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2022 Vaccination Updates

With COVID-19 cases rising across the country, many health orders are being implemented for healthcare professionals surrounding COVID-19 Vaccine Status Verification, Testing & Face Coverings.

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Vaccination Changes for Healthcare Professionals

  • To stay in compliance with these, your AMN Healthcare representative will need proof of your vaccination status as soon as possible. Our Credentialing team will be validating this with you and appreciate your patience and understanding with this new process.
  • We are grateful and thankful for your diligence in inpatient care during these difficult times, and for your continued partnership with AMN Healthcare. Our goal is to implement this new process, causing little to no disruption to you, your assignment, or your patients.

Please refer to the following Federal Mandate Update for the most recent information regarding Federal Mandates.


CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance or CDC Guidance for Those Fully Vaccinated


What if I am not vaccinated and am not able to be vaccinated?

Please make your recruiter aware that you are not able to be vaccinated. Your recruiter will work with you to find facilities that do not require vaccination or allow for religious or medical exemption for the vaccine. Please keep in mind that some facilities that do not require COVID-19 vaccination may require frequent testing.

Will my assignment be cancelled if I am not vaccinated?

This varies based on the assignment and the facility requirements. Your recruiter will work with you to find another assignment if your existing assignment has to be cancelled.

Can I still work with AMN Healthcare if I am not vaccinated?

Yes, AMN is not mandating COVID-19 vaccination.

Where can I obtain the vaccine?

Fortunately, the availability of the free COVID-19 vaccine has increased greatly. Vaccines are available at large clinics, physician offices, urgent care centers, and local pharmacies. Check with these resources or local state/county websites.

If I am vaccinated, will I need a booster?

The CDC has not issued any guidance on boosters at this time.


I have a religious or medical exemption for the vaccine – how does this impact me?

Many facilities do allow for medical or religious exceptions. Please contact your Credentialing Analyst to determine exactly what documentation your facility requires.

I have had my first vaccine dose but need to wait 4 weeks for my second dose – how does this impact me?

AMN Healthcare is working with our facilities to set realistic deadlines for vaccinations to be completed. Please contact your Credentialing Analyst for details at your assignment location.

What stance are healthcare professional organizations taking regarding the COVID-19 vaccine?

A number of key professional organizations support COVID-19 vaccination for healthcare professionals

  • American Medical Association
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Pharmacists Association
  • American Academy of PAs
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN)
I don’t want to receive the vaccine until it has full approval by the FDA. When will this happen?

On August 23, 2021 the FDA approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 Vaccine.

Am I required to get the COVID-19 vaccination?

While federal, state, local and facility-level requirements vary, the list of facilities that require healthcare providers be vaccinated is growing. Clinicians can decline by completing a declination form. Facility-level requirements will then dictate the requirements clinicians must follow in order to continue to work, i.e., frequent testing, PPE.

Is AMN Healthcare requiring that healthcare providers be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus?

AMN Healthcare is NOT requiring that healthcare professionals be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. For additional questions or concerns related to vaccine requirements by facility, please reach out to your AMN representative.

What facilities are requiring COVID-19 vaccinations?

The list of facilities or federal, state or local municipalities is growing each day. Visit this page for a running list of facilities/providers to stay current.


How do I submit proof that I have received the COVID-19 vaccination?

Please send proof of your vaccination status to the email address that corresponds with the division you work in.