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WAC 246-843-230: Endorsement

Published: 2015

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WAC 246-843-230


(1) The board may endorse a nursing home administrator currently licensed in another state if that state requires qualifications substantially equivalent to qualifications required by RCW 18.52.071. To obtain a license by endorsement the applicant must:
(a) Pay applicable application fee;
(b) Submit an application on forms approved by the secretary;
(c) Submit a verification form from all states in which currently or previously licensed that verifies the applicant:
(i) Was or is currently licensed;
(ii) Has not had a nursing home administrator license revoked or suspended; and
(iii) Has passed the national examination;
(d) Submit a certified transcript of baccalaureate or higher degree, mailed to the department directly from the college or university;
(e) Have completed seven clock hours of AIDS education and training. Refer to chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 8.
(2) Applicants who are:
(a) Certified by the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) may submit verification of ACHCA certification in lieu of college degree transcript.
(b) Currently certified by ACHCA are exempt from taking the current NAB national examination.
(c) Licensed as a nursing home administrator in another state and who have previously passed the national examination are exempt from taking the current NAB national examination.
[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.52, 34.05 RCW and RCW 18.130.075. WSR 00-01-072, § 246-843-230, filed 12/13/99, effective 1/13/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-843-230, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.52.100. WSR 91-24-050 (Order 217B), § 246-843-230, filed 11/27/91, effective 12/28/91; WSR 91-06-060 (Order 141B), recodified as § 246-843-230, filed 3/1/91, effective 4/1/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.52.100(14). WSR 87-02-008 (Order PM 633), § 308-54-230, filed 12/29/86; Order PL 107, § 308-54-230, filed 3/3/71.]