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PDFWAC 388-71-0760

What are the adult day centers' employee file requirements?

(1) Each employee must have an individual file containing the employee's application, verification of references, TB status, signed job description, and all performance evaluations. Copies of current license, certificate, or registration and verification of current good standing, and a current certification of CPR and first aid training, if applicable, must also be in the file.
(2) Centers must maintain employee records for the duration of staff employment and at least seven years after termination of employment.
(3) Employee records must contain documentation demonstrating the employee was oriented to the facility, job and possesses the knowledge, skills and ability to perform their assigned duties. The record should also contain documentation demonstrating the employee understands and will follow the center's policies and procedures regarding but not limited to medication disposal, the emergency and evacuation plan, the abuse, neglect, abandonment and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults and universal precaution policies and procedures.
(4) Background checks pursuant to RCW 43.43.830 and 43.43.832 must be performed for all applicants hired, existing employees, and volunteers who function as staff or who have unsupervised access to participants. Unsupervised access to participants is prohibited until a background check has been completed and the employee's suitability for employment has been determined. Background checks must be updated every two years and documentation maintained in the employees' or volunteers' functioning as staff, record.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.09.520. WSR 15-01-174, § 388-71-0760, filed 12/23/14, effective 1/23/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 74.04.050, 74.04.057, 74.04.200, 74.08.090, 74.09.520, and 74.39A.030. WSR 03-06-024, § 388-71-0760, filed 2/24/03, effective 7/1/03.]
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