(1) Under RCW 18.155.020
(1), only credentialed health professionals may be certified as providers.
(2) A person who is credentialed as a health professional in a state or jurisdiction other than Washington may satisfy this requirement by submitting the following:
(a) A copy of the current nonexpired credential issued by the credentialing state;
(b) A copy of the statute, administrative regulation, or other official document of the issuing state which sets forth the minimum requirements for the credential;
(c) A statement from the issuing authority:
(i) That the credential is in good standing;
(ii) That there is no disciplinary action currently pending; and
(iii) Listing any formal discipline actions taken by the issuing authority with regard to the credential;
(d) A statement signed by the applicant, on a form provided by the department, submitting to the jurisdiction of the Washington state courts for the purpose of any litigation involving his or her practice as a sex offender treatment provider;
(e) A statement signed by the applicant on a form provided by the department, that the applicant does not intend to practice the health profession for which he or she is credentialed by another state within the state of Washington without first obtaining an appropriate credential to do so from the state of Washington, except as may be authorized by Washington state law; and
(f) Applicants must complete four clock hours of AIDS education as required in chapter 246-12
WAC, Part 8.
(3) Underlying registration, certification, or licensure shall be maintained in good standing. If an underlying registration, certification, or licensure is not renewed or is revoked, certification as a sex offender treatment provider or affiliate sex offender treatment provider is revoked. If an underlying registration, certificate or license is suspended, the sex offender treatment provider certification is suspended. If there is a stay of the suspension of an underlying registration, certificate or license the sex offender treatment provider program must independently evaluate the reasonableness of a stay for the sex offender treatment provider.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.155.040. 05-12-014, § 246-930-020, filed 5/20/05, effective 6/20/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, § 246-930-020, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.155.040. 94-13-179, § 246-930-020, filed 6/21/94, effective 7/22/94; 92-12-027 (Order 275), § 246-930-020, filed 5/28/92, effective 6/28/92; 91-11-063 (Order 168), § 246-930-020, filed 5/16/91, effective 6/16/91.]