Thank you for visiting Remote Medical Jobs!
This is a space designed to help medical professionals find work-from-home jobs.
Employers and job boards use all kinds of ambiguous terminology to advertise their remote positions. I created this website as a hub for all the work-from-home healthcare jobs I find around the internet, where I transform the sea of keywords into easily searchable tags that increase the efficiency of finding and advertising remote positions.
Remote work has the potential to boost quality of life and productivity for healthcare professionals everywhere, taking us one step closer to attaining the mysterious concept of work-life balance. I am biased, but I think this is the future!
How do I find remote jobs in the healthcare field?
Using this site, duh! 🙂 No, really. I have designed this website to make this process so much easier for us!
Start on the home page and browse away! Search by your specialty, state, job title, whatever! The less specifications selected, the more options you’ll see.
I find these jobs in the deepest crevices of the internet, but obviously I can’t find everything. After browsing this site, I suggest searching all the major job boards using a variety of keywords.
- nurse, RN, ADN, BSN, nursing, LPN, LVN, MSN, (Insert credentials)
- NP and PA
- nurse practitioner, NP, physician assistant, PA, PA-C, FNP, ARNP, APRN, NP, advanced practice nurse, (Insert credentials), mid-level, midlevel
- Mental Health
- counselor, therapist, psychologist, social work, LCSW, LMFT, LPC, (Insert credentials), behavior, behavioral health, psychiatric, mental health
- Allied Health
- medical record, chart review, chart, billing, audit/auditor, coding/coder, scheduler, abstractor, HIM, (insert credential here) (spell out credential here)
- remote, telecommute, telephonic, telework, work from home, work-from-home, wfh, telehealth, virtual, teletherapy, teletherapist, telecounseling, telecounselor
In most of these searches, leave the location field BLANK.
Many companies are based out of a certain city/state, but they offer remote work to anyone in the country or time zone. If you only search your area, you vastly limit your search results.
- Try ‘advanced search’ options for multiple keywords
- Sign up for job alerts that match your criteria
- Try Boolean logic search commands (major time saver!!!)
Can I work remotely and keep my children home to save on daycare costs?
Short answer: No (ish)
For a vast majority of remote jobs, you will need childcare arrangements. Working remotely may, however, allow for different forms of child-care, being in-home (as long as you have a quiet, separate space) or other family members during off-hours.
Many large companies have childcare and noise requirements in their employment agreements! Whether you do your job in a hospital or in your home office, you still need to maintain a level of professionalism to clients that does not include screaming, needy babies and/or barking dogs. Think about bringing your child to your next shift at the hospital and let me know how that works out!
However, working remotely MAY offer you some flexibility in childcare, but this depends entirely on the company, working hours, and schedule.
- You MAY be able to alter your working hours to accommodate school drop-off/pick-up.
- You MAY be able to flex your hours to attend a daytime appointment, event, or obligation without taking PTO.
- You MAY even be able to reduce your childcare to part-time if you can find very flexible working hours or if you have another family member available during off-hours.
To what extent you will need childcare truly depends on the job but, regardless, you WILL likely need childcare in some form, for some time, period.
Do remote jobs offer benefits?
Many do! Most of the full-time, permanent jobs I see offer benefits packages. Jobs that are 1099/contract, part-time, or prn are the ones that may not offer benefits, but this is really no different than the “outside” world.
Are there any part-time, prn, nights/weekend remote jobs?
Yes! Though not as common, I do see jobs for part time and/or after hours, including nights and weekends. Most of these jobs seem to require experience so they may be harder to obtain without it. Select ‘Job Type’ keywords like Part Time, Nights or Weekends, Per Diem/PRN, and Temporary.
What are some common remote Nursing jobs?
There are MANY!
- Click → Case Management
- Click → Utilization Management
- Click → Telephone Triage
- Click → Data Abstraction
- Click → Nursing Informatics
- Click → Nursing Education
- Click → Coding
- Click → Quality Assurance
- Click → Clinical Documentation Integrity
- Click → Clinical Appeals
Are there are remote jobs for LPNs?
Yes! I do occasionally see LPN jobs. In fact, because they are posted less often than RN jobs, I usually post every one I find.
Go check out the LPN page to see what’s available!
Are there any remote jobs in XYZ state?
Yes, yes, and yes!
With this site, I have created the option to search by state! Simply go to the home page and select “ANY” and (your state). I use the “ANY” keyword to indicate jobs that allow any state license.
If navigating outside this site, I suggest conducting searches with the location field BLANK (for the jobs that allow any state license) and also some searches with your STATE (this will allow you to see remote jobs only offered in your state). Be sure to search by BOTH methods to find the most jobs. Many jobs simply require XYZ state license or residence. Some also involve a training period on-site, typically anywhere from 2 weeks-6 months.
Are there any remote jobs for XYZ specialty?
Yes, yes, and yes!
Many opportunities are available out there. For example, NICU nurses could become NICU case managers. Mental health counselors could do teletherapy. Research nurses could become remote trial auditors. Coders can do remote coding. ED/urgent care/pediatric nurses could do telephone triage.
There are many options and the best way to get familiar with them is to browse! I suggest hovering over the “Jobs” title on the website toolbar, then hovering your specialty, and then clicking around some of the job categories.
I have only ever worked bedside. Do I need remote experience to get a remote job?
NO! The most important element in getting a remote job is having experience in that job title. Yes, having experience working remotely is nice, but it takes so much less time and cost to train someone how to work remotely than it does to train them how to do the job!
My best advice is to figure out an area you are interested in. You can get an idea about what’s out there based on the FAQ question above (click the links and browse job descriptions). Once you have identified some jobs you might like, apply to those (DUH!), but then also search for those same positions in your hospital or local town. If you can get 2-3 years of solid experience in that job position, it will be so much easier to find a remote position later.
I would definitely apply to anything you are qualified (or mostly qualified) for, but getting some solid experience in that job role will seriously help!
What certifications or educational courses do I need for remote jobs?
Most jobs are really looking for solid experience in the job role that you are applying for. For this reason, your best bet is to decide what interests you, try to find that job in your town, do that job for 2-3 years, and then look for that same job in a remote setting. You will DEFINITELY get more opportunities!
However, certifying and educating yourself can never hurt. Look into CPC credential if interested in coding jobs. There are also educational programs for learning case management and utilization review methods. These generally do not guarantee you a job or credential, but they can be personal investments in your knowledge base that may help set you apart from others.