.
  19. Case coordinators shall also maintain frequent follow-up communication with active and inactive employees for status on work availability.  This shall be done daily.