Private Duty Services

The hospital is committed to providing you with the medical attention and nursing care you need to ensure a rapid and safe recovery. However, for your added comfort and convenience, you may elect to supplement the staff with your own private duty care.

If you are looking for that one-on-one professional care dedicated exclusively to your recovery, North Shore-LIJ Staffing Services, a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, can provide registered nurses, certified nurse assistants and companions. Our personnel are all employees of the North Shore-LIJ Health System and meet the health system’s rigorous standards. All employees are bonded, insured and screened with background and reference checks.

Our compassionate and reliable care may include assistance with the following:

  • Personal hygiene 
  • Feeding
  • Transfer and ambulation
  • Companionship
  • Communication with hospital personnel
  • Medication administration

Bringing the Best to the Bedside

Are you looking for extra care dedicated to your recovery while in the hospital?  North Shore-LIJ Staffing will tend exclusively to your needs with:

  • Registered nurses
  • Certified nurse assistants
  • Home health aides
  • Companions

Experience You Can Rely On

North Shore-LIJ Staffing employees are bonded, insured and screened with background and reference checks. You can be assured of safe, attentive bedside care during your recovery.

How Much Does It Cost?

The cost of service is dependent upon the skill level of the personnel that you request.

Registered nurses  $40.00 per hour 
$45.00 per hour weekends and evenings
Certified nurse assistant   $18.00 per hour weekdays
$20.00 per hour weekends and evenings
 Companions      $18.00 per hour weekdays
$20.00 per hour week-ends and evenings

All shifts are billed at time-and-a-half for holidays.

How Do I Pay for Private Duty Care?

For your convenience, North Shore-LIJ Staffing Services are happy to accept Visa, Discover, MasterCard or American Express, which is billed weekly. If you wish, you may pay by check or money order by placing your payment in an envelope to give to the nurse or aide at the end of each shift. All checks should be made payable to North Shore-LIJ Staffing Services.

What about Insurance?

Most insurance policies do not reimburse for private duty nursing services. Check with your insurance provider before the start of service.

How Can I Begin?

Simply call 1-866-831-2206 to discuss your private duty needs. Our private duty specialists are available 24 hours/7 days weekly.  Visa, Mastercard and American Express accepted.

Call North Shore-LIJ Staffing Services toll-free at: 

(866) 831-2206
24 hours a day / 7 days a week


Last Update

April 26, 2012
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