11 Companies That Hire for Remote Nursing Jobs

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This story originally appeared on FlexJobs.

Working remotely as a nurse may have been more of a pipe dream in the past. But because of technology and the quickly growing acceptance of virtual work in many industries — along with the global pandemic highlighting the vital importance of health care positions — work-from-home nursing jobs are much more prevalent than ever.

Remote nurses provide telephone support, advice and follow-up services to patients, and they can also work in case management and recruiting. Remote nurses help make it easier for elderly and immunocompromised patients, as well as patients living in rural areas far from health care facilities, to access care.

The majority of remote nursing positions on FlexJobs, a subscription service for job seekers that features flexible and remote jobs, are a combination of remote work and travel and may have location requirements.

Following are several companies that hire for remote and work-from-home nursing jobs.

1. Aetna

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As one of the nation’s premier health care benefits companies, Aetna offers a wide range of health insurance services and products — including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, disability and group life plans — to more than 50 million network members. Aetna serves groups and individuals in all 50 states.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Case manager nurse
  • Senior clinical strategist
  • Appeals nurse consultant

2. Anthem

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Anthem serves 1-in-9 Americans and is recognized as the nation’s largest for-profit managed health care company.

Serving nearly 73 million members across the United States, Anthem and its affiliated companies deliver services and products that enable its members to receive the care they need to live a healthy life.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Clinical quality program administrator
  • Manager I/II case management
  • Telephonic LTSS service coordinator — RN clinician

3. CareCentrix

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CareCentrix connects patients with at-home care. With over 8,000 credentialed provider locations and customer care centers, CareCentrix seeks to help providers and patients navigate the complex home care system, and it offers services and support through each step of the healing process.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Nurse liaison — post-acute care
  • Lead clinical reviewer — independent physician associate
  • Clinical supervisor — nurse liaison, post-acute care

4. CVS Health

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CVS Health is a leading health care company and the nation’s largest provider of health care services and prescriptions, fulfilling over 1 billion prescriptions each year.

Operating as CVS Specialty, CVS Pharmacy, CVS MinuteClinic and CVS Caremark, CVS Health serves an average of 5 million customers every day.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Registered nurse
  • Registered nurse — PAH educator
  • Nurse health management rare

5. Forward

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Forward is a membership-based health delivery model with a mission to help more people access higher-quality care at lower costs.

Forward members have access to a 24/7 care team, a private primary care doctor, health coaching, on-site blood work, vaccines, travel medicine and mobile access to their personal health information.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Telemedicine nurse practitioner
  • Nurse practitioner quality specialist

6. Hazel Health

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Hazel Health’s team of education, health care and technology professionals partners with districts and schools throughout the U.S. to provide health services to K-12 students, regardless of immigration or financial status.

With Hazel Health, students can speak via live video directly with doctors who can provide treatment while the patient is still at school.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing job:

  • Nurse practitioner — physician assistant

7. HMS Healthcare

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HMS Healthcare offers a comprehensive range of health care cost-containment solutions to help payers improve business performance.

HMS provides eligibility verification, payment accuracy, fraud identification and prevention, cost savings, performance improvement and provider education.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Nurse reviewer
  • Senior clinical quality reviewer
  • Medical review nurse

8. Humana

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Humana is a leading health care company that offers a variety of health, wellness and insurance products and services designed to provide an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. Founded in 1961, Humana now represents over 13.8 million medical members nationwide.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Registered nurse care manager
  • Utilization management nurse
  • Care manager, telephonic nurse II

9. KEPRO

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KEPRO is a health care management and quality improvement organization that serves more than 1 billion commercial- and public-program clients.

KEPRO provides a range of services, including case management, utilization management, specialty and chronic care management, and independent medical reviews.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Long-term support services clinical reviewer
  • Clinical assessor — personal care services
  • Clinical supervisor

10. Syneos Health

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Syneos Health provides fully integrated, end-to-end clinical and commercial solutions, leading an employee network of 21,000 team members from 110 countries.

As a purpose-built company focused on biopharmaceutical acceleration, Syneos Health creates more effective, smarter ways to guide clients through a progressively complex marketplace.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Senior clinical research associate
  • Clinical research associate II — oncology
  • Senior clinical trial management associate

11. UnitedHealth Group

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A worldwide leader in improving the health system and helping consumers lead healthier lives, UnitedHealth Group provides benefits services and health care coverage to clients and consumers worldwide. It serves clients in all 50 states and in 125 countries around the world.

Recent remote work-from-home nursing jobs:

  • Staff development instructor — clinical
  • Registered nurse coordinator
  • Telephonic registered nurse case manager

A look at common nursing jobs from home

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As the field of remote nursing continues to grow, the following is a look at job titles, descriptions and salaries for typical roles.

Registered nurse

RN jobs from home are becoming more common. A registered nurse typically observes and records patient behavior, performs physical exams, collects patient health histories, provides treatment plan education and more. An RN must have a bachelor’s or associate degree.

Nursing instructor

Nursing instructors teach nursing students, help them prepare for exams and support academic needs. An RN license and experience is needed, but some roles seek candidates with a master’s or doctorate.

Clinical appeals nurse

Clinical appeals nurses can work remotely to review denied insurance claims and conduct appeal reviews. This role will generate a report with final decisions made and may follow up with payors.

Clinical coder

Licensed nurses can work as clinical coders to review clinical information, assign appropriate and accurate codes, and perform documentation. Knowledge of ICD or HCPCS coding is typically needed.

Nurse abstractor

Nurse abstractors review patient files to abstract key data. They may also identify record deficiencies and enter results into a system. Keyboarding skills and experience with health care software is usually required.

Nurse auditor

At-home nurse auditors audit financial statements for hospitals, clinics and insurance companies. They check for accuracy and compliance with government regulations. Experience as an LPN or RN is often required.

Nurse case manager

The duties of nursing case managers can involve ensuring access to health services, conducting health assessments and coordinating and implementing health care plans. A nursing license is a must for this role.

Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners use advanced medical training to help diagnose patients for illness and treatment. These professionals are qualified, beyond a registered nursing credential, to treat illnesses and prescribe medications.

Telephone triage nurse

This work-from-home RN job assists patients via phone to determine if they need medical attention and educate them on injury or illness management. An RN license is needed.

Utilization review nurse

Utilization review nurses determine if treatments fall within the coverage parameters of a patient’s insurance. They help determine medical necessity, level of care and length of stay. A bachelor’s degree is required.

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