This is a list of offenses that will prohibit someone from becoming certified as a nursing assistant. If your offense is not listed here, then you can apply and receive the training.
Please look over carefully before you apply.
A person who has a crime listed below is denied unsupervised access to vulnerable adults, juveniles, and children.
If “(5 or more years)” or “(3 or more years)” appears after a crime, the person cannot be in a position to be left alone with a vulnerable adult unless 5 or more years or unless 3 or more years have passed since the date of the conviction.
After 5 or 3 years has passed, an overall assessment of the person’s character, competence, and suitability to have unsupervised access will determine denial.
Abandonment of a child
Abandonment of a dependent person
Abuse or neglect of a child
Assault 4/simple assault (3 or more years)
Assault of a child
Child buying or selling
Commercial Sexual Abuse of a Minor/Patronizing a juvenile prostitute
Communication with a minor for immoral purposes
Custodial sexual misconduct
Dealing in depictions of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct
Forgery (5 or more years)
Indecent exposure/Public indecency (Felony)
Promoting prostitution 1
Prostitution (3 or more years)
Rape of child
Registered sex offender
Selling or distributing erotic material to a minor
Sending or bringing into the state depictions of a minor
Sexual exploitation of minors
Sexual misconduct with a minor
Theft 2 (5 or more years)
Theft 3 (3 or more years)
Vehicular homicide (negligent homicide)
Violation of child abuse restraining order
Violation of the Imitation Controlled Substance Act (manufacture/deliver/intent)
Violation of Uniform Controlled Substance Act (manufacture/deliver/intent)
Violation of the Uniform Legend Drug Act (manufacture/deliver/intent)
Violation of the Uniform Precursor Drug Act (manufacture/deliver/intent)
Negative Actions are considered under individual program law and rule and may lead to denial of unsupervised access to vulnerable adults.
A negative action is an administrative or civil action taken against an individual and may include:
· A finding that an individual abused, neglected, exploited, or abandoned a vulnerable adult, juvenile or child, issued by an agency, an Administrative Law Judge, or a court of law. A finding by an agency is not a negative action if the individual was not given the opportunity to request an administrative hearing to contest the finding
· Termination, revocation, suspension, or denial of a license, certification,
and/or State or Federal contract
· Relinquishment of a license, certification, or contract in lieu of an agency negative action
· Revocation, suspension, denial or restriction placed on a professional license
· Department of Health disciplining authority finding
· A protection order issued under chapter 74.34 RCW. (A conviction for violation of a protection order issued under chapter 74.34 RCW is evidence that a protection order was issued).