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Empower your Home Health Care career

You know all about how to put your patients first, but are you ready to put your travel life at the forefront too? When you work as a home health nurse or hospice nurse, you have that special something that allows you to not only care for others but earn your patients’ trust. So much so, that they welcome you into their most intimate setting—their homes.
Taking on a new challenge and position as a medical traveler puts you in the driver’s seat of your career. You can do the job you love while being fully in charge of where you go and the experiences you encounter.
Take control of your future and discover a meaningful and fulfilling career as a home health or hospice travel nurse.

What is a Home Health Travel Nurse?

A home health travel nurse provides care to patients within the confines of the patients’ home. They are responsible for assessing and providing care while following the policies and procedures of the home care agency they work for. The home is an intimate setting, so an added level of care and respect is needed to be a traveling home health nurse. As a traveling Nurse Home Health, you need:

  • One years' experience as a RN or LPN, at least 6 months recent home health experience
  • Current RN or LPN license
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Other certifications or licenses may be required for this position

How to make a difference as a hospice travel nurse.

A hospice travel nurse helps provides comfort and quality of life for those living with terminal illnesses. They care for those who wish to (or are recommended to) continue their care at home in a hospice setting, allowing for an additional level of comfort and minimizing additional outside stressors. As a hospice travel nurse, you:

  • Perform an initial and ongoing assessment to determine the assigned patient's ongoing nursing care needs.
  • Develop individualized care plans to address the patient's nursing care needs for optimum patient care outcomes.
  • Implement interventions that are consistent with the approved plan of care and are practiced in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Evaluate overall patient care to determine response to care/interventions for optimal patient outcome.
  • Review, delegate and evaluate plans for appropriate utilization of staff at all levels of practice in accordance with the provision of the state's Nurse Practice Act and the Professional Standards of Practice.

Advantages & Perks for Travel Nursing Home Health jobs

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Competitive Pay

Home Health travelers are in high demand. Fusion’s compensation packages for travelers are competitive and financially unique to fit your travel lifestyle.

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Per diem

You can qualify for a weekly, tax-free per diem to help cover transportation, meals, and other expenses as a Home Health traveler.

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Certification Reimbursement

State licenses and Home Health certification costs are covered.

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Travel Life

As a medical traveler you get to work and explore cities you’re curious about. Plus, you learn new skills along the way!

Housing Options for Medical Travelers

It’s like a “you-pick-two” kind of deal. You can arrange your own housing independently, or you can leave then grunt work to Fusion’s housing department. Either way, living and working as a hospice nurse traveler or home health traveler comes with perks like travel reimbursements, pet-friendly housing options, and 24/7 support from Fusion throughout your assignment.

Meet part of the Nursing Home Health team

We put you first, which means we connect you with a dedicated recruiter! When you become a Fusion traveler, you’re part of the family. While you’re searching for that next adventure that is unique to you, we’ll be putting a specialized package together. We want to ensure that you have one go-to person which means you have someone in your corner 24/7. Check out some of our recruiters here at Fusion!

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877-230-3885 ext. 315

Lauren Vazquez

Nursing Home Health Division Manager

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877-230-3885 ext. 262

Chase Bobier

Nursing Home Health Account Manager

You ready to see the entire crew ?

Medical Traveler Compliance & Licensure

Being a hospice travel nurse or home health travel nurse can help you become the medical professional you’ve always wanted to be, but what if your dream travel assignment is asking for certifications you don’t have yet? Fusion is here to help find the right training, licensing and certifications, as well as financial assistance, so you enjoy having the freedom steering your education and your future.

Degrees and Certifications

You’ve got licensing and certification questions. We’ve got the answers. Fusion makes getting compliant for the states you want to travel to a lot easier. Even though degrees and certifications depend on your modality and specialty, Fusion’s compliance experts work with your recruiter and the facility to make sure that you have all relevant credentials required for our traveling home health jobs and traveling hospice nurse jobs.

Compliance Requirements

Some of your compliance requirements are the same across the board, but there are others that will depend on your Home Health Specialty.

 

The three parts of compliance

  • Occupational health records: Required immunizations and health examinations
  • Documentation: Tax forms, insurance paperwork, and licenses
  • Testing: Certifications, online trainings, and workplace safety exams

F.A.Q.s

How does the pay work?

You will be paid a taxable hourly rate and then given a tax-free stipend for food and housing. Typically, nurses will take around $20 per hour taxable to maximize those stipends, but we are able to mix and match pay a number of different ways. Pay packages will always look different depending on the assignment, location and client.

Why should I choose Fusion over other travel companies?

When you travel with Fusion, you join a life-long family. We understand the importance of support and traveler transparency, so we let our reputation speak for us. We strive to give the ultimate long-term experience and not just “sell” you on a job.

What do I do if I don't l like it at my new assignment?

Being a traveler isn’t just an adventure, it is also a commitment. Just like any job you apply for or contract you sign, you are committing your time. Fortunately, three months goes by pretty quickly. We will always discuss the details of the job prior to even submitting your profile.

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