2013 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 33 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER 22 - NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS
33-22-108. Powers and duties of board.


WY Stat § 33-22-108 (2013) What's This?

33-22-108. Powers and duties of board.

(a) The board shall:

(i) Develop, impose and enforce 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 or experience, in the field of institutional administration, are qualified to serve as nursing home administrators;

(ii) Develop and apply appropriate techniques, including examinations and investigations, for determining whether an individual meets such standards;

(iii) Issue licenses to individuals determined, after application of such techniques, to meet such standards, and revoke or suspend licenses previously issued by the board in any case where the individual holding such license is determined substantially to have failed to conform to the requirements of such standards, subject to the provisions of the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act;

(iv) 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 standards with respect to administrators of nursing homes who have been licensed as such;

(v) 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;

(vi) 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; and

(vii) Upon receipt from the department of family services of a certified copy of an order from a court to withhold, suspend or otherwise restrict a license issued by the board, notify the party named in the court order of the withholding, suspension or restriction of the license in accordance with the terms of the court order. No appeal under the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act shall be allowed for a license withheld, suspended or restricted under this paragraph.

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