Providing Excellence in Nursing Care

FAQs: Nurses

1. What are the benefits of being a member of North Bay Nursing Agency?

  • NBNA Members are self-employed entrepreneurial Nurses, not employees
  • Nurses must be licensed under an agency due to private insurance company policies;
    – being a member allows you to bill insurance companies for your work.
    – we get you paid!
  • Everything you need to know for business startup
  • Bookkeeping program/services available for a nominal fee to keep track of your revenue/expenses
  • Training, workshops, seminars, and complete support
  • Access to member discounts

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2. Would I be an employee of NBNA?

Again, the NBNA enables you to be self-employed. You are your own business, with the added inclusive benefits, as well as NBNA support and oversight

3. What are the costs?

Membership fees are $300 per year

4. What do I need in order to sign up?

  • Current criminal record check
  • College of Nurses registration
  • Copy of your liability insurance
NBNA: Nurse holding a chart and speaking to patients

NBNA members are self-employed and work on contract with patients.

5. Do I need to create my own Business?

This is optional. You may work under your name or register a business name

6. Can Personal Support Workers join the agency?

No; we are only working with Nurses at this time.

7. Can I bring in my own clients?

Yes! Members may develop their own client base, but each patient must register with the NBNA in order for you to be eligible to be paid by insurance companies and Gov’t programs

8. How do I obtain medical supplies?

  • Supplies are available through CCAS, LHIN and VON
  • NBNA will offer member discounts at various locations
  • This expense will be billed directly to your Client

9. Where would I be working?

Through our agency, work is available in the community, in hospitals/nursing homes, or our clinic locations. Each pod of nurses has eight professionals.