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Calling all registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical or vocational nurses (LPNs/LVNs), all certified nursing assistants (CNAs), and all allied health workers! Per diem healthcare jobs are available in cities and states across the nation. Moreover, they’re easier than ever before to find.

The days of calling the area hospitals and facilities to place your name on an approved PRN list are over. Accordingly, gone are the days of signing up with multiple staffing agencies that pull a percentage of your pay as their due. Better yet, gone are the days when you have to know a person to open an employment door. The landscape for PRN healthcare staffing is undergoing serious changes, yet NursaTM is ahead of the curve. 

A New Way of Doing an Old Thing

Technology, smartphones, and the incorporation of both into our daily lives and occupations have caused the gig economy to boom, due to this boom opportunities for industries other than Uber and food delivery systems are growing. 

NursaTM took the outdated and cumbersome process of per diem staffing to transform it into a streamlined, savvy process that can be done right from that handy device in the pocket of your scrubs. 

When you download the NursaTM app to your phone, you take the power into your own hands by earning a better hourly wage while working per diem healthcare shifts when and where you want. All available PRN shifts are posted in real-time for you to browse. 

How to Use NursaTM 

  • It’s easy, here’s the step by step process:
  • Download NursaTM
  • Register for an account
  • Create your professional digital portfolio
  • Verify your license(s)
  • Adjust filters to browse PRN shifts near (and far) you
  • Apply for PRN shifts
  • View approved PRN shifts in scheduler
  • Document hours in app upon shift completion 

How to Create Your Professional Digital Portfolio 

Your portfolio is what you would call your profile on other social media platforms. This section will securely house all your compliance documentation, licensure, certifications, and other important professional documents. You will scan then upload these documents to be saved in your portfolio. These documents are then shared digitally, by you, directly with the facility when you apply for a PRN shift in the app. 

What Goes into the Professional Portfolio? 

  • Identification – this can be either your driver’s license or passport.
  • Social security card – check that it’s signed.
  • Diplomas – include diplomas for any or all university degrees, and your high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • References – you should have this already on hand, nevertheless the standard request is for three references.
  • Resume – check that it’s up to date! If you need to work on it a bit, we’ve written an article with tips about resume writing, here.
  • Fit-to-work statement – this can be issued by your doctor. If you don’t have a statement however you do have a recent physical, that is appropriate.
  • Compliance documents – these include vaccination records, titers, and your basic certifications including BLS, ACLS, and PALS, as well as any other specialization certification or skills that you have. 

Tips for Your Portfolio

Before you upload your documents to your portfolio, double-check that your scans are in color and include both the front and back of any cards.

Did you know that a fancy scanner isn’t a requirement to turn your documents into PDFs? Most smartphones have a “Notes” application. Start a new note, then instead of writing text, touch the camera icon and then select “scan documents” or “scanner”.

Or check your phone’s app store; there are several free scanner apps available for download.

Is your references list updated? Be sure to include former supervisors on this list. 

Don’t Forget Your Nursing License 

For nurses, you’ll be prompted to input your credentials information and then verify it. This is the most important step. Once your credentials are verified you can begin browsing PRN shifts near you, immediately, and start earning within 48 hours. 

Browse Shifts Near You and Start Working 

Adjust your search filters for license type, shift preference, and distance from you. All your scheduled shifts appear within the app following approval to help you keep track. For each scheduled shift, a GPS map is available (in-app) to guide you to the facility. Once you’ve completed your PRN shift, complete your shift report within the app. 

When Can You Work? 

Whenever you want! Within 48 hours of verifying your license, you can be working PRN shifts at a facility near you. We place zero stipulations on how often you pick up a shift. You work only when it fits your schedule. 

New Perspective for Per Diem Nurses 

Join the hundreds of nurses, aides, and allied healthcare workers nationwide who are looking at per diem work through new eyes. Per diem shifts can change your career, change your financial situation, and complement your life. You can do it by working a few PRN shifts a month, working seasonally, or taking the plunge and going PRN full time. The higher hourly wage and annual salary for nurses and clinicians who work per diem are not the only benefits. Keep reading.

Benefits of Working PRN Jobs

  • Variety in your work environment
  • Meet new people (networking opportunities for future career opportunities)
  • Control to work when you want and where
  • Organize your work schedule around your personal life instead of the other way around
  • Work shifts in different units (learn new skills, work towards a specialization certification)
  • Keep your license active following your retirement, or for family planning, or any type of career hiatus
  • Work shifts while earning your degree
  • Use PRN shifts as trial runs before accepting offers of employment

Written by Miranda Booher, RN

SEO Content Marketing Manager Miranda is a 14-year registered nurse with a healthy background in travel nursing and digital marketing. She brings an interesting combination of stellar copywriting skills and first-hand nursing experience to the table. Miranda understands the industry and has an impeccable ability to write about it. And speaking of travel - Miranda currently lives in Bolivia, though she maintains an active Registered Nurse license in the state of Ohio and stays current on the latest healthcare news through her writing. When she is not creating killer copy, or serving others through her work as a nurse, you can find her spending time with her family traveling in the Andes Mountains.

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