Nev. Admin. Code § 435.537 - Requirements for hiring employee or contracting with independent contractor; submission of fingerprints for criminal history

Current through March 28, 2022

1. Before hiring a prospective employee or entering into a contract with an independent contractor, a provider of supported living arrangement services must:
(a) Obtain a written statement from the prospective employee or independent contractor stating whether he or she has been convicted of any crime listed in NAC 435.520;
(b) Obtain proof that the prospective employee or independent contractor holds any required registration, license, permit or certificate; and
(c) Determine whether the prospective employee or independent contractor has been excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid and other federal health care programs pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §§ 1320a-7 et seq. or any regulations adopted pursuant thereto.
2. Within 10 days after hiring an employee or entering into a contract with an independent contractor, and every 5 years thereafter, a provider of supported living arrangement services must:
(a) Obtain from the employee or independent contractor one set of fingerprints and a written authorization to forward the fingerprints to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its report; and
(b) Submit to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History the fingerprints obtained pursuant to paragraph (a) to obtain information on the background and personal history of each employee or independent contractor to determine whether the person has been convicted of any crime listed in NAC 435.520.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 435.537
Added to NAC by Aging & Disability Services Div. by R144-16AP, eff. 5/16/2018

NRS 435.333

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