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WAC 246-335-530

Personnel, contractor, and volunteer records.

The licensee must maintain records on all personnel and volunteers and have access to records on all contractors, to include:
(1) Current practice certification, credential or licensure, as applicable;
(2) Documentation of references;
(3) Contracts when using contractors;
(4) Evidence of orientation to current agency policies and procedures;
(5) Verification of personnel, contractor, and volunteer skills or training specific to meeting the care needs of patients;
(6) Documentation that personnel and contractors holding a nursing assistant registration became credentialed as a nursing assistant certified under chapter 246-841 WAC within twelve months of the date of hire or met the exemption criteria in WAC 246-335-525 (10)(c);
(7) Evidence of initial and subsequent criminal history background checks and disclosure statement(s) according to RCW 43.43.830 through 43.43.842 and this chapter;
(8) Training on current and revised agency policies and procedures, including patient care issues;
(9) Current CPR training for direct care personnel and contractors;
(10) Documentation for personnel, contractors, and volunteers who prepare food for the patient independent of the patient's assistance, including:
(a) A current food worker card per chapter 246-215 WAC; or
(b) Training equivalent to United States Food and Drug Administration for personnel, contractors, and volunteers involved in food preparation services on behalf of patients;
(11) Communicable disease testing and vaccination according to current state and federal health authority recommendations; and
(12) Documentation of performance evaluations of personnel and volunteers providing direct patient care and evaluations of services provided by contractors providing direct patient care as required in WAC 246-335-525 (16) and (17).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 70.127.120 and 43.70.250. WSR 18-06-093, ยง 246-335-530, filed 3/6/18, effective 4/6/18.]
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