RNs who engage in nursing practice independently, in partnership with other practitioners or by employing others are considered to be self-employed. Examples of roles a self-employed RN might hold:
If you plan on engaging in any type of self-employed nursing practice, you will need to apply for recognition of your self-employed practice to report your practice hours and renew your practice permit.
Before applying for self-employment registration, ensure that you:
You should also be prepared to answer the following questions.
These documents will help you familiarize yourself with the requirements, standards and guidelines:
There is no cost to applying for or holding self-employed registration, beyond the standard registration fees.