CNA certification is an essential requirement for those who are willing to work as nurse aides in the medical and healthcare facilities. All the employers validate the nursing assistant certification before hiring, in order to ensure that you are in good standing and currently active on the state nurse aide registry. If you are transferring your nurse aide licensure to a new state, then also verification is an important requisite. Several states provide you the facility to verify your license individually or in group (batch).
Here are some reasons that necessitate the verification of nursing assistant licensure:
Here are the steps that you must follow, in order to get your license verified:
Step 1 – Search for the telephone number and address of the nurse aide registry of your respective state via website. Enter the name of your state, and corresponding contact details will get displayed.
Step 2 – You must check if your state provides the facility of verifying the license online.
Step 3 – If online verification facility is not available, then you must visit the nurse aide registry office personally and provide details like issue date of your license, license number, social security number, etc.
Step 4 – Pay the verification fee which might differ from state to state.
Step 5 – Obtain the nursing certification by post instead of email within 2 weeks of submission of your application. It is better to get it by post as printed copy contains original seal of the licensing authority.