Chapter 4761-14 Hyperbaric Technologist Certifications

4761-14-01 Accepting and storing hyperbaric technologist certifications.

Pursuant to division (A)(12) of section 4761.03 of the Revised Code, the board is required to adopt rules prescribing the procedures for accepting and storing copies of hyperbaric technologist certifications filed with the board for purposes of acknowledging persons exempted under division (A)(11) of section 4761.11 of the Revised Code to administer hyperbaric oxygen. Accordingly, the following procedure shall be adopted:

(A) Persons certified as a hyperbaric technologist by the national board of diving and hyperbaric medical technology, or its successor organization shall complete the hyperbaric technologist filing form (form rcb-051, approved 8/20/2014) available on the board's website www.respiratorycare.ohio.gov.

(B) Persons filing the hyperbaric technologist filing form shall provide the following:

(1) Name and residential address.

(2) If employed as a hyperbaric technologist, the name and address of employer.

(3) The expiration date and hyperbaric technologist certification number issued by the national board of diving and hyperbaric medical technology, or its successor organization.

(4) A copy of the certificate of certification issued the national board of diving and hyperbaric medical technology, or its successor organization.

(5) A non-refundable twenty dollar filing fee.

(C) Upon receipt of the hyperbaric techologist filing form, the board shall review the form and enter the filer's information upon its license tracking system.

(D) The hyperbaric technologist filing form shall be scanned and the imaged document shall be stored in the board's electronic filing system. The original form my be scheduled for destruction pursuant to the board's records retention schedule.

(E) The board shall issue a letter to the filer acknowledging receipt and filing of the person's hyperbaric technologist certification.

(F) Persons acknowledged by the board as a certified hyperbaric technologist shall notifiy the board within sixty days of a change in residential address, employment, or hyperbaric technoligist certification status.

(G) Persons certified as a hyperbaric technologist by the national board of diving and hyperbaric medical technology, or its successor organization, must maintain active certification to meet the definition of a certifed hyperbaric technologist under division (G) of section 4761.01 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 1/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/31/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4761.03(A)(12)
Rule Amplifies: 4761.03(A)(12)