Travel Home Health Nurse Jobs

Home health nursing is a nursing specialty that’s open to RNs, LPNs, or LVNs, depending on the position. Home health nurses visit patients in their homes to provide one-on-one medical care. Home health patients may be elderly, physically disabled, mentally handicapped, suffering from a chronic disease, terminally ill, or recovering from an injury or accident. Home health nurses practice in a non-traditional work environment and often care for the same patients long-term, which may appeal to those looking for a change of pace.

Home health nurse salary Home health RNs earn more than home health LPNs. According to PayScale, home health RNs have an average annual salary of $63,144 annually. Broken down, staff home health RNs can expect to earn about $1,214 weekly and $30.35 hourly in a 40-hour work week. In comparison, NurseFly data listed an average weekly salary of $1,314 for home health travel nurses in 2019. Typically, travel nurses who travel at least 50 miles from their permanent tax home also earn tax-free stipends, including housing allowances, per diems for meals, and health insurance.

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SSM Health
Registered Nurse (RN) - Home Health
Green Lake, Wisconsin
SSM Health · posted 11 hours ago
Sign On Bonus commitments: $5K bonus = 1 year commitment Lump sum payout upon hire $10K bonus = 2 year commitment. $5k paid upon hire; $5k after 12 months Relocation bonus commitment is 1 year for ...
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$24-38/hour
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TotalMed Case Management Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Central Home Health Care an Amedisys Company
Newnan, Georgia
TotalMed Case Management Staffing · posted 18 hours ago
$2,652/week
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NuWest Travel Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Livingston HealthCare (Livingston, MT 59047)
Livingston, Montana
NuWest Travel Nursing · posted 18 hours ago
$2,240/week
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Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center
Florence, Oregon
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$2,158/week
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Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Kaiser Permanente East Bay Hospice Services CA
Oakland, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$2,106/week
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Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center
Redwood City, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$2,106/week
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Accountable Healthcare Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
MedStar Visiting Nurse Association
Calverton, Maryland
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$2,080/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Providence Alaska Medical Center
Anchorage, Alaska
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,924/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Augusta Health
Fishersville, Virginia
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,911/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
MedStar Visiting Nurse Association DC
Washington, District Of Columbia
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,872/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
St Helena Hospital
St. Helena, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,794/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Holy Redeemer Home Care NJ
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,716/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Holy Redeemer HomeCare PA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,716/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Partners Healthcare at Home
Waltham, Massachusetts
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,716/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Providence Home Care
Burbank, California
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,690/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
University of New Mexico Hospital
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,638/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Riverside Regional Medical Center
Newport News, Virginia
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,607/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Bon Secours Rappahannock General Hospital
Kilmarnock, Virginia
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,566/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Faith Regional Health Services NE
Norfolk, Nebraska
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,560/week
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Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Mercy Medical Center
Roseburg, Oregon
Accountable Healthcare Staffing · posted 15 hours ago
$1,471/week
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What are the best agencies for Home Health Nurse jobs?

The agencies on NurseFly that currently have the most Home Health Nurse jobs are Ardor Health Solutions (160), Skyline Med Staff Nursing (73), and SkyBridge Healthcare (52).

How Much Do Home Health Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on NurseFly as of Friday, January 22nd 2021, the average weekly pay for Home Health Nurse jobs is $2,217, but can pay up to $3,605 per week. In 2021, Home Health Nurses jobs on Nursefly paid a gross average weekly pay of $1,728 per week working an average of 36 hours per week. This includes non-taxable compensation like living stipends, meal stipends, and housing which add up to an average value of $1,143 per week.

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  • min - $1,469
  • avg - $2,217
  • max - $3,605

What does a home health nurse do?

The duties of home health nurses vary based on the patient’s needs. Home Health RNs provide basic patient care with various duties, including:

  • Administering IV medications

  • Taking and monitoring vital signs

  • Caring for wounds

  • Administering medication

  • Drawing blood for labs

  • Assisting with ADLs

Home health nurses also keep detailed patient records and may inspect patients’ home medical equipment, such as ventilators, infusion pumps, and dialysis machines, to ensure they’re working correctly.

Where do home health nurses work?

Home health nurses typically work in their patients’ homes, but they may care for patients who reside in an assisted living facility. Nurses typically work for home health agencies, which match them to patients, but they may also be employed by retirement communities, medical centers, insurance companies, government organizations, or travel nursing agencies. Home health nurses may work with a single patient full-time or visit multiple patients every day.

What skills make a good home health nurse?

Because home health nurses work with patients of all ages and perform a wide variety of tasks, they must have well-rounded nursing skills. They must also possess solid documentation and recordkeeping skills, especially if they’re responsible for multiple patients’ charts. Effective communication, problem-solving, and detail-oriented rank high among beneficial skills for a good home health nurse. Because they work in a more intimate environment, home health nurses should have strong interpersonal skills to build trust, rapport, and a healthy nurse-patient relationship and deliver compassionate care with a friendly, yet professional demeanor.

How to become a Home Health Travel Nurse?

Home Health RNs must earn an ADN or BSN from an accredited nursing program, pass the NCLEX-RN, complete state licensing requirements, and obtain Basic Life Support certification. Generally, nurses must have at least one year of home health experience to transition to travel home health nursing.

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Need for nurses in Indiana during pandemic raises their prospects for higher pay

Posted on Nov 25, 2020
Indiana’s rise in cases means there is a need for traveling nurses here in Indiana. In fact, Hundreds of those positions are open across the state right now. News8 David joining us now. The president of Indiana’s hospital association said increasing hospitalizations are putting a strain on hospitals which creates staffing shortages in Indiana and…

Day in the Life: COVID-19 ICU Nurse

Posted on Nov 11, 2020
As the nation’s daily count of COVID-19 cases continues to rise, we are again seeing a major demand for nurses and travel nurses in facilities across the country. For some of us, we have experienced this public health catastrophe in waves, while others have been working COVID crisis contracts since March. Either way, nurses have…

Can I be a Travel Nurse as a New Grad?

Posted on Oct 16, 2020
It’s a very good question to ask: can you be a travel nurse as a new grad. At the end of the day, probably not. Unfortunately, new graduate nurses don’t make the best travel nurses due to lack of experience. It can be an uncomfortable experience for both the traveler and the facility staff. Most facilities…

Burlington, Vermont: Travel Nurse Guide

Posted on Oct 12, 2020
Vermont is one of the smallest states in the U.S, but also one of the most beautiful and enjoyable places to live. All four seasons offer something special, highlighted by stunning scenery throughout the state. Burlington, Vermont is a city of approximately 43,000 residents, located at the northern edge of the state, bordering Canada. The…

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