Oregon Administrative Rules
853 - Oregon Health Authority, Health Licensing Office, Long Term Care Administrators Board
Division 35 - RESIDENTIAL CARE ADMINISTRATOR AUTHORIZATIONS
853-035-0005 - Residential Care Administrators Currently Practicing in Oregon License Requirements

Universal Citation: OR Admin Rules 853-035-0005
Oregon Health Authority Health Licensing Office, Long Term Care Administrators Board - Chapter 853 Division 35
RESIDENTIAL CARE ADMINISTRATOR AUTHORIZATIONS

853-035-0005
Residential Care Administrators Currently Practicing in Oregon License Requirements

These license qualifications are for individuals who are employed in Oregon as a residential care facility administrator, as defined in ORS 678.710, or for those who are not employed, but who otherwise meet the requirements listed in (1) through (5) and (a) (A-D) in this section, and who intend to seek employment as a residential care facility administrator on or before December 31, 2021. License applications for this section must be postmarked no later than July 1, 2019 or received by the Office no later than July 1, 2019. After that date, these pathways no longer will be available; individuals must then apply through the pathway described in OAR 853-035-0000. All currently practicing or intending to practice residential care facility administrators must:

(1) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 Division 30.

(2) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the Office, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000.

(3) Submit proof of being at least 21 years old.

(4) Submit documentation of a high school diploma or its equivalent.

(5) Submit documentation for one of these pathways:

(a) Pathway 1 – Permanent license

(A) Attest to:

(i) Having been employed in a professional or managerial capacity in a field related to health or social service for at least two of the last five years; or

(ii) Having earned at least a bachelor’s degree in a field related to health or social service; or

(iii) Having a combination of experience and education deemed sufficient by the Office.

(iv) Having completed at least 40 hours of training approved by the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) pursuant to OAR 411-054-0065; and

(v) Having met any continuing education requirements established by DHS for the lesser of the three years immediately preceding the date of application, or duration of employment or qualification in Oregon as a residential care facility administrator; and

(vi) Have not been responsible for a facility that was subject to conditions imposed by DHS while they were in charge for the lesser of the four years immediately preceding the date of application or the duration of employment or qualification in Oregon as a residential care facility administrator; and

(B) Pass an Office fitness-for-employment criminal records check pursuant to ORS 443.004; and

(C) Pay application and original license fees.

(b) Pathway 2 – Provisional license for administrators employed in Oregon as a residential care facility administrator

(A) A provisional residential care facility administrator license issued under this section is not renewable and expires on December 31, 2021, or the date upon which the holder is issued a permanent license after passing the required examination and paying required fees, whichever comes first. Attest to:

(i) Being employed in a professional or managerial capacity in a field related to health or social service for at least two of the last five years; or

(ii) Having earned at least a bachelor’s degree in a field related to health or social service; or

(iii) Having a combination of experience and education deemed sufficient by the Office.

(iv) Having completed at least 40 hours of training approved by the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) pursuant to OAR 411-054-0065.

(B) Pass an Office fitness-for-employment criminal records check pursuant to ORS 443.004.

(C) Pass the Oregon laws and rules examination before December 31, 2021. The license expires on this date and cannot be renewed.

(D) Pay application and provisional license fees. Application and provisional licensing fees will be applied towards the application and permanent licensing fees.

(c) Pathway 3 – Provisional license for employed out-of-state residential care facility administrators

(A) A provisional residential care facility administrator license issued under this section is not renewable and expires on December 31, 2021, or the date upon which the holder is issued a permanent license after passing the required examination and paying required fees, whichever comes first. Attest to:

(i) Being employed in a professional or managerial capacity in a field related to health or social service for at least two of the last five years; or

(ii) Having earned at least a bachelor’s degree in a field related to health or social service; or

(iii) Having a combination of experience and education deemed sufficient by the Office.

(iv) Having completed at least 40 hours of training approved by the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) pursuant to OAR 411-054-0065; and

(v) Having met any continuing education requirements established by DHS for the lesser of the three years immediately preceding the date of application or the duration of employment or qualification in Oregon as a residential care facility administrator.

(B) Pass an Office fitness-for-employment criminal records check pursuant to ORS 443.004.

(C) Pass the Oregon laws and rules examination before December 31, 2021. The license expires on this date and cannot be renewed.

(D) Pay application and provisional license fees. Application and provisional licensing fees will be applied towards the application and permanent licensing fees.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 678.710-678.820, 2018 House Bill 4129 & ORS 678.990
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 678.710-678.820, 2018 House Bill 4129 & ORS 678.990
History:
LTCA 1-2019, adopt filed 05/14/2019, effective 05/15/2019

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