Travel Registered Nurse | T Or C, New Mexico | HH | 2021

NM - Home Health RN - Days - Las Cruces Location - Temp To Perm Preferred!!

High Paying Nursing Job in T Or C
Specialty
Home Health
Start Date
Apr 29th 2021
Gross weekly pay
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Hourly Rate
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Housing stipend
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Meals & incidentals
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Guaranteed hours
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Shifts per week
4
Shift length
12
Duration in weeks
13
Description
NM - Home Health RN - Days - Las Cruces Location - Temp To Perm Preferred!!

Specialties

Home Health

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!

META: Home Health

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Travel Nursing Jobs in New Mexico

Do you need more sun in your life? Boasting an average of over 300 days of sunshine per year across the state, the sunshine in New Mexico will warm your soul. The Land of Enchantment, is absolutely, enchanting. Travel nursing jobs in New Mexico can be found in both rural and urban areas, but even when located in urban areas, rural isn’t too far away.

Travel nurses in New Mexico can appreciate clear skies both day and night. Star gazing under the clear dark night sky at Capulin Volcano is a popular activity. In the months of April through September,Star Parties are held at the base of the volcano. A park ranger gives a short talk about the night sky and observation equipment is also provided.

There are historical treasures across the state for history buffs as well. In Los Alamos, explore cavates (human-carved alcoves) and dwellings and ancient petroglyphs. Go to Silver city and enter the Gila Cliff Dwellings and caves of the Mogollón culture dating back to before the year 1300. There are several more petroglyph sites open to visitors.

New Mexico travel nurses also have lots of beautiful options for outdoor activities as the state boasts three UNESCO World Heritage sites. Other awesome outdoor sports include white water rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, and even hot air balloon-ing! And don’t miss out on their arts scene. New Mexico art is a strong staple of their culture, in the summer months you can find art festivals just about every single weekend.

New Mexican cuisine is a mouth-watering fusion of their cultural heritage; combining Native American, Hispano Spanish, and Mexican influences into their dishes. Let your taste buds be enchanted and your soul warmed as you experience New Mexico by way of delicious dining.

New Mexico travel nurse pay on top of the great benefits that come from working with Elite Specialty Staffing make this state a no-brainer as your next travel healthcare job assignment!

Resources for New Mexico Travel Nurses

If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in New Mexico, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the New Mexico Board of Nursing’s website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of New Mexico.

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