Our Benefit Program
When you pursue a career as a travel nurse or allied health professional, the benefits offered by your healthcare staffing agency have to be more than good. They have to be a cut above. Often, it’s the deciding factor in where you take employment. You demand a complete package of benefits and LRS Healthcare delivers.
LRS Healthcare’s Benefits
As a medical staffing agency that fosters long relationships with their employees, LRS Healthcare offers a comprehensive benefits and compensation package that is tough to beat. It’s as versatile as we are and enables you to work and live securely with no strings attached. Knowing you have a fabulous benefit package that caters to the specific needs of traveling nurses or other allied health professionals can be more important than the facility or hospital where you take an assignment.
LRS Healthcare offers a progressive healthcare insurance coverage package unlike most other companies. As of September 1, 2018, qualified LRS traveling medical professional can receive:
- Coverage starting on the first day of the month proceeding hire.
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Short- and Long-Term Disability
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment
- Two plan options to choose from.
- Coast-to-coast coverage.
- Matching 401(k) after one year/1,000 hours.
For every assignment you take with LRS Healthcare, we provide you with fully furnished private housing. Or, if you choose, you can select a housing stipend. It’s completely up to you. And it’s just another example of the versatility of LRS Healthcare. What do we mean by fully furnished? We find you housing that is customized to your needs and also send you photos, contacts and the specific address. You’ll be able to approve your housing before you arrive. All you need to bring are your personal effects. Your options are always open at LRS.
If you need to obtain a licensure to take an assignment with LRS Healthcare, we’ll reimburse you. New state licenses are never a problem. Visit our Licensure/Forms page to see State Boards of Nursing Information. Your LRS Recruiter can also provide licensure information of all 50 states, including application information, time frames and requirements for each licensure, or will let you know which states are fall under the Nurse Licensure Compact. With LRS Healthcare, you always have unrestricted opportunities.
LRS Healthcare knows you must continually maintain certifications and stay up on new techniques for travel nursing and allied healthcare. We help you find, schedule and pay for any and all certifications to retaining your status as a Certified Medical Professional. Certifications include CPR, ACLS, TNCC, PALS and more. No matter where you are, you’ll be primed and ready with up-to-date certifications. It’s all part of the reward of being a healthcare free agent with a healthcare staffing agency like LRS.
Long-Term and Short Term Disability Insurance
Any employee can go through unfortunate happenings that can prevent them from working. We hope it never happens to you, but if it does while employed with LRS Healthcare, know that you’ll be covered. We offer LT/ST disability to help supplement your income in case of an accident. When you have peace of mind about the future, you’re free to roam and take a position anywhere knowing you and your loved ones will be taken care of.
LRS Healthcare offers the full spectrum of insurance and benefits; life insurance included. Electing for life insurance when employed through LRS ensures that you will leave your loved ones with financial security.
Saving for the future is important for everyone. LRS Healthcare employees can become fully vested in a 401k plan after their initial investment, and can enjoy a generous matching program after traveling with us for one year, 1,000 hours. Employees can pick their own contribution levels and easily roll over their plan at any time.
Everyone likes a bonus. And LRS appreciates finding more quality employees – something a medical staffing agency can have trouble locating. Any employee you refer to LRS, whether they are a traveling or permanent employee, nets you a $500 referral bonus after they complete six weeks of employment on assignment.
We know why you chose travel nursing or an allied health career. It enables you to experience life in many locations. And we know you need a great backbone of support. That’s why we offer you around-the-clock support every day – with real life LRS Healthcare representatives. When you become an LRS Healthcare employee, you’ll be provided an emergency number so you can contact your recruiter 24 hours a day.