Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

New Nurses Can Navigate a Changing Healthcare Environment

For healthcare jobs, the going looks good: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts growth until 2029, as the profession adds roughly 2.4 million new jobs to serve an aging U.S. population.  

But new nurses today are entering a brave alternative world: Medicine is rapidly developing, and COVID-19 has provided unprecedented challenges to hospital systems worldwide over the past year.  

Today’s complex healthcare systems need nurses who can navigate various demands, gain leadership skills, understand legal and ethical issues, and have a solid commitment to addressing disparities across diverse populations.  

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, 0 comments

How Nurses Can Gain Job Satisfaction

Better staffing of nurses has been a dilemma for hospitals lately: They need to choose between reducing or limiting direct labor costs and providing better care quality. Some hospitals reduce nurse staffing to minimize cost. But studies show that nurse staffing is reportedly influential in hospitalized patients’ prognoses and safety and hospitals’ financial performance. Further, they show that hospitals with better nurse staffing can alleviate nurses’ workload, attract nurses to practice, and diminish workplace injury and illness rates. 

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 0 comments

Nurse Certifications and Skilled Nursing Caregivers in Indiana

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.  

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 0 comments

Getting Post-Hiatus Certified Skilled Nurses Back to Work

Now that COVID is increasingly under control, we’re seeing nurses returning to their profession. But what if you’ve been absent from your profession for a year, two, or even three years? A decade?  

If you took leave from the nursing profession for any reason other than disability, medical conditions, or urgent situations, think about how you’ll remain connected with the profession. Some ideas to keep in mind as you seek your next position as a certified skilled nurse: 

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, 0 comments

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.  

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 0 comments

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.  

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 2 comments

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.  

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 0 comments

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.  

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 0 comments

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.

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Staffing, 0 comments

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.

Continue reading →
Posted by ShiftMed Team in Nursing, Staffing, 0 comments