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You like to help people. We can make it happen.

Preferred is always seeking caring, compassionate, and qualified people who want to grow their careers in healthcare — and make a difference.

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Enjoy a job that lets you make people happier — every day

Home health aides like you create comfort, safety, and joy. When you work as a home health aide, you have the power to make a lonely, ill, or disabled person feel:

Healthier

Your work promotes their health — and may prevent life-threatening conditions.

Safer

Your steady presence makes them feel safe, loved and wanted.

Full of Hope

Your companionship and care make them feel that life is worth living.

What does a Home Health Aide do?

On a day-to-day level, you’ll be responsible to help your patient with tasks like:

Companionship

Mobility

Running errands

Bathing

Grooming

Meal preparation

Medication & appointment reminders

Continence issues

Creating a safe home environment

Why work
with Preferred?

Get great pay + benefits

COMPENSATION

Enjoy above-average rates, important benefits, and salaries that are paid right on time. You’ll get medical coverage, vacation + sick days, plus special rates for live-in positions.

Family Health Benefits

Direct Deposit

Transit Cards

24-hour support

Referral Bonuses

Paid Vacations

Know you’ll always have a job

Job Security

As one of the largest home care agencies in New York, Preferred has thousands of cases at its fingertips. Which means that you won’t go without work: if you lose your case, you’ll likely get another within 72 hours.

Get a quality education — for free

Training

Not yet certified as an HHA? Preferred will help you get there — for free. In our very own Department-of-Health-approved school, you’ll receive the gold-standard in home health aide training, under careful nurse supervision.

Feel supported and empowered

Community

When you give your heart and soul every day, you need to be filled up too! Expect to enjoy:

Regular content on self-care — because a good aide needs to take care of herself

Monthly updates & news — so you can stay connected and current on the latest in patient care

A comprehensive monthly survey — to make sure you have whatever you need to succeed

Service excellence recognition — because good aides deserve to be celebrated

Regular check-in emails — to help ease your transition and ensure ongoing satisfaction

Frequent gifts — because we really appreciate you.

Access ongoing professional development

In-Services

When you’re caring for the vulnerable elderly, you want to know you’re doing the absolute best. Our info-packed monthly in-services give you practical tools to make your job easier — and your patient happier.

Enjoy flexible hours

Convenient Scheduling

You’re juggling a lot— and you need a job that suits your family and lifestyle. We offer part- and full-time positions on different days of the week, so you can choose the case that works for you.

Join 7,564 people like you who love coming to work

“I would recommend PHCNY to other home health aides and patients”

72.2% of aides agree or strongly agree.

“I am happy working for PHCNY”

90% of aides agree or strongly agree.

“I am likely to stay with Preferred”

91% of aides strongly agree.

*Results gleaned from 2018 companywide emailed survey.

“Am I qualified to be a home health aide?”

We are always seeking certified home health aides in the NYC metropolitan area. To qualify, you must be:

Compassionate

Reliable

Caring

Understanding

Trustworthy

You must also be able to:

Care for patients respectfully and ethically

Find reliable transportation to and from the patient’s home

Communicate regularly with staff and nurses

Record & monitor patient health & information

Adapt easily to different environments

Successfully complete home health aide training. (Click here to apply for free schooling!)

Do you have what it takes to change someone’s life?

If you:

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Enjoy being with people

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Love making an impact in others’ lives

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Appreciate the opportunity to learn new skills and grow in your career

Then you belong with us!

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Preferred Home Care of New York is an equal opportunity employer.