(A) To obtain a certificate to practice as an Ohio certified dialysis technician an applicant who meets the qualifications set forth in section 4723.75 of the Revised Code shall:
(1) Submit an application on a form specified by the board;
(2) If the applicant does not hold a valid temporary certificate to practice as a dialysis technician issued by the board, submit a certificate fee of thirty-five dollars; and
(3) In accordance with division (C) of section 4723.75 of the Revised Code, submit to a criminal records check completed by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation, on the form specified by the board. The results of the criminal records check shall:
(a) Be received by the board prior to the issuance of a certificate to practice as an Ohio certified dialysis technician; and
(b) Indicate that the individual has not been convicted of, pleaded guilty to, or had a judicial finding of guilt for any violation set forth in division (A)(4) of section 4723.75 of the Revised Code.
(B) If through no fault of the board, an applicant for a certificate to practice as an Ohio certified dialysis technician is not determined eligible for a certificate within two years from receipt of the application, the application shall be considered void and the fee forfeited. The application shall state the circumstances under which this forfeiture may occur.
(C) An initial certificate to practice as an Ohio certified dialysis technician shall be considered current until the next scheduled renewal period for an Ohio certified dialysis technician certificate. When a certificate to practice as an Ohio certified dialysis technician is issued on or after the first of January of an odd numbered year, that certificate shall be considered current through the thirty-first of March of the next odd numbered year. The fee imposed shall be in accordance with this rule.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4723.79
Rule Amplifies: 4723.75, 4723.751
Prior Effective Dates: 10/01/2000, 02/01/2003, 02/01/2004, 02/01/2006