(A) The board, in its discretion, and otherwise subject to the provisions of Chapter 4751. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder, may license, without general examination, a nursing home administrator if the person has a valid license issued by the proper authorities of any other state or political subdivision of the United States, upon payment of the required fee as provided in rule 4751-1-16 of the Administrative Code, provided:
(1) That such other state or subdivision of the United States maintained a system and standard of qualifications and examinations for a nursing home administrator license, which were substantially equivalent to those required in the state of Ohio; and
(2) That such applicant is familiar with Ohio's laws and rules relative to the licensure of the facility and to the licensure of the administrator and has successfully passed the board's examination on Ohio laws and rules; and
(3) That such applicant holds a valid license which has not been revoked in any state within three years of the time of application for licensure; and
(4) That such applicant's license has not been suspended in any state within one year of the time of application for licensure.
(B) If the applicant meets all of the requirements in paragraph (A) of this rule and is also a certified administrator in good standing with the American college of health care administrators, the executive secretary of the board may issue the license without prior board approval. The issuance shall be presented for the board's ratification at the next meeting of the board.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/16/2008 and 12/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Prior Effective Dates: 10/1/74, 10/16/83, 1/1/99