Frequently Asked Questions
for Supplemental Staffing
1.) WHAT KIND OF BENEFITS WILL I RECEIVE
WORKING WITH AKAMAI HEALTHCARE?
We will customize the benefit and compensation
plan for you. We offer health insurance
coverage, professional liability insurance,
retirement plan, workers compensation as
well as disability and life insurance assistance
in addition to our competitive salaries.
2.) WHAT CREDENTIALS ARE NEEDED TO BECOME
EMPLOYED WITH AKAMAI HEALTHCARE?
You will need a current license or certificate,
current CPR and PPD, a current physical
exam and an I-9 documentation.
3.) DO YOU DO A TEMP TO HIRE?
4.) IF I CHOOSE TO BECOME AN AKAMAI
HEALTHCARE EMPLOYEE, DO I HAVE TO WORK EXCLUSIVELY
FOR AKAMAI HEALTHCARE?
No, a lot of our nurses are employed in
hospitals or clinics part time or full time
but decide to work for Akamai Healthcare
to increase their income.
5.) HOW DO I CHOOSE AN ASSIGNMENT?
Once Akamai has reviewed your application
and skills, your assigned nurse recruiter
will discuss this with you. You will be
presented with available assignments based
on your position and shift preferences.
You will also be given complete description
of the facility, unit area, salary and pertinent
bonuses. Together, you choose the assignment
that is right for you. It is always your
6.) WHAT HAPPENS AFTER I CHOOSE AN ASSIGNMENT?
A copy of your paperwork with your selected
start date, unit and shift will be sent
to the facility for their review along with
a time for the facility to call you for
a telephone interview. Prior to the interview,
it is a good idea to prepare a list of questions
you may have about the unit into which you
will be working. We want you to be comfortable
with your assignment from the very beginning.
7.) WHEN HAVE I MADE A COMMITMENT?
Following your telephone interview with
the facility, you and the facility will
decide if the assignment is right for you.
There is no pressure or obligation for you
to accept the assignment.
8.) DO I HAVE TO GET ANOTHER PHYSICAL
You do not need one for as long as it
is within a year. Just provide us documentation.
9.) DO YOU OFFER BONUSES AND OTHER INCENTIVES?
Yes, we provide referral bonuses and other
incentives. We encourage you to discuss
this further with your assigned recruiter.
10.) WHAT IS AKAMAI HEALTHCARE'S PAY
RATES? WHEN AND HOW WILL I BE PAID?
Your hourly rate will depend on your qualification,
competency and the shift you choose. We
encourage you to discuss this with your
You will be paid weekly and you can also
take advantage of our direct deposit program.