Committed to our global healthcare professionals' well-being.
Our purpose at Health Carousel International (HCI) is to improve lives and make healthcare work better. We enrich the lives of global healthcare professionals by supporting their American Dream while keeping their well-being at the forefront of every decision we make.
Well-being is how someone feels about various aspects of their life – home life, health, relationships with others, job satisfaction, and other activities. It’s about whether they feel comfortable and happy.
Our investment in the well-being of our healthcare professionals remains our top priority and involves:
Contracting transparency – we provide time for you to fully review, seek advice and legal counsel and offer an opportunity to rescind your contract up to 30 days after the date you sign the agreement
Assured premium visa processing for qualifying nurses (as of March 2021)
Visa filing prior to passing the English language exam (without valid IELTS score) (as of March 2021)
Paid US credentialing and licensure & no cost to join our program
Pre-Deployment preparation including arranging your travel, deployment logistics, transitional housing in the United States, as well as our comprehensive Clinical Residency Program.
A first-class transition to practice program to ensure a successful beginning of your career as a US RN, as well as Post Arrival Orientation and ongoing personalized support from our seasoned Clinical Team of nurse managers.
Access to NCLEX test prep resources, the HCI IELTS Academy & personalized language coaching through our Conversation Partner program
Free Access to additional continuing education and career advancement training throughout your employment so that you can advance your professional growth
90 day & annual performance reviews
Employee satisfaction surveys at each step of the process – we take your feedback & continually improve every aspect of our offeringsEligibility for Nurse of the Month & Nurse of the Year Recognition
Access to HCI Career Services – Short term and long-term career advancement and employment opportunities available at the conclusion of your initial assignment
Platinum medical, dental, & vision insurance to help you pay for the cost of healthcare
Paid Time Off (PTO), up to 120 hours of PTO per calendar year
Employer-paid life insurance - Insurance that pays out a sum of money either on the death of the insured person or after a set period.
Short-term and Long-term employer-paid disability insurance – Insurance that provides income replacement if you are unable to work due to non-work-related illness or injury.
Employer-paid Workers Compensation insurance – pays medical bills and lost time if you get injured while working
Employee Assistance Program – free access to mental health and wellness programs
HCI encourages you to bring your immediate family members with you when you arrive in the USA. We sponsor your visa petition, file visas for your immediate family members, arrange for relocation and assist in your resettlement. We support every effort in bringing your family to the USA at the time of your arrival.
Assigned support team associate at every step of the way
Assignment preference input/survey to be completed prior to visa approval to help us to make the best possible assignment match for you
Assignment location is known before arriving in the US and candidates are provided specific location information prior to departing your country of residence
Private Alumni Network Facebook Group for anyone who has completed their first assignment and/or has 6 months or less
Free membership to the Philippine Nurses Association of America in your local area (for Filipino Nurses)
Assistance with sourcing initial and perm housing by a Travel and Housing team member
All healthcare professionals in the PassportUSA program are paid the greater of the level one prevailing wage in their area of assignment or the Cincinnati (Health Carousel Headquarters) wage listed on their immigration petition. The current minimum wage rate that we are paying is $30.69 per hour and this does not include shift differentials where applicable.
Milestone Reward Program (earn up to $15,000) - receive several bonuses throughout your partnership with HCI should you meet the required guidelines established at each milestone.
$1,500 Arrival Advance
$2,000 Housing Advance
Dream Team Rewards Program: receive up to $2,500 for you and individuals that you may refer to us
401K (retirement savings account) with employer match
Eligible for annual raises
Access to financial wellness tools through ADP – Budgeting tools, financial goal planning, money management, etc.
LifeMart access—discounts on nationally recognized products, services and retailers
Paid relocation to US, assistance with settlement expenses, and Employee cell phone program
HCI has connected the best global healthcare talent with rewarding U.S. nursing careers for over 17 years. Your American Dream is our commitment, and we deliver what we promise. As a leading healthcare recruitment agency, who has successfully sponsored thousands of healthcare professionals and their families, we are more than up for the challenge. Whatever your version of the American dream might be, HCI is here to help make it a reality.
Your decision to pursue your dream of a healthcare career in the United States is the only step you’ll take alone. Once you contact HCI to assist with your professional certification, U.S. immigration, and relocation to America, you officially have the support of the world’s preeminent ethical healthcare recruiting organization.
Together, let’s start planning for your first day in the USA. Simply register to begin fulfilling your American dream.