This system was designed to enable nfas and initial applicants to complete licensing activities online. Texas health and human services permits and monitors all child care operations and child placing agencies for compliance with state licensing standards rules and laws.
Have a license in good standing and have at least 5 years experience as a nursing facility administrator with the two most recent years in texas and attend a preceptor seminar.
How to get nursing home administrator license in texas. Generally applicants must hold a bachelor s degree complete an approved training program and pass a licensing examination. Long term care facilities and agencies must check an applicant s criminal history nurse aide registry status and employee misconduct registry. To become a nursing facility provider you must first apply for a license from hhs.
Through these regulatory activities hhs protects texans receiving care. All applicants are required to read the nursing facility administrator nfa licensure rules prior to completing any of the following steps. Please keep in mind that all required steps could take up to a year to complete.
The nfa licensure rules can be found online. Nab is the nation s leading authority on licensing credentialing and regulating administrators of organizations along the continuum of long term care. Overview of nursing home administrator licensing according to the u s.
Once a certificate has been issued it is valid for two years from date of issuance. These courses will form a firm basis for when the student is ready to attend college and pursue a four year bachelor s degree. Bureau of labor statistics bls all states require licensing for nursing home administrators www bls gov.
On the nfa licensing system homepage click on the link that reads. Nab is governed by its members the state boards and agencies that license long term care administrators. If you don t have a nfa login please register now by clicking here complete the initial registration page and click register you must use a valid email address.
The system will also provide the current status of an application and will allow individuals to verify the status of a nfa license or a certified preceptor. Preparation for a career in nursing home administration can and should start with excelling in courses at the high school level such as chemistry biology math finance and writing. Texas health and human services licenses certifies and surveys nursing facilities for compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.
National association of long term care administrator boards. Each state has its own requirements for obtaining an nha rcal or hcbs license as well as different requirements for being an ait or for continuing education once a license is granted. Welcome to the nursing facility administrator nfa online licensing system.
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