Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference betwen a local nursing agency and travelers nursing agency?
A local nursing agency employs nurses that reside close to the contracted facililtes on an ongoing basis. Travelers agencies hire nurses from other parts of the country for mostly 13 week full time assignments.
What type of training do the nurses receive with each assignment?
Each facility has their own requirements that are taught during orientation. Average orientation is 12-16 hours.
What is the pay scale for nurses?
Caring Nurses Staffing Agency values the experience of each nurse; therefore our pay scale is based on years of experience.
What is required to become a nurse for Caring Nurses?
An active, unrestricted, nursing license, drug test, medication testing, CPR and any other applicable certifications depending on specialty.
How long are the facility contracts?
There is no specified amount of time, a contract may be deemed inactive if our services are no longer needed.
How long are the nursing contracts?
Is there a difference between Caring Nurses and other agencies?
Each nurse is hand-picked by owner Karen ODonnell who has over 20 years bedside experience .She requires certain characteristics of her employees including compassionate demeanor, exceptional nursing skills and the ability to work well with others.