License applications are available from the division of licensed resources, children's administration.
(1) To apply for a license, the person or legal entity responsible for the facility must include with the application the following:
(a) Written verification for all applicant(s), staff, interns, volunteers and individuals who may have unsupervised access to children and youth in care of the following information:
(i) A tuberculosis (TB) test or an X ray, unless the individual can demonstrate a religious or a medical reason prohibiting the test;
Note: Written documentation from your physician that indicates you are free of the signs and symptoms of tuberculosis may be accepted for individuals with a religious or a medical prohibition to the TB test.
(ii) First-aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training appropriate to the age of the residents in care; and
(iii) HIV/AIDS and bloodborne pathogens training including infection control standards.
(2) The completed background check forms on anyone on the premises having unsupervised access to children who is at least sixteen years old or older who is not a resident must be sent to the licensor. Note: See chapter 388-06
(3) A completed FBI fingerprint form must be completed on a licensee, staff, employee, and any individual having unsupervised access to residents, who has lived outside Washington state within the last three years.
(4) Certificates of compliance from the department of health (DOH) and Washington state patrol fire protection bureau (WSPFPB) demonstrating the facility has met the requirements for health, fire and life safety are required prior to licensing. Both agencies perform inspections of the facility, including apartments, at licensing and relicensing of the facility. Proper notice to apartment residents is required.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.15.030 and chapter 74.15 RCW. 05-01-075, § 388-147-0070, filed 12/9/04, effective 1/9/05.]