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Travel Hospice RN Jobs

Hospice nurses have the important job of helping terminally ill people find comfort at the end of their lives. They have a significant impact on their patients, ensuring they feel comfortable as their time on earth comes to an end. If you want to make a difference in others' lives while still being able to explore, consider working in travel hospice registered nurse (RN) jobs. You'll gain opportunities to experience new areas while fulfilling your call to help people.

Fastaff provides various travel hospice RN positions, so you can work nationwide or in the few states that interest you.

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Hospice Nurse Qualifications

To become a travel hospice RN, you must complete the required education and training to ensure you have the necessary experience and knowledge for working in the medical field. Qualifications you must have include:

  • Associate or bachelor's degree in nursing

  • Certification from the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX)

  • State license

  • One to two years of experience as a Hospice RN

You'll also need a license for each state you plan to work in while taking travel hospice RN assignments.

Hospice RN Duties and Responsibilities

The tasks you're in charge of may differ depending on where you work. In general, though, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Providing personalized care for each patient

  • Monitoring vital signs

  • Offering emotional, mental and physical support to the patient and their family

  • Administering medication

  • Assessing patients' comfort levels and needs

  • Tracking patients' conditions, symptoms and behaviors

  • Documenting changes in condition

  • Working with physicians and specialists to develop treatment plans

  • Educating the patients' families about their progression and updates to their nutrition, medication or overall health

While hospice nurses primarily care for the patient, they may also offer support and compassion to the family, helping them understand that their loved one will be okay and letting them know when the end is near. When working as a hospice RN who travels, you gain the opportunity to support many patients and their families.

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Travel Hospice Nurse Salary and Benefits

Your salary as a travel hospice RN will differ depending on where you work and for how long. Some places may offer more based on your experience as a hospice nurse. Your Fastaff recruiter can help match you with travel jobs that meet your needs, as well as advising you on the best up-and-coming openings to maximize your earning potential.

Fastaff will help you find high-paying hospice RN travel jobs. Our recruiters work with you to place you at the best facilities in the country while ensuring the workplaces are in states or areas you want to visit. As a travel nurse, you gain flexibility and freedom to work in multiple parts of the country. When you work with Fastaff, you also get:

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Health insurance plans

  • Guaranteed weekly hours

  • Weekly pay

  • Ingenovis Health ACT program benefits

  • Continuing education assistance

  • Licensure reimbursement

Don't overlook the full benefits of a Travel Nurse

Accelerate Your Career with Fastaff

For more than 25 years, Fastaff has helped connect the nation's top healthcare professionals with assignments that make the most of their skills. Fastaff travelers stand at the ready to serve communities where they're needed the most and are rewarded with flexible scheduling, attractive pay packages and dynamic assignments that enhance their careers, supported at every turn by personal service and the Ingenovis Health ACT program.

Earn What You Deserve

Working with Fastaff offers the opportunity to take your skills to new locales with travel and housing expenses fully covered. Apply online today or contact us for more information.