The Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry includes the list of persons who have been certified by the state to administer the services of a nursing assistant. The directory shows the list of persons who can be allowed to work in long term care facilities across the state and who have successfully complied with state regulations. You can look for a certain nursing assistant’s information by searching the registry and by entering the required words on the search fields. In addition you can search for the validity of a business, service, or facility located in the state.
Nebraska Nurse Aide Registry
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
NE License Information System Search
The state of Nebraska requires individuals to undergo the required CNA training in order for them to be entered into the registry. The required number of hours of training is 75 hours which shall include both a classroom and clinical session. Passing the written and skills test will also be needed in order to become a certified nursing assistant. The state also requires that the individual be at least 16 years old at the time of the application; can understand and write the English language; and pass the competency evaluation administered by the state. The candidate should not also have any record of conviction with crimes which are related to drugs, theft, felony, and violence. You can learn more about the recent nurse aide certification requirements in Nebraska by clicking here.
There is also other important information which is contained in the registry. You can request for name and address changes which can be done by downloading the appropriate form. There are also links to candidate handbooks and health care educational materials which can be helpful when you are either a student or a working nurse aide already. You can also file complaints of abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of property by logging on the registry.
The License Information System can be accessed by clicking on the appropriate button on the screen. You will then have to click on the License Search which will turn up a list of individuals who have a particular class of license. You can also change the field to all types of licenses in order to get a more comprehensive result of the certifications available. You can enter either a full or partial name in order to get similar results on your screen. You can scan the result and click on the name of the person that you are looking for. There is no expiry date for nursing assistants in Nebraska as long as they are continually working in the capacity of the job. They will automatically be entered into the registry by showing proof of employment.
The types of status that you can see on the results page can range from Active, Lapsed, or Ineligible. An active status means that the CNA has continued to work for the last two years as a paid employee. This means that they can be hired by employers. A Lapsed status means that the worker have not submitted any proof of employment for the last two years or has failed to submit his or her test scores. While the Ineligible status denotes having some disciplinary action imposed on the worker due to abuse, neglect, or misappropriation of a resident’s property and that the person cannot be employed.