5 Types of Remote LPN Jobs

Did you know that LPNs can work from home?

That’s right! Remote LPN Jobs are becoming more common with improvements in telehealth access and expanding programs for remote monitoring.

As a remote LPN, you will deliver nursing care through digital technology, like telephone, video, and messaging. 

Now, a remote nurse will not be treating wounds or pushing medications, but there are a variety of other nursing functions that can be done virtually.

5 Types of Remote LPN Jobs

1. Remote Utilization Management LPN

Job Description: Utilization Managers (UM) help to contain healthcare costs by ensuring services stay within standardized coverage guidelines. If service requests meet all predetermined standards, they are approved. If requests fall outside the allowable limits, they are declined and/or alternative options are recommended. This type of a role does not involve direct patient interaction and might be better for nurses who enjoy solitary tasks of reading, investigating, and decision making.

Schedules: Mostly Full-Time Business Hours (M-F 8-5), Some Part-Time

Salary: ~$50,000-80,000+/yr (note: UM hires both LPN & RN so pay can vary)

Other Job Titles: Utilization Reviewer, Prior Authorization, Appeals, Denials, Concurrent Reviewer, Clinical Reviewer

Companies:

  • Centene
  • Elevance Health
  • Cigna / Evicore
  • Kepro
  • CareCentrix
  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Molina

2. Remote Chronic Care Management (CCM) & Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) LPN

Job Description: Chronic Care Management (CCM) nurses help patients manage their chronic conditions through care coordination and disease education. Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) uses technology to collect and transmit live patient health data which is often used alongside CCM.

Schedules: Mostly business hours (M-F 8-5); Flex schedules becoming more available

Salary: $40,000-$70,000+/yr

Other Job Titles: Care Manager, Care Coordinator, Disease Management, Telehealth Nurse, CCM Nurse, RPM Nurse

Companies:

  • TimeDoc Health
  • Signallamp Health
  • HealthXL
  • Medkick
  • CopilotIQ
  • Caregenix
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3. Remote Data Abstraction LPN

Job Description: Data Abstractors review medical records and pull key information in order to transform unstructured information into usable data. This data is used for quality monitoring, clinical research, and more. Abstraction tends to be one of the most flexible remote nursing jobs, but it does often require direct experience abstracting in clinical registries. Another data abstraction job offered seasonally is Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS).

Schedules: More Part-Time flex opportunities than Full Time

Salary: $40,000-$80,000+/yr

Companies:

  • Registry Partners
  • Carta Healthcare
  • Q-Centrix
  • Direct Difference
  • Change Healthcare (HEDIS)
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4. Remote Call Center & Triage LPN

Job Description: Call Center and Telephone Triage Nurses communicate with patients over the phone to address routine and immediate health needs in order to guide them towards the appropriate level of care. These positions may involve care coordination activities, as well.

Schedules: More opportunities for After Hours (Nights, Weekends, Holidays) 

Salary: $40,000-$70,000+/yr

Other Job Titles: Ambulatory LPN, After Hours LPN, Triage Coordinator, Call Center Nurse

Companies:

  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Multicare
  • Mercy
  • Local Offices and Hospital Systems

5. Remote Health Coach LPN

Job Description: Health Coaches assist patients in reaching their health goals by providing structured support in the form of targeted goal setting and behavior modification. Health Coach positions do not always require a nursing license, but due to their expert knowledge in health and patient education, companies often prefer nurses in these roles. If you are serious about Health Coaching, look into Health Coach certification as many companies require this even if you are a nurse.

Schedules: Mostly Full Time Business Hours (M-F 8-5); Some flexible schedules

Salary: 40,000-$70,000+/yr 

Companies:

  • UnitedHealth Group
  • CVS Health
  • Humana
  • Remote Care Partners
  • Ontrak
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This is only a glimpse of the companies that offer remote nursing jobs for LPNs and LVNs! Be sure to search The Remote Nurse Job Board for your clinical license (LPN, LVN) to see what’s available right now.

You can also join our The Remote Nurse Membership to receive job alerts 1 whole week before the rest of our community! Getting your apps in first can really help for these highly competitive remote nursing jobs.

Takeaway

Remote nursing jobs for LPNs are growing fast. As telemedicine continues to expand, so do opportunities for nurses to deliver care in a virtual setting. Now is your chance to be a part of it!

Sadie Glisson BSN, RN is the Founder of ‘The Remote Nurse,’ an online community and job board designed to connect Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants with remote, work-from-home telehealth jobs. Sadie has been working from home as a nurse for several years and now uses her expertise to help others break into the burgeoning field of telehealth to create more sustainable careers while advancing the next generation of healthcare.

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2 Comments

  1. Sharon Clarke RN, BSN, CCM February 12, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    CCM is the national certification for a board certified case manager . A nurse must be an RN to obtain and BSN preferred. I have been a CCM for 20 plus years and have never heard of a chronic care manager. Please provide your sources for this info. Thanks

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    1. theremotenurse - Site Author February 12, 2021 at 1:35 pm

      Hi there, yes CCM is also the acronym used for Certified Case Manager, but I’m not talking about that in this article in particular (for those reasons). CCM is also an acronym for Chronic Care Management which has some overlapping functions within Case and Care Management. In the post, I did link an article from Medicare.gov (https://www.medicare.gov/coverage/chronic-care-management-services), but here is another article about Chronic Care Management from AAFP: https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/getting-paid/coding/chronic-care-management.html. You can see some example Chronic Care Manager positions through this Indeed search: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=%22chronic+care+manager%22&l=
      -Sadie

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