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Frequently Asked Questions

General

What are the requirements to become a Stat Staff Nurse? 
  • You will need a valid nursing license. 
  • You must have a minimum of 1-year experience in the specialty of interest.
  • Travel experience isn’t required for all facilities/contracts but it is recommended.
Why should I work for Stat Staff Professionals instead of another staffing agency? 
  • Stat Staff Professionals is a Nurse-owned and a nurse-operated company.
  • Dedicated clinical support.
  • Our employees have access to a multitude of benefits.  (Visit our Benefits page to learn more!)
  • We have a 24/7 on-call service available to all of our employees.
How long do contracts last? 

Typically contracts last 8-13 weeks but can be flexible depending on the needs of the facility. Our contracts have guaranteed hours for our Caregivers.   

If a contract is a bit too structured-we also offer per diem opportunities at many facilities.  This allows a caregiver to pick and choose when they want to work based on the needs of a facility.  There are no guaranteed hours associated with per diem opportunities.

 

When and how will I be paid? 

For all employees, pay is weekly, every Friday, via direct deposit (unless a check is requested).

Do you offer temp-to-perm positions? 

Typically, all positions/contracts are temporary. However, some facilities do have temp-to-perm contracts available.

How many hours a week do Stat Staff nurses work? 

All contracts have guaranteed hours, usually 36 or 40 hours per week.

What benefits does Stat Staff offer their temp employees? 

Benefits are provided to full-time employees who work 30+ hours a week.

Benefits include:

  • Day 1 health, dental and vision
  • PTO
  • 401K after 90 days with generous company match
  • Tuition and Certification reimbursement after 1 year of employment
  • Company-paid Telemedicine
  • Onsite medical credentials (flu shot, FIT test, PPD)
  • Onsite certification test outs (BLS, ACLS, PALS)
  • Onsite Clinical support

Visit our Benefits Page for a more comprehensive list of the benefits Stat Staff nurses receive.

 

Travel Nursing

What is a travel nurse? 

A travel nurse is a contracted employee who travels to various facilities to work but is employed by Stat Staff Professionals.

Travel nurses enjoy flexible assignments and the opportunity to work in diverse locations across the United States. 

How long does it take to get a travel nursing job? 

This varies case by case, but on average, from the date of application to the first day of the contract is 30 days. 

Do travel nurses pay taxes? 
  • Yes, taxes are paid on the hourly rate.
  • Travel stipends paid to qualified individuals are not considered taxable income.
  • We would always advise you speak with an Accountant/CPA concerning any tax questions.Save 
What kind of expenses may be covered by a travel stipend? 

The travel stipend covers:

  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Incidentals
Can you be a travel nurse as a new grad? 

Unfortunately, to be a travel nurse, we require that you have at least 1 year of experience in your relevant specialty.  We do encourage that you stay in touch and let us know when you have the required experience so we can help you with your travel nursing journey.

How do you get a nursing license in another state? 

Each state has different requirements for nursing licenses.  To learn more about how each state works, visit: https://www.nursinglicensure.org/articles/rn-licensing.html

What is a walk-through state? 

Walk-through states allow a nurse to be issued a temporary license within one hour to one day's time.

This temporary license is used to practice nursing while awaiting permanent licensure to be processed.

These temporary licenses obtained in walk-through states are usually valid for 30 days to six months depending on the state issuing the license.

May I travel with my family and/or pets? 

Stat Staff Professionals would never want to separate you from your family and/or pets.

Just make sure that when you're planning to travel, that you look for "pet-friendly" lodging.

Allied Health

What is Allied Health? 
  • Caregivers who provide services such as dietary and nutrition services; and rehabilitation and health systems management.
  • Two broad categories: technicians (assistants) and therapists/technologists. Technicians are trained to perform procedures, and their education lasts less than two years.
What jobs fall under Allied Health? 
  • Athletic training
  • Audiology
  • Cardiovascular perfusion technology
  • Cytotechnology
  • Dental hygiene
  • Diagnostic medical sonography
  • Dietetics
  • Emergency medical sciences
  • Health administration
  • Health information management
  • Medical technology
  • Nuclear medicine technology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Physician assistant
  • Radiation therapy technology
  • Radiography
  • Rehabilitation counseling
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Respiratory therapy technology
  • Speech-language pathology