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Burned out and fed up with their work conditions, nurses are stepping away from the bedside in droves, leaving empty positions and for-hire signs lingering in hospitals and clinics around the country.

Some of those nurses are now hunting for remote roles, which have grown more popular as telehealth has taken off. It’s a hot job market: Care Medical, the practice powering Amazon’s virtual-first medical platform Amazon Care, has offered $15,000 sign-on bonuses for “mobile telehealth registered nurses.”


“The burnout problem is causing an oversaturation of nurses wanting these jobs,” said Sadie Glisson, a registered nurse who worked remotely before building a business running a remote nursing job board and sees at least 20 to 30 job postings every day.

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