In order to be delegated to perform nursing tasks, a companion home provider must:
(1) Verify with the delegating registered nurse that they have complied with chapters 18.79
RCW and WAC 246-840-910
(a) A current NA-R or NA-C registration without restriction;
(b) Certification showing completion of the "nurse delegation for nursing assistants" class; and
(c) Certification showing completion of "fundamentals of caregiving" if the companion home provider is an NA-R.
(2) Receive client-specific training from the delegating registered nurse; and
(3) Renew nursing assistant registration/certification annually.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. 07-16-102, § 388-829C-190, filed 7/31/07, effective 9/1/07.]