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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 a Home health nurse 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
SSM Health Westview Building
Saint Louis, Missouri
SSM Health
2 days ago
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIESImplements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.Serves as a primary coordinator of all disci ...
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$24-38/hour
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Missoula, Montana
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$3,220/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Largo, Maryland
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$3,160/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Missoula, Montana
Ardor Health Solutions
a month ago
Location: Missoula, MT Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Missoula, MT! This is a full time travel contract position. ...
Travel
$2,981/week
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Partners in Home Care Inc
Missoula, Montana
TotalMed Staffing
11 days ago
Travel
$2,980/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Alton, Illinois
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,926/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Sunnyvale, California
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,800/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Salem, Oregon
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,381/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,381/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Yuma, Colorado
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,380/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Urbandale, Iowa
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,380/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Abilene, Texas
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,240/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Huntington, West Virginia
Ardor Health Solutions
2 days ago
Location: Huntington, WV Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Huntington, WV! This is a full time travel contract posit ...
Travel
$2,208/week
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Amedisys Home Health Lexington
Lexington, Kentucky
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,171/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Danville, Kentucky
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$2,100/week
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Ardor Health Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Ocala, Florida
Ardor Health Solutions
2 days ago
Location: Ocala, FL Setting: HOME HEALTH Employment Type: Traveler Home Health - HH to join our travel team in Ocala, FL! This is a full time travel contract position. Requ ...
Travel
$2,029/week
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Custom Healthcare Solutions
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Custom Healthcare Solutions
2 days ago
Travel
$2,019/week
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Skyline Med Staff Nursing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Charlottesville, Virginia
Skyline Med Staff Nursing
2 days ago
Travel
$1,960/week
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
Amedisys Home Health Durham
Durham, North Carolina
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
Travel
$1,931/week
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TotalMed Staffing
Travel Nurse RN - Home Health
MidMichigan Medical Center
Clare, Michigan
TotalMed Staffing
2 days ago
Travel
$1,524/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 (220), Skyline Med Staff Nursing (76), and KPG Healthcare (60).

How Much Do Home Health Nurse Jobs Pay?

For jobs available on NurseFly as of Sunday, April 18th 2021, the average weekly salary for a Home Health Nurse is $2,006, but can pay up to $3,220 per week.

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  • min - $648
  • avg - $2,006
  • max - $3,220

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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