2005 Idaho Code - 54-1601 — DEFINITIONS

                                  TITLE  54
                    PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
                                  CHAPTER 16
                         NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS
    54-1601.  DEFINITIONS. As used in this act, unless otherwise stated, the
following terms shall have the respective meanings hereinafter set forth or
indicated:
    (1)  "Administrator designee" means a qualified individual filling a
vacant nursing home administrator position pursuant to a signed agreement.
    (2)  "Board" means the board of examiners of nursing home administrators
of the state of Idaho.
    (3)  "Examiner" means a member of the board of examiners of nursing home
administrators of the state of Idaho.
    (4)  "Executive secretary" means the secretary of the board of examiners
of nursing home administrators of the state of Idaho.
    (5)  "Health care facility" means any institution or facility which
supplies all of the functional needs of an individual in need of residence
care, and defined as such for licensing purposes under state law or pursuant
to the rules for nursing homes, hospitals, residential or assisted living
facilities, whether proprietary or nonprofit, and shall include, but not be
limited to, health care facilities owned or administered by the state
government or any agency or political subdivisions thereof.
    (6)  "Nursing home administrator" means any individual responsible for
planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the operation of a nursing
home, or who in fact performs such functions, whether or not such functions
are shared by one (1) or more other persons.
    (7)  "Nursing home administrator-in-training" means an individual
registered as such under and pursuant to the provisions of this act.
    (8)  "Practice of nursing home administration" means that planning,
organizing, directing, and control of the operation of a nursing home.
    (9)  "Temporary permit" means a privilege granted by the board to an
individual who has submitted an endorsement application evidencing a license
in good standing in another state allowing their temporary practice as a
nursing home administrator until their application is acted upon by the board.

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