Remote Nurse Practitioner Jobs Hawaii
Find work opportunities and resources for remote nurse practitioners in Hawaii.
Requirements for Remote Nurse Practitioners in Hawaii
Are you a prospective nurse practitioner living in Hawaii? You must meet the following licensing requirements to work as a nurse practitioner in this state:
Education: First, you must successfully complete the necessary education to earn a valid registered nurse (RN) license in Hawaii. You must then complete a graduate-level program related to your future role as a nurse practitioner. Note that you may apply for both an RN and nurse practitioner license at the same time.
Certification: Applicants must hold nurse practitioner certification from an approved certifying body.
Fee: Applicants must pay a $126 fee on even-numbered years, and a $194 fee on odd-numbered years.
Any required fieldwork, degrees, fees, and examinations may vary depending on if you want prescriptive authority and your specialization. They include (but are not limited to) family nurse practitioner (FNP), pediatric primary care nurse practitioner, and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP).
How to Become a Remote Nurse Practitioner in Hawaii
When you receive your nurse practitioner licensure in the state of Hawaii, you have the freedom to practice on any of the islands. You will also find there are many full-time or part-time remote work opportunities available, so you can live in Honolulu, Kahului, Kailua, or anywhere else and perform your duties through a healthcare system.
If you are interested in becoming a remote nurse practitioner (also referred to as a telemedicine nurse practitioner), refer to the following information as you apply for this job title:
Work-from-home nurse practitioner or remote nurse practitioner: If you live on one island but want to provide patient care on another, you will enjoy the flexibility of being a remote nurse practitioner. Most of these roles allow you to work from home or a remote location, but keep an eye out for any on-site duties in job descriptions.
Additional training: Whether you work on-site or remotely, all board certified nurse practitioners must meet the same requirements. When you work as a remote nurse practitioner, your employer may require you to complete specific training on their technology and platforms as well as best practices for good webside manner.
Necessary documentation: Keep your resume, licenses, transcript, and proof of certification readily available in case an employer or governing body requests it.
Telehealth companies often post open positions on job posting sites like Indeed, ZipRecruiter, Glassdoor, and LinkedIn. These are all great places to start your job search for virtual care opportunities. Wheel matches clinicians with virtual care opportunities and has a variety of positions available for NPs in Hawaii.
Hawaii Nurse Practitioner FAQs
Can a nurse practitioner have their own practice in Hawaii?
An NP can run their own practice in Hawaii. They may also prescribe schedule II-IV substances when medically necessary, and medical devices when they relate to the NP's specialist field.
In what states can NPs practice independently? Is Hawaii one of them?
Full-practice authority states permit nurse practitioners to function independently, and Hawaii is a full-practice state. This means that NPs can practice without requiring supervision by (or the signed protocol of) a physician. Hawaii state policy recognizes NPs as primary care providers. Refer to our clinician FAQs to learn more.
How do I earn a Hawaii nurse practitioner license?
Nurse practitioners need a valid nursing license as well as a graduate-level qualification and nurse practitioner certification from an approved body. In Hawaii, it's possible to apply for RN and NP licenses simultaneously. You will also need to pay the license fee. More details on fees are available above.
Are there part-time NP remote jobs in Hawaii?
Part-time remote NP work is available in Hawaii for NPs who have a Hawaii state-issued license to practice. Some companies and facilities may require limited on-site hours, but most remote roles will allow NPs to work from home or a distant location, and provide telehealth services to a different Hawaiian island. If you're looking for a role right now, you can apply today with Wheel!
What can nurse practitioners do remotely in Hawaii?
Many industries need NPs. While finding remote work in primary care, mental health, and women's health is common for NPs in Hawaii, they can also ably occupy roles in phone triage, case management, COVID tracing, health and wellness education, school nursing, and even pharmaceutical sales, without requiring office visits.
How to become a nurse practitioner in Hawaii?
After acquiring the correct certification and qualifications and paying the license fee, it's important to keep all documentation on hand when applying, because a governing body or employer can request this information at any time. Expect to receive training on individual employers' systems and processes after receiving licensure. For more details, read our story on one NP's career path and why she chose this role.
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