PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
IDAHO RESIDENTIAL CARE ADMINISTRATORS ACT
54-4206. Qualifications for examination for license. (1) The board shall admit to the examination for licensure as a residential care facility administrator any candidate who submits the required application, pays a fee as determined by the board, submits evidence of good moral character and suitability prescribed by the board and is at least twenty-one (21) years old; and
(2) Each applicant shall submit evidence satisfactory to the board that he has successfully completed specialized courses or a program of study in the area of residential care facility administration as required and approved by the rules of the board; and
(3) Each applicant shall meet one (1) of the following combinations of education and experience:
(a) A high school diploma or equivalent and eight hundred (800) hours of on-site experience in a residential care facility under the supervision of a licensed administrator;
(b) An associate degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent and four hundred (400) hours of on-site experience in a residential care facility under the supervision of a licensed administrator; or
(c) A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two hundred (200) hours of on-site experience in a residential care facility under the supervision of a licensed administrator.
(4) A candidate who applies for examination under and pursuant to this section, but who does not otherwise meet the experience requirements provided for in subsection (3) of this section, may submit evidence satisfactory to the board that such applicant has satisfactory practical experience obtained in an internship training program in residential care facility administration as approved by the board or in a medical or health care facility as approved by the board.
[54-4206, added 1990, ch. 304, sec. 1, p. 837; am. 2000, ch. 274, sec. 138, p. 873; am. 2003, ch. 201, sec. 9, p. 535; am. 2011, ch. 92, sec. 1, p. 201.]