2018 BENHA Renewal Newsletter
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Criminal Background Checks - Effective September 1, 2017
The Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators is statutorily required to complete a Federal and State Criminal Background Check prior to issuing your license. In Minnesota, a formal application to the Board will initiate this separate processing conducted by another agency. Initial results indicate this may add three to four weeks to complete the CBC and application to license process. Once you apply online or the paper application is received, the Criminal Background Check Unit will contact you with directions to complete the CBC. The $32.00 fee is added to your initial application and there is no additional fee if the background check if submitted within the first 90 days of an application. The Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators will be informed of the results and move your application forward.
Minnesota Statute 214.075,
LNHA Job Posting Service
A LNHA requested that BENHA provide a job posting service which is now live on the website with a limited group of postings. The Board supports the existing association model of job postings and added this feature as another resource to connect the LNHA to communities requiring a LNHA as their administrator of record. Since it is a trial period, the board appreciates any feedback to improve this new service.