Travel Registered Nurse | Wailuku, Hawaii | HH | 2021
Home Health Travel Nurses
Travel nurses working in home health can find jobs across the country in a variety of climates, and town/city sizes. This is a great specialty for you travel nurses who want to see lots of different places across our great nation because there is no shortage of job opportunities.
The baby boomer population is aging and requiring more healthcare. That combined with the increased emphasis in shortened hospital stays and focus on preventative care, home health as a specialty is blossoming into a lucrative and satisfying niche.
Home health travel RNs work with patients who live in their own homes yet require medical care of some kind and varied amounts of help with their activities of daily living. Typical tasks for a home health registered nurse may include:
- Assistance with the medication regimen of the patient
- Assistance with bathing of the patient
- Assistance with grooming of the patient
- Assistance with mobility of the patient
- Assistance with other daily tasks of the patient
- Meticulous documentation of vital signs, bladder and bowel functions of the patient
- Meticulous documentation of rehabilitation progress of the patient
- Providing wound care to the patient
- Providing massages to the patient
- Assisting/providing maintenance of a prosthetic limb of the patient
As you can see after reading the list, the work of a home health nurse is exactly that. Work. However, the setting for home health travel nurses may be considered less high stress than that of a nurse who works in an emergency room. The work of a home health nurse is extremely important, but because the work focuses on the patient, in their own home, home health nurses can build a rapport with their patients and a develop a positive working relationship.
Home health travel nurses may also find that in addition to building a relationship with their patient, they build a rapport with their patients' family members or neighbors as well. The life of a travel nurse can feel lonely at times, but as a home health travel nurse building rapport and connections with their patients and families can be very satisfying.
Job Skills / Requirements
- Valid BLS from the American Heart Association
- A valid professional license within the state of practice
- Specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific positions
- Experience as a home health nurse is required
- Some positions require previous experience in an acute care setting - ask your recruiter for details
- Proof of right to work in the United States
Home Health Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook
As the costs of healthcare services continue to rise and the baby-boomer generation continues to age, there is an increase in the demand for home health travel nurses. While home health is not the biggest field of nursing, continually more home health travel nursing jobs become available.
Home health travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a home health travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!
Travel Nursing Jobs in Hawaii
Aloha! Have you always dreamed of going to Hawaii, but never had the vacation time, or the money? If you’re a nurse, this dream can become your reality by getting a travel nursing job in Hawaii with Elite Specialty Staffing.
Travel nurses in Hawaii have the best of two worlds. World one: employment, security, pay, and benefits. World two: They’re already in Hawaii! On days off as a Hawaii travel nurse, you can explore an active volcano, surf, scuba dive, swim with dolphins, go windsurfing, or take part in a number of exciting activities in Hawaii.
Get a snorkel and explore the coral reefs on Oahu, following fishes and being tickled by underwater sea plants, or do a night snorkeling tour to watch the manta rays swimming at sunset. Take classes and get into scuba diving, going deeper into the underwater world.
Cliff jumping is a popular activity for travelers in Hawaii. It was once very culturally significant. King Kahekili would challenge his warriors to jump at Puu Kekaa. Puu Kekaa was believed to be a portal to another realm, where the spirits of the dead jump into the afterworld. Now, the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa has a cliff dive ceremony at this spot every evening at sunset. If you prefer to keep your feet more grounded, go hiking through the island jungles or the famous Kalalau Trail that is notoriously treacherous but epically beautiful. In the winter months, whale watching will inspire you. Do a hop-on hop-off tour on a double decker bus to explore Honolulu and its surroundings. For history buffs, you can spend a day exploring Pearl Harbor.
The beautiful island paradise of Hawaii could be your destination for your next travel healthcare job. Hawaii travel nurse pay correlates to the location of your assignment, and your skills and certifications. Keep in mind that you aren’t the only nurse who thinks Hawaii would be paradise. This is a highly desired assignment and the more advanced your skills and certifications are, the more likely you are to make a dream become reality.
Resources for Hawaii Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in Hawaii, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the Hawaii Board of Nursing’s website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of Hawaii.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance from Day One
- Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- 401(k) Plans
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements