The Many Benefits of CNA Staffing Agencies
If you are a recent CNA graduate who has been having a difficult time locating employment, why not let a staffing agency find a job for you? Even in highly competitive areas of the country, CNA staffing agencies can make finding a job easier than ever. In fact, there are many benefits you can enjoy when you sign on to a staffing agency, and some of the best advantages are described here.
Earn a Higher Hourly Salary
One of the greatest benefits to signing on to a CNA staffing agency is that you can significantly increase your salary. Depending on the position you choose, you may be able to increase your hourly wages by as much as $5.00 or more per hour! Furthermore, if you choose a full-time position, you may be eligible for a variety of valuable perks such as those listed below.
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Paid Vacations and Holidays
- Sick and Family Leave Pay
- Uniform Allowances
Enjoy Flexible Positions and Work Schedules
Another benefit offered by CNA staffing agencies is that they allow you to choose from a variety of positions and work schedules. When you work with a staffing agency, you can specify what types of facilities you would like to work in and what shifts you are willing to work. Using your specifications, the agency will work diligently to match you with a number of facilities in your area that need CNAs just like you!
Travel to Areas Outside of Your Hometown
Many CNA staffing agencies also work with nurse aides who would like to work in areas outside of their hometowns. This benefit not only provides you with the opportunity to visit exciting cities, but it also greatly broadens your employment possibilities. In many cases, CNAs who choose to travel are also eligible for per diem pay, which you can use for travel expenses, rent, utility bills or even groceries.
Complete CE Requirements On-Site
With such a high demand for CNAs all over the U.S. today, CNA staffing agencies need professionals with your qualifications. As such, whenever you need additional training such as in the case of fulfilling your CE requirements, most agencies offer on-site training. While the types of courses offered by CNA staffing agencies may vary, some common courses that many agencies offer include those listed here.
- CNA Refresher
- CPR Re-certification
- Ventilator Training
- IV Administration
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support