§ 23-17.4-15.2. Administrator requirements.
(a) Each assisted living residence shall have an administrator who is certified by the department in accordance with regulations established pursuant to § 23-17.4-21.1 in charge of the maintenance and operation of the residence and the services to the residents. The administrator is responsible for the safe and proper operation of the residence at all times by competent and appropriate employee(s).
(b) The licensing agency shall perform a criminal background records check on any person applying or reapplying for certification as an administrator. If disqualifying information is found, the licensing agency shall make a judgment regarding certification for that person.
(c) The department may suspend or revoke the certification of an administrator for cause, including but not limited to failure to maintain compliance with the qualifications stated in this section, repeated or intentional violations of this chapter or regulations, or conviction (including but not limited to a plea of nolo contendere) to charges of resident abuse under the provisions of chapter 17.8 of this title, or a conviction of a felony, or exploitation.
(d) The director shall establish fees for licensure application and licensure renewal as set forth in § 23-1-54.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 70, § 3; P.L. 1991, ch. 240, § 2; P.L 1992, ch. 411, § 1; P.L. 1994, ch. 91, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 372, § 1; P.L. 1998, ch. 388, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 157, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 158, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 9, § 41.)