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ShiftMed and HomeCare.com partner with Nurses Against Racism to deliver Scholarships to Minority Nursing Students

Health Care Workers Receive Scholarships to Assist with National Nursing Shortage

MCLEAN, Va., July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ShiftMed, LLC and HomeCare.com, two leading on demand nurse staffing platforms, are proud to announce that four scholarships have been awarded to Black nursing students in partnership with the Nurses Against Racism coalition. The collective, which addresses racial inequities and lack of BIPOC representation in the healthcare industry, chose four Black nurses to award $2,000 each to cover education and advancement costs in their pursuit of a nursing career.

Scholarship recipients were chosen based on the submission of a personal essay on their vision of a career in nursing. With over 125 applicants, the ShiftMed and HomeCare.com teams selected Destiny Ashley (New York, NY), Kamoy Beagle (New York, NY), Rayin Jordan (Fremont, OH), and Salematou Diallo (Philadelphia, PA) to be the coalition’s inaugural winners of the Nurses Against Racism scholarship. All awardees were drawn to nursing because of a personal experience with family:

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ShiftMed Announces Next Day Pay™

ShiftMed Employees Can Access Pay the Day After Work

McLean, VA—March 29, 2021 — ShiftMed, LLC, an industry leader in on-demand health care staffing platforms, announces ShiftMed Next Day Pay™. Nurses and CNAs can download the ShiftMed mobile application for iPhone or Android to find shifts on their schedule. Complete the onboarding, work your first shift, and then you are eligible for Next Day Pay.

“Healthcare workers juggle financial needs. ShiftMed’s Next Day Pay gives them no-fee access to their earnings,” said Todd Walrath, CEO of ShiftMed. “Rent, food, healthcare, commutes, and unanticipated expenses, like from COVID-19, require families to find flexible ways to meet expenses, sometimes earlier than on the paycheck schedule. Next Day Pay gives our staff flexibility at no cost to them.”

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ShiftMed Survey Shows 65.5% of Nursing Staff Want the Vaccine

Healthcare Workers Receptive As Other Americans; Want More Information

McLean, VA—March 2, 2021 — ShiftMed, LLC, an industry leader in on-demand health care staffing platforms, surveyed over 150 employees to determine their receptiveness to the COVID-19 vaccine. A downloadable summary report on the ShiftMed website reveals how nursing staff, mostly RN, LPN, or CNAs, feel about the vaccine and why some are reluctant to get vaccinated. The insights gleaned from the survey may give health care professionals enough knowledge to make the right decision about getting vaccinated.

“Frontline healthcare workers face a dilemma if they choose to get the vaccine and protect themselves from the virus, or not get it and potentially get COVID-19,” said Todd Walrath, CEO of ShiftMed. “To save lives, protect themselves and their families, health care workers should get the vaccine. Remember that patients and patient families need to know they are safe at the facility. Worker vaccination is one comfort for these families.”

Interesting statistics from the survey include:

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ShiftMed Expands into 13 New Markets in the US

Rapid Growth Across Country Helps Fill Nursing Shifts Due to Nurses Fear of Contracting COVID

MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ShiftMed, LLC, an industry leader in on-demand health care staffing platforms, has recently expanded its footprint into several new markets, including New York, NY; Orlando, FL; Buffalo, NY; Atlanta, GA; Columbus, OH; Dayton, OH; Akron, OH; Toledo, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OH; Tampa, FL; Northwest Indiana and Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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ShiftMed – The #1 Nursing Jobs App for CNAs Partners with the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) to Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccine Education

Joining 20,000 NAHCA Members with 60,000 Front Line ShiftMed Professionals to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ShiftMed.com, an industry leader in on-demand health care staffing platforms, in partnership with the leading CNA organization, NAHCA, will provide a free one-hour educational webinar on COVID-19 in Long-Term Care and on the COVID-19 vaccine. The educational webinar seeks to dispel much misinformation about the vaccine, such as COVID-19 being in the vaccine. The webinar will provide an opportunity for frontline professionals to have their concerns heard from leading physicians and increase the transparency around the vaccine’s efficacy, the process, and the side effects.

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ShiftMed Launches Guaranteed Shifts™ with Skilled Nursing Providers

Healthcare Providers Get 11% Cost Savings Versus Staffing Agencies & Increase Coverage

MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ShiftMed, LLC, an industry leader in on-demand health care staffing platforms, partnered with leading skilled nursing providers to offer Guaranteed Shifts™ to workers using the ShiftMed Mobile App. Guaranteed Shifts™ gives ShiftMed employees peace of mind, knowing they still get paid if a shift is canceled. Employee trust and confidence help skilled nursing providers fill more shifts while reducing reliance on surge pricing or a last-minute bonus. These positions include Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), and Registered Nurses (RNs).

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ShiftMed to Hire 5,000 CNAs in Cities Hit Hard by COVID-19

On-Demand Health Care Staffing Platform is Addressing the Shortfall of Health Care Workers and Helping Displaced Hourly Workers Generate Desperately Needed Income

MCLEAN, Va.–ShiftMed LLC, one of the largest on-demand health care staffing platforms in the country, announced today that it will be hiring 5,000 additional certified nursing assistants (“CNAs”) as W2 workers for immediate deployment in key markets. These locations include New York, NY, Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, Baltimore, MD, Cherry Hill, NJ, Washington, DC and Richmond, VA.

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Following 3X Revenue Growth in 2 Years, Leading On-Demand Caregiver Marketplace HomeCare.com Secures $10 Million in Funding Led by Blue Heron Capital


Company will use funds to accelerate top-line and expand roll-out of innovative B2B platform, ShiftMed.

MCLEAN, Va – After tripling revenue over the past two years and expanding its caregiver network by over six hundred percent, HomeCare.com announced it has closed a new $10 million round led by Blue Heron Capital and participation from 3TS Capital Partners and Motley Fool Ventures. With over 2.3 million caregivers in its network, the company is the largest platform in the US used by consumers and healthcare providers to find experienced caregivers. HomeCare.com operates in more than 10,000 zip codes allowing families to engage caregivers for in-home care. ShiftMed, the company’s B2B product, provides qualified, complaint workers for healthcare institutions on-demand.

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