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WAC 388-76-10150

QualificationsAssessor.

(1) The adult family home must ensure that an assessor, except for an authorized department case manager, performing an assessment for any resident meets the following qualifications:
(a) A master's degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences or an allied field and two years social service experience working with adults who have functional or cognitive disabilities; or
(b) A bachelor's degree in social services, human services, behavioral sciences or an allied field and three years social service experience working with adults who have functional or cognitive disabilities; or
(c) Have a valid Washington state license to practice as a nurse under chapter 18.79 RCW and three years of clinical nursing experience; or
(d) Is currently a licensed physician, including an osteopathic physician, in Washington state.
(2) The home must ensure than an assessor who meets the requirements of subsections (1)(a), (b), or (c) of this section does not have unsupervised access to any resident unless the assessor has:
(a) A current criminal history background check; and
(b) Has no disqualifying criminal convictions or pending criminal charges under chapter 388-113 WAC; and
(c) None of the negative actions listed in WAC 388-76-10180 are applicable to the assessor.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.39A.056 and chapters 74.34, 18.20 RCW. WSR 14-14-028, § 388-76-10150, filed 6/24/14, effective 7/25/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.128.040 and chapters 70.128 and 74.34 RCW. WSR 07-21-080, § 388-76-10150, filed 10/16/07, effective 1/1/08.]
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