What is The Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers?
Regulation exists to protect the public's health, safety and welfare. In the State of Arizona , statutes provide for the NCIA Board to handle the licensing and regulation for the Administrators and Managers of nursing care institutions and assisted living facilities.
Responsibilities of the Board Include:
- To investigate complaints which are then reviewed by the Board.
- To apply appropriate disciplinary action to Administrators and Managers who may have broken the public's trust through a violation of law.
- To oversee the general application of the laws governing the practice of nursing care institution administrators and assisted living facility managers.
- To update and develop rules in the regulation of administrators and managers.
- To address and better define both appropriate conduct by professionals and consumer expectations.
- To ensure qualifications are met prior to issuing a license or certificate to an administrator or manager.
- To ensure statutory requirements are met for renewal of an administrator's license or manager's certificate.
- To approve and regulate assisted living facility manager and caregiver training programs.
- To approve continuing education courses to ensure quality and useful education is being taught.
- To function in the global regulatory community to assist other professions or jurisdictions affected by a licensed administrator or certified manager.
How is the Board made up?
The Governor appoints the nine members of the NCIA Board for either two or three year terms. The Board is comprised of three administrators, four managers, and two public members.
The Board employs staff to carry out administrative, licensing and investigative functions of the agency. An assistant attorney general provides legal counsel to the Board and its staff.
View the list of Board members.
The Board's website maintains a directory of administrators and managers which is searchable. If disciplinary was action taken by the Board that document can be viewed by clicking on the name. A person may obtain additional public records related to any licensee or certificate holder, including dismissed complaints and nondisciplinary actions and orders, by contacting the Board directly.