4723-18-03 Eligibility requirements for participation in the practice intervention and improvement program (PIIP).

An individual may participate in the practice intervention and improvement program if the supervising member determines that the public will be adequately protected from unsafe practice if the individual enters PIIP, and:

(A) The individual has not been the subject of formal disciplinary action by any regulatory board or entity located in Ohio or in another jurisdiction, unless the supervising member determines that the previous disciplinary action was for a violation that should not preclude participation in PIIP;

(B) The individual is not concurrently under investigation by the board for a violation of Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code or the rules of the board that does not constitute a practice deficiency;

(C) The supervising member determines that the nature of the individual's identified practice deficiency is such that it may be corrected through remediation;

(D) The individual holds a current valid, license or certificate issued by the board;

(E) The individual is otherwise eligible to renew the license or certificate issued by the board;

(F) At the time of PIIP eligibility determination by the supervising member, the individual is working in a position in the state of Ohio, whether as an employee or contractor, that requires a nursing license, if the individual is a licensed nurse, or a dialysis technician certificate, if the individual is a dialysis technician; and

(G) If the board has ordered the individual to submit to a mental or physical examination according to division (G) of section 4723.28 of the Revised Code, the supervising member has determined that the individual does not have any impairment as defined in rule 4723-3-02 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 02/01/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/17/2013 and 10/15/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.07 , 4723.282
Rule Amplifies: 4723.282
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/2001, 02/01/2002, 02/01/2007, 02/01/2009