4751.01 Nursing home administrator definitions.

As used in this chapter:

(A) "Health-care licensing agency" means any department, division, board, section of a board, or other government unit that is authorized by a statute of this or another state to issue a license, certificate, permit, card, or other authority to do either of the following in the context of health care:

(1) Engage in a specific profession, occupation, or occupational activity;

(2) Have charge of and operate certain specified equipment, machinery, or premises.

(B) "Licensed health services executive" means an individual who holds a valid health services executive license.

(C) "Licensed nursing home administrator" means an individual who holds a valid nursing home administrator license.

(D) "Licensed temporary nursing home administrator" means an individual who holds a valid temporary nursing home administrator license.

(E) "Long-term services and supports setting" means any institutional or community-based setting in which medical, health, psychosocial, habilitative, rehabilitative, or personal care services are provided to individuals on a post-acute care basis.

(F) "Nursing home" means a nursing home as defined by or under the authority of section 3721.01 of the Revised Code, or a nursing home operated by a governmental agency.

(G) "Nursing home administration" means planning, organizing, directing, and managing the operation of a nursing home.

(H) "Nursing home administrator" means any individual who engages in the practice of nursing home administration, whether or not the individual shares the functions and duties of nursing home administration with one or more other individuals.

(I) "Valid health services executive license" means a health services executive license to which all of the following apply:

(1) It was issued by the board of executives of long-term services and supports under section 4751.21, 4751.23, 4751.25, or 4751.33 of the Revised Code;

(2) It was not sold, fraudulently furnished, or fraudulently obtained in violation of division (F) of section 4751.10 of the Revised Code;

(3) It is current and in good standing.

(J) "Valid nursing home administrator license" means a nursing home administrator license to which all of the following apply:

(1) It was issued by the board under section 4751.20, 4751.201, 4751.23, 4751.24, or 4751.33 of the Revised Code;

(2) It was not sold, fraudulently furnished, or fraudulently obtained in violation of division (F) of section 4751.10 of the Revised Code;

(3) It is current and in good standing.

(K) "Valid temporary nursing home administrator license" means a temporary nursing home administrator license to which all of the following apply:

(1) It was issued by the board under section 4751.202, 4751.23, or 4751.33 of the Revised Code;

(2) It was not sold, fraudulently furnished, or fraudulently obtained in violation of division (F) of section 4751.10 of the Revised Code;

(3) It is current and in good standing.


Amended by 133rd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 166, §101.01, eff. 10/17/2019.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

Effective Date: 07-26-1991 .