The 2013-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the Oregon Home Care Commission (OHCC) and SEIU provided two new worker classifications with increased service payment rates. The two new worker classifications are Enhanced homecare and personal support workers and Exceptional personal support worker.
The Enhanced Certification is a pre-requisite for the Exceptional Certification
One of the two is required to begin Enhanced Certification training:
Enhanced Certification valid for 24 months; may start renewing certification on the twelfth month.