6 Ways to Celebrate CNAs

Suppose you work at a skilled nursing facility, nursing home, or hospital. In that case, you may be thinking about how to say thank you to your certified nursing assistants (CNAs) during National Nursing Assistants Week (June 17-24, 2021) or on National Career Nursing Assistants Day (June 17, 2021).

More than 4.5 million caregivers care for our nation’s frail, elderly, or chronically challenged citizens who stay in nursing homes and other long-term care settings. They add value to the lives of residents in their care.

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ShiftMed Spotlight: Kathryn R., LPN

“I wanted to become a nurse because it offered me the opportunity to do the most amount good in this life,” says Kathryn, Licensed Practical Nurse in Akron, Ohio. Like most, it took Kathryn some time to make the decision to become an LPN. “Initially, I was seeking to do what was the easiest and most fun.”

We sat down with Kathryn to learn more about what drives her, how she started with ShiftMed, and, how she deals with burn out:

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Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Michigan

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.  

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Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Maryland

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.  

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Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Illinois

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.  

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It’s time to celebrate Nurses!

Work at a Skilled Nursing Facility? Time to Celebrate! 

This year, nurses at skilled nursing facilities and nursing homes alike have plenty to celebrate. We’ve made it through a challenging year, and the annual National Nurses Week celebration from May 6 through May 12 and National Nurses Day celebration on May 12 has arrived just in time.  

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Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Washington, DC

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.  

Washington, DC (Maryland Side)  

CNAs, LPNs, and RNs interesting in working through ShiftMed in Washington, DC (Maryland side) must have professional licensure through the State of Maryland and must upload identification (passport, driver’s license or photo ID AND Social Security card to complete I9 verification). Other required documentation includes a 1-step PPD, 2-step PPD or TB blood test (completed within the last year) or chest x-ray (completed within the last five years); physical results (completed within the last year); and an I-9.  

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Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Ohio

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.

State of Ohio

CNAs, LPNs, and RNs seeking work through ShiftMed in the State of Ohio must have a professional license through the state. They must also upload identification (passport, driver’s license or photo ID, and Social Security card to complete I9 verification). Other required documentation includes a 1-step PPD, 2-step PPD or TB blood test (completed within the last year) or chest x-ray (completed within the last five years); physical results (completed within the last year); and an I-9.

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Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Georgia

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.

State of Georgia

CNAs, LPNs, and RNs seeking ShiftMed work in the State of Georgia must have a professional license through the state. They must also upload identification (passport, driver’s license or photo ID AND Social Security card to complete I9 verification). Other required documentation includes a 1-step PPD, 2-step PPD or TB blood test (completed within the last year) or chest x-ray (completed within the last five years); physical results (completed within the last year); and an I-9. Please Note: Those with LPN/RN license must also submit CPR certification and a resume.

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Nursing Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in New York

Certifications are a vital part of ensuring schedulers have the credentialled nursing staff and certified nursing assistants (CNAs) they need. Nursing certification is different for each state, and ShiftMed requires nurses and CNAs to upload specific documentation via the ShiftMed app.

State of New York

CNAs, LPNs, and RNs seeking ShiftMed work in the State of New York must have their professional license through the state. They must also upload a passport, driver’s license or photo ID, AND Social Security card to complete I9 verification. Other required documentation includes a 1-step PPD, 2-step PPD or TB blood test (completed within the last year) or chest x-ray (completed within the last five years); physical results (completed within the last year); and an I-9. Learn more about credentialing requirements here.

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