Lets talk about $$$ - page 2

Ok guys, I just want to essentially take a survey of what people are making in Home Health. Basically to show the regional disparities and to make sure everyone is getting a fair and equal paycheck... Read More

  1. by   Kandy83
    Is everyone positing an RN ?
    Last edit by Kandy83 on Apr 6, '13 : Reason: because
  2. by   SuzieVN
    Not employed here, but I like your idea so I posted a simliar thread to Hospice Nursing. I assume it pays less, but have no clue, really.
  3. by   SuzieVN
    BTW- what is a visit? I can comprehend an intake, which I suppose an RN would do, would take some time. Is a visit a task, a part of an hour, a set time? Thanks.
  4. by   KelRN215
    Quote from SuzieVN
    BTW- what is a visit? I can comprehend an intake, which I suppose an RN would do, would take some time. Is a visit a task, a part of an hour, a set time? Thanks.
    It is not a set time. It's as long as it takes to do what you're going in to do. Intakes have to do be done by RNs, at least at my agency. I've had visits that take as little as 10-15 minutes if they're for a simple injection or a BP/O2 sat check. Sometimes visits can be an hour or longer but most of my visits last about 30-45 minutes.
  5. by   SuzieVN
    Thanks. I'd suppose you come up with various means of escape excuses for those folks that are lonely...and want to tie you down?
  6. by   HHRN81
    I work in Washington. I'm paid per hour 34.19 get 0.55 per mile. I have health insurance provided for me with the option to buy for my family. I work for a hospital agency.
  7. by   NC29mom
    Quote from SuzieVN
    Thanks. I'd suppose you come up with various means of escape excuses for those folks that are lonely...and want to tie you down?
    The month i did work home health, I felt the number of visits were more important than quality of care. This is thee exact reason I came back to hospice. Home health expected me to see a minimum of 6 people a day. Hospice is NOTHING like that....some days I see 5-6, but most of the time I only see 2-4. Of course oir visits last much longer, as we are there not only for the pt but for family. I never got to really establish a relationship with my HH pts.

    And, yes, in home health you have to get in and out, in order to make any money (bc generally paid by the visit).
  8. by   paradiseboundRN
    Wow! I'm really surprised to see how well I'm paid in Michigan!
  9. by   84RN
    Quote from SuzieVN
    BTW- what is a visit? I can comprehend an intake, which I suppose an RN would do, would take some time. Is a visit a task, a part of an hour, a set time? Thanks.
    A regular skilled nursing visit usually takes 30-45 minutes, depending on what the needs of the patient may be.

    For a Start of Care, which is probably like your intake, it's anywhere from 45 min to almost 2 hours in the home, again depending on the patient.
  10. by   Not_A_Hat_Person
    Vermont

    Salary- Private duty- $18-23 per hour, depending on shift (nights pay more than days, weekends pay more than weekdays). Visits- $75 per SOC, $40 per ROC or Super Visit, .52 cents per mile. Call is $150 per week (5 pm-8 am Mon-Thu, 5pm Fri-8AM Mon).

    3. Benefits- Expensive health insurance ($700 per month for 2), 401K, dental, short-term disability, PTO.

    4. Perks if any- Snacks at meetings, occasional bags.
  11. by   ctrn3478
    South Shore suburbs and some neighbors of Boston, MA

    Salarly- I work full time (not per diem or per visit) I get $28 an hour for a set 40 hrs a week. I am expected to see an average of 5-6 pts a day, we also are responsible for the majority of all of our pts case coordination and home health aide and LPN supervision as well...its a lot. Also this is new grad salary

    Benefits- working for a small agency health insurance is offered but for a high price (i believe 400 a month) which i do not pay and get elsewhere. also offered vision and dental which i do use yet but will soon, i believe price is MUCH lower

    Perks- nothing really...its been discussed about being provided with tablets once we go electronic soon (thank god) but im not sure if that will come through. I get $0.40 per mile. drive a newer jeep compass and this covers gas prices but not much more (such oil changes or maintenence). generally i claim 200-500 miles per 2 week pay period (some of my visits are 18-30 miles apart and must be seen in that order... )
  12. by   AnnemRN
    Just the barebones
    1. State (city would be nice)
    2. Salary
    3. Benefits
    4. Perks if any

    1. Northern California
    2. $41.36/hr
    3. no health benefits
    4. company cellphone & tablet
  13. by   lossforimagination
    What is a RV? Recert? Regular visit? How can an LVN do a Recert?

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