New Jersey Revised Statutes § 30:11-21 - Responsibilities And Duties Of Board

30:11-21. Responsibilities and duties of board
The nursing home administrator's licensing board shall have the following responsibilities and duties;

a. Develop, and promulgate by regulation approved by the State Board of Control standards which must be met by individuals in order to receive a license as a nursing home administrator, which standards shall be designed to insure that nursing home administrators will be individuals who are of good character and are otherwise suitable, and who, by training, experience and education in the field of institutional administration, are qualified to serve as nursing home administrators;

b. Develop and apply appropriate techniques, including examinations and investigations for determining whether an individual meets such standards;

c. Issue licenses to individuals determined to meet such standards and recommend to the State Board of Control or the Commissioner of the Department of Institutions and Agencies the revocation, suspension or denial of licenses to be issued or previously issued by the board in any case where the individual holding any such license is determined substantially to have failed to conform to the requirements of such standards;

d. Establish and carry out procedures designed to insure that individuals licensed as nursing home administrators will, during any period that they serve as such, comply with the requirements of such standards;

e. Receive, investigate, and take appropriate action with respect to any charge or complaint filed with the board to the effect that any individual licensed as a nursing home administrator has failed to comply with the requirements of such standards;

f. Conduct a continuing study and investigation of nursing homes and administrators of nursing homes within the state with a view to the improvement of the standards imposed for the licensing of such administrators and of procedures and methods for the enforcement of such standards with respect to administrators of nursing homes who have been licensed as such;

g. To study and identify the core of knowledge that should constitute minimally the training in the field of institutional administration which should qualify an individual to serve as a nursing home administrator;

h. To study and develop model techniques for determining whether an individual possesses such qualifications;

i. To study and develop model criteria for programs of training and to recommend such programs of training and instruction for those desiring to pursue a career in nursing home administration.

L.1968, c. 356, s. 11, eff. Jan. 1, 1970.

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