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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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Springfield, Vermont
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
posted 4 days ago
$3,500/week
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Tri Cities Home Health an Amedisys Partner
Kennewick, Washington
TotalMed Staffing
posted 3 days ago
$3,411/week
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TotalMed Case Management Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Kennewick, Washington
TotalMed Case Management Staffing
posted 8 days ago
$3,411/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Portland, Oregon
Ardor Health Solutions
posted 2 days ago
Location: Portland, OR Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Portland, OR! This is a full time travel contract position. Requirements inclu ...
$3,246/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Campbell, California
Ardor Health Solutions
posted 12 days ago
Location: Campbell, CA Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Campbell, CA! This is a full time travel contract position. Requirements inclu ...
$3,246/week
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Ethos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Ethos Medical Staffing
posted a day ago
$2,750/week
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Ethos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Fort Washington, Maryland
Ethos Medical Staffing
posted a day ago
$2,439/week
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Ethos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Hermiston, Oregon
Ethos Medical Staffing
posted a day ago
$2,365/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Union City, California
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$2,258/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Sacramento, California
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$2,258/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Redmond, Washington
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$2,258/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Roseville, California
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$2,258/week
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Ethos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Roseburg, Oregon
Ethos Medical Staffing
posted a day ago
$2,208/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Los Angeles, California
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$2,052/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ardor Health Solutions
posted a day ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NC Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Chapel Hill, NC! This is a full time travel contract position. Requirements ...
$2,027/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Seattle, Washington
Ardor Health Solutions
posted a day ago
Location: Seattle, WA Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Seattle, WA! This is a full time travel contract position. Requirements include ...
$1,987/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Franklinton, North Carolina
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$1,966/week
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Ethos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Atchison, Kansas
Ethos Medical Staffing
posted a day ago
$1,940/week
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KPG Healthcare
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Seattle, Washington
KPG Healthcare
posted a day ago
$1,796/week
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Ethos Medical Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ethos Medical Staffing
posted a day ago
$1,452/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 (205), Skyline Med Staff Nursing (89), and KPG Healthcare (81).

How Much Do Home Health Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on NurseFly as of Saturday, March 6th 2021, the average weekly pay for Home Health Nurse jobs is $2,123, but can pay up to $3,500 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 $1,211 per week.

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  • min - $1,325
  • avg - $2,123
  • max - $3,500

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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travel assignment pay breakdown

Travel Assignment Pay Package Breakdown

Posted on Feb 20, 2021
One of the biggest benefits of travel nursing is being able to move around freely and explore the country, often making significantly more money than you would as a staff nurse. Travel nursing pay is often based on demand for nurses, and travel nurses need to decide if you are willing to be flexible with…

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…

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$3,400/week
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