BAYANI CONSULTING NETWORK, INC. is a Filipino manpower service exporter engaged in contracting, enlisting and recruiting workers and professionals for overseas employment, and acts as agent of foreign firms in meeting their manpower requirements.
Bayani deploys combinations of workers such as construction, hotel, factory, building maintenance and household service workers.
The company is licensed by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA-029-LB-021012-R), and is a member of Philippine Association of Service Exporters, Inc. (PASEI).
Bayani subscribes to the Code of Good Recruitment Practice and adheres to standards of ethical business practice and professional integrity.
BAYANI CONSULTING NETWORK, INC. was established in 2002 by Arthur D. Cantos, RN MAN, who worked in the healthcare industry in the United States — in the states of Florida, New York, New Jersey and California — for more than twenty years.
BAYANI CONSULTING NETWORK, INC. has deployed close to a thousand healthcare workers — doctors, nurses, occupational and physical therapists, medical technologists and radiology technicians — to the United States and the United Arab Emirates.
Arthur Dilanco Cantos received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Far Eastern University-Institute of Nursing in Manila, Philippines in 1979. He went to the United States soon after his graduation.
From 1980 to 1986, he worked as a clinical nurse in Florida, New York and New Jersey. In 1986, he relocated to San Francisco, California where he worked as a senior nurse, until he became the assistant nurse manager in the cardio-thoracic unit of University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.
In 1997, he ventured in the corporate world as a cardiology nurse consultant for TeleMedicine at Alere Medical Incorporated in San Francisco specializing in implementation of a web-based medical hardware and software application in the disease management of Heart Failure patients. In 1999, he became a clinical engineer at SAIC-OACIS (Science Application international Corporation-Open Architecture Clinical Information System) in San Rafael, California working on the analysis, design, testing and training phases of healthcare-related software applications towards the development of the paperless Electronic Health Record. In 2000, he became the Clinical Product Manager of Consumer Health Interactive in San Francisco where he conducted market research and the development of the Self-Care centers (disease specific content) and clinically-oriented tools, like health diaries and other products for the online user.
Arthur is a member of the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) since 1985 and became the Secretary from 2000 to 2002. He was a field reporter for KMTP-Channel 32 in San Francisco, California until he became the lead anchorman in 2000 to 2002. Arthur is also a chapter author of Culture and Clinical Care, which was awarded book of the year by the American Journal of Nursing in 1998. Recently Arthur wrote a book on – Interpersonal Communication Skills in Nursing published and distributed by C&E Books. It is currently being used as a reference material for Nursing Leadership and Management course.
In 2002, he returned to the Philippines and established Bayani Consulting Network, Inc.
With his passion for teaching, he founded the Bayani Nurse Center in 2004. He developed modules to address the needs of the global Filipino nurse in the areas of Clinical Skills, Cultural Competence, Personality Development and Professional Updates with emphasis on Critical Thinking Ability and Assertiveness Workshop, together with Speaking With Members of the Healthcare Team (SBAR).
In 2003, he was awarded one of the “Outstanding FEU Alumni of the Year” for his contributions in the nursing profession here and abroad.
In 2008, he graduated Magna Cum Laude for his Master of Arts in Nursing at Far Eastern University-Institute of Nursing.
Arthur is a community organizer working to empower the farmers to change the mindset as an entrepreneur. He is a volunteer promoting eco-tourism of the Bicol River. He is the founding member of the Libmanan River Task Group. He is also the chair person of the Museo Diocesano De Libmanan, exhibiting 400 years of Ecclesiastical Treasures of the Libmanan Parish. Lastly he is the chairman of LIBRATE, a people’s organization promoting Public and Private Partnerships in his town.
IN 2015, he was invited as the only Filipino Keynote Speaker at a Nursing Symposium at King Khaled Hospital in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia together with advance practice nurses from the USA, New Zealand and South Africa. He presented his unique training business for U.S bound Filipino nurses called Acculturation Program.