Background checksEmploymentConditional hirePending results of Washington state name and date of birth background check.

The assisted living facility may conditionally hire an administrator, caregiver, or staff person directly or by contract, pending the result of the Washington state name and date of birth background check, provided that the assisted living facility:
(1) Submits the background authorization form for the person to the department no later than one business day after he or she starts working;
(2) Requires the person to sign a disclosure statement indicating if he or she has a disqualifying criminal conviction or pending charge for a disqualifying crime under chapter 388-113 WAC, or a negative action that is disqualifying under WAC 388-78A-2470;
(3) Has received three positive references for the person;
(4) Does not allow the person to have unsupervised access to any resident;
(5) Ensures direct supervision of the administrator, all caregivers, and staff persons; and
(6) Ensures that the person is competent, and receives the necessary training to perform assigned tasks and meets the training requirements under chapter 388-112 WAC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.056, chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 14-14-031, § 388-78A-2468, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.20 RCW. WSR 13-13-063, § 388-78A-2468, filed 6/18/13, effective 7/19/13; WSR 12-21-070, § 388-78A-2468, filed 10/18/12, effective 11/18/12. Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.20 and 74.39A RCW. WSR 10-16-085, § 388-78A-2468, filed 7/30/10, effective 1/1/11.]
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