PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS
54-1602. Supervision by licensed administrator required — Exception for administrator designee — Practice by unlicensed person prohibited. No nursing home in the state shall be operated unless it is under the supervision of an administrator who holds a currently valid nursing home administrator’s license issued pursuant to this act, except that after an administrator’s position becomes vacant, a nursing home may operate under a responsible person authorized by signed agreement to act as an administrator designee. The administrator designee shall be qualified by documented experience to assume delegated duties, and shall not act for more than eight (8) continuous weeks unless an exception is granted by the board. An Idaho licensed administrator shall enter into an agreement, which shall be submitted to the board, to consult with the administrator designee. No person shall practice or offer to practice nursing home administration in this state or use any title, sign, card, or device to indicate that he is a nursing home administrator unless such person shall have been duly licensed as a nursing home administrator as required by this act.
[54-1602, added 1970, ch. 177, sec. 2, p. 512; am. 1999, ch. 161, sec. 2, p. 441; am. 2001, ch. 77, sec. 2, p. 194.]