Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-3-.04 - Licensure Requirements for Assisted Living Community Administrators and Personal Care Home Administrators

A person who seeks licensure by examination as an Assisted Living Community Administrator or Personal Care Home Administrator must show the following:

(a) Be at least 21 years of age;
(b) Be of reputable and responsible character;
(c) Be a citizen of the United States or have a registration card indicating valid residency and work status in the United States; all applicants must submit a secure and verifiable document, as defined in Code Section 50-36-2;
(d) Be qualified to work in an assisted living community or personal care home as outlined in state rules, as promulgated by the Georgia Department of Community Health, and Board rules.
(e) Proof of completion of one of the following:
1. At least one year of full-time practical experience in a healthcare facility or managerial/supervisory experience outside of a healthcare facility prior to the date of the application AND certification from a nationally recognized program (e.g. Senior Living University), program accredited by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB), or any other program approved by the Board, which teaches the responsibilities of Assisted Living Community Administration, is a minimum of 14 hours in length, and requires passage of a written exam; or
2. Health Services Executive (HSE) qualification from the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB); or
3. Hold a master's degree in a health care related field that includes a minimum of 21 semester hours of coursework concentrated on the administration and management of health care services AND passage of the Resident Care/Assisted Living (RCAL) national examination administered by the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB); or
4. Hold an active, unencumbered Georgia license as a Nursing Home Administrator.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 393-3-.04
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 43-1-25, 43-27-4, 43-27-5, 43-27-6.
Original Rule entitled "Examination" adopted. F. Feb. 26, 1993; eff. Mar. 18, 1993. Amended: F. Mar. 9, 1994; eff. Mar. 29, 1994. Amended: F. Sept. 25, 1995; eff. Oct. 15, 1995. Amended: F. June 10, 2002; eff. June 30, 2002. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. June 8, 2007; eff. June 28, 2007. Amended: F. Apr. 29, 2016; eff. May 19, 2016. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Licensure Requirements for Assisted Living Community Administrators and Personal Care Home Administrators" adopted. F. Mar. 5, 2021; eff. Mar. 25, 2021.

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