How to Become a Remote Nurse Practitioner in Arkansas
Burnout, staffing shortages, and the Delta variant of COVID-19 have led to a shortage of remote nurse practitioners in Arkansas. As a result, there are many full-time and part-time remote work opportunities available for NPs in Little Rock, Fayetteville, Fort Smith, and other parts of the state.
If you’re interested in becoming a remote nurse practitioner (also known as a telemedicine nurse practitioner), keep the following information in mind as you apply:
Work-from-home nurse practitioner or remote nurse practitioner: As a remote NP, you can live anywhere in the state while you work for a healthcare provider or facility, collaborate with staff, and provide patient care. Some providers may require some on-site hours, so be sure to check for that requirement as you fill out applications.
Additional training: Nurses and other healthcare professionals routinely take extra training and in-service education classes. This includes COVID training and best practices for immunization, as well as learning proper webside manner.
Necessary documentation: You never know when you’ll need to confirm your licensure and credentials. Always keep your resume and other professional documentation updated and readily available.
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 Arkansas.