11-106-6 - Exemption from disqualifying information.

11-106-6 Exemption from disqualifying information.

         (a) An applicant, prospective operator, direct patient access employee or adult volunteer, and all adults, other than the clients, living in a healthcare facility operated in a private residence, requesting an exemption from the background check results established by this chapter shall follow procedures specified by the department.

         (b) Requests for exemptions shall be made in writing within thirty calendar days of applicant's receipt of background check results.

         (c) The department or its designee shall not accept future background check applications for one calendar year from any applicant, prospective operator, direct patient access employee or adult volunteer, and all adults, other than the clients, living in a healthcare facility operated in a private residence, who is determined to have disqualifying information, fails to submit a request for exemption from disqualifying information within thirty calendar days of the receipt of background checks results.

         (d) The department or its designee may accept future background check applications within one calendar year from any applicant, prospective operator, direct patient access employee or adult volunteer, and all adults, other than the clients, living in a healthcare facility operated in a private residence, who is determined to have disqualifying information, if the disqualifying information is not relevant to the job description or scope of employment.

        [Eff FEB 03 2019 ] Auth: HRS §321-1.4; 321-15.2) (Imp: HRS §321-15.2)

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