Did you know that the possibilities are endless with your RN license? Like you, I went to four years of college thinking I would end up in a position I loved outside the home.
However, as I began to realize how grueling a full-time job can be with a bunch of little ones at home, I began to look for something I could do at home.
What I found was that along with the high demand for clinical nurse jobs, there is a high demand for RNs to work from home as well.
If you are ready to ditch the mundane 9-5 clinical nursing facility, here are the best work from home jobs for nurses!
Teaching Jobs for RN Nurses
You don’t have to be a teacher to be an educator. There are plenty of online schools that need nurses just like you to teach online nursing classes to college students.
If you have an MSN or a PHD in nursing, you can teach for the following online universities:
#1 There are over 100 available jobs through Kaplan on any given basis. Kaplan is also a very well-known online University, so you know you are helping students who want to learn.
#2 You can be either a teacher for Western Governors University, or you can work as a nursing evaluator grading academic submissions.
#3 If you want to teach nursing online, Strayer University has several online full time and part time teaching positions.
Registered Nurse Insurance and Coder Jobs
Another great avenue to head down as a nurse is to look for work from home insurance jobs.
In this role, you would review patient’s medical records and ensure the proper codes were billed to the insurance company.
You would contact providers for additional information as well as for denial of payment notices. If you are looking for this type of job, they are also known as the following:
- Review Nurse
- Surveillance and Utilization Review Nurse
- Concurrent Review Nurse.
- RN appeal writer
There are several insurance and billing companies that hire nurses to work from home including:
#4 So many people have Aetna as an insurance provider, so you would be helping a lot of people by working for them.
#5 From billing and claims to customer service and consulting UnitedHealth Group has it all under one roof.
#6 Help patients maximize the benefits of having Anthem Inc by being a customer advocate.
#7 HMS Healthcare is a great option for those seeking a work from home RN position.
#8 With Cigna, you know that both you and your patients are in good hands. Help them reap the full benefits of having insurance through Cigna.
#9 CareCentrix knows its most valuable asset is its employees. They work hard to give you a great working environment.
#10 Not only can you help others with their Altegra Health, but you can also get work from home certified billing coder positions.
#11 Many auto companies will hire licensed RNs to help with medical terminology associated with auto accidents. Auto Injury Solutions happens to be a company that hires RNs for this reason.
#12 If you have a degree in nursing, you can become a medical coder at AviaCode.
#13 Be a case manager with Broadpath Healthcare Solutions and make sure medical procedures are billed correctly.
#14 iMedx is a great way to work from home as long as you know medical terminology.
Work From Home Nursing Jobs
If you are a nurse, you have a heart for helping others, and that means you can help patients determine the appropriate care they need by being a care advisor RN.
These are also called Telehealth triage nurses. You can be a care advisor for the following companies:
#15 With CareNet, you will be a part of making the healthcare process easier by helping others effectively navigate their health choices while building your own career.
#16 Do exactly what you love at Medtronic. Work with patients to get their health in order all from the convenience of your home.
#17 Be a healthcare matchmaker when you work for HealthPartners. Check out what other recruiters are saying, and apply today.
#18 You can find a plethora of call center nursing jobs at Nurse.org. If you can’t find something great on this list, check it out.
#19 With the US Department of Veteran Affairs, you aren’t just helping people; you are helping those who have fought for our freedom to find healthcare and other services they need.
#20 Give nurse advice to those who need it most when you work for FoneMed. Not only will you be fulfilling your passion, but you will be working from your home.
#21 Looking for a work from home nursing job? Check out Citra Health Solutions.
#22 Sykes Assistance Services Corporation is a great place to work as an RN! Choose from a variety of jobs offered, and you can work right from home.
#23 83 Bar is a healthcare job that is offered from time to time through Indeed. Keep an eye open!
#24 Intellatriage offers a variety of work at home nursing jobs from hospice to on-call triage nurse jobs.
Freelance Writing Jobs for Nurses
As a nurse, you have a plethora of knowledge at your fingertips. Instead of running around like a chicken with your head cut off, you can make money writing about what you know.
Here are some ways you can make money being a freelance writing nurse:
#25 Start a Blog. If you enjoy writing, starting a blog is a great way to earn residual income. I would suggest writing on a variety of topics you feel confident about.
Here are a few tips to get you started on your blog:
- Write great content.
- Write about what you are passionate about.
- Offer freebies.
- Give information that people need.
- Monetize your blog.
- Find a community of people that share similar interests.
- Write for other bloggers to build links to your blog.
A blog can be a very lucrative stream of income that you can make in your sleep.
With passion, motivation, and the desire to help others, you can really build a business from just blogging about what you love!
#26 Eating Well is a national food magazine. They focus on eating healthy. You can earn $1 per word your write about articles such as:
- The latest food trends
- Eating/diet trends
- Green eating
- Health studies and research
#27 If you like to write articles on health, wellness, the environment, or personal growth, Common Ground is a magazine company that will pay you 10 cents per word.
#28 If you know someone dealing with Diabetes or specialized in Diabetes Healthy, then Diabetes Self Management magazine is a great way to make money working from home.
#29 As a nurse, you probably know a great deal about health, wellness, and fitness. IDEAFit is a health and fitness magazine that pays writers to give their best tips.
#30 Psychology for Living is a Christian magazine company that pays $75 to $200 for articles that apply to biblical principles of healthy living. Here are some examples:
- 5 Healthiest Foods in the Bible
- What God’s word has to say about being healthy
- 5 Biblical Truths about Taking Care of Your Body
#31 Family caregivers need guidance when helping their loved ones. Caregivers Home Companion magazine is looking for writers to cover care for long-term and short-term disabilities.
#32 Get paid up to $500 with Wellbeing Magazine. They want articles that focus on natural health and wellness.
#33 Whole Life Times is a holistic magazine that will pay up to $150 for holistic and integrative health articles. Here are a few examples of holistic health articles:
- 20 Natural Ways to Beat Diabetes
- The Holistic Approach to Weight loss and Fitness
- Natural Remedies for Sleep Apnea
#34 Running is a great way to stay healthy. Women’s Running is a magazine looking for pieces all about women’s running lifestyles.
#35 If you are just starting out in your writing career, Common Ground is a great way to get your foot in the door. Plus, it pays 10 cents per word which is incredible.
Here are some examples of what they are looking for:
- What Sleep Deprivation Does to Your Body
- What People Don’t Know about Neuropathy
- 10 Ways to Help your Toddler Sleep Better
Be a Virtual HealthCare Recruiter
Also known as nurse recruiter or RN recruiter, this position requires you to review applications and resumes, conduct reference checks, write letters for initiates, provide communication to candidates and hiring managers.
#36 One of the world’s leading providers in healthcare is HCA. They provide competitive salary and benefits as well.
#37 There are hundreds of positions available at LHC Group. As a recruiter, you will actively work to help find great employees for the company.
#38 Lord Global Services is another staffing company that occasionally hires work from home nurses to assist in recruiting employees.
#39 Make $30-$38 per hour recruiting talent with TalentRise. As a recruiter, you must be able to work in a high volume, fast-paced setting.
Other Work From Home Jobs for Nurses
#40 As a Legal Nurse Consultant, you are an independent contractor. You can consult with clients regarding their legal matters, healthcare questions, and concerns from your home.
#41 Become an Entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, you make your own hours and are your own boss. Empower health through inspirational books, workshops, and retreats.
There are lots of ways to become an entrepreneur in your trade. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
- Sell books on Amazon about proper healthcare.
- Offer medical advice for a fee online or over the phone.
- Create a fitness plan for weight loss, health management, or for those just wanting to stay fit.
- Become a wellness coach.
- Work as a health advocate from your own company.
When it comes to being an entrepreneur, follow your heart and do what makes you happy. In turn, you will find that others will be happy, too.
#42 Did you know that as a registered nurse you could work for CVS providing home infusions for patients as well as manage nurse hotlines?
#43 DrCatalyst is a remote staffing company. They hire RNs to manage data, answer questions, offer care management services, and much more.
#44 If you have 5-years of experience, you can be an on-call nurse for Mercy. Give guidance to patients with health questions and concerns.
#45 Another great way to make money from home is to become an at-home infusion treatment nurse for Express Scripts.
As a nurse, you have a plethora of options available to you. Did we miss anything?
Share your work from home nursing jobs in the comments below!