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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 1. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSONNEL [106500 - 107175]

  ( Part 1 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 4. Professional Certification [106600 - 107175]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 5.5. Radiologic and Nuclear Technology On-the-job Training [107115- 107115.]
  ( Article 5.5 added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 238, Sec. 2. )

107115.
  

(a) A person seeking to participate in on-the-job training for purposes of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 106976, or clause (i) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 107155, shall, prior to his or her participation, do both of the following:

(1) Register with the department by submitting an application in accordance with subdivision (b).

(2) Obtain a receipt of acknowledgment, as described in subdivision (c).

(b) The application shall contain all of the following information:

(1) The applicant’s legal name, mailing address, and telephone number.

(2) A statement identifying whether the on-the-job training will be performed to meet the requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists pursuant to paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 106976, or to meet the requirements of the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board pursuant to clause (i) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 107155.

(3) For those applicants seeking to meet the requirements of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 106976, the certificate number as shown on the applicant’s Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate (NMTC) issued by the department pursuant to Article 6 (commencing with Section 107150).

(4) For those applicants seeking to meet the requirements of clause (i) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 107155, the certificate number as shown on the applicant’s Radiologic Technology Certificate (RTC) issued by the department pursuant to Article 5 (commencing with Section 106955).

(5) A letter from each facility where the applicant will perform the activities described in Section 106976 or 107155, as applicable. The letter shall be on facility letterhead that identifies the facility and its mailing and physical addresses, and shall include all of the following information:

(A) The license number as shown on the facility’s specific license issued pursuant to the Radiation Control Law (Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 114960) of Part 9).

(B) Identification of the applicant within the letter and a statement that the individual is approved to perform activities in the facility to meet the clinical competencies required by the organizations identified in Section 106976 or 107155, as applicable.

(C) The name, signature, and date of signature of the person providing supervision pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) of Section 106976 or clause (ii) of subparagraph (A) of paragraph (4) of subdivision (d) of Section 107155.

(6) The signature of the applicant.

(7) (A) A fee that is equal to the fee established pursuant to Section 107080 to obtain an RTC, provided that the amount of the fee shall not exceed the reasonable cost of administering this section.

(B) All moneys collected pursuant to subparagraph (A) shall be deposited in the Radiation Control Fund established pursuant to Section 114980, and used for the purpose described in that section.

(c) (1) Upon receipt of the information and the fee described in subdivision (a), the individual shall be deemed registered, and the department shall issue to the individual an acknowledgment of registration.

(2) The registration shall be valid for a period of 24 consecutive months and is not renewable, except as provided in paragraph (3).

(3) (A) If the individual fails to obtain a valid computerized tomography certificate issued by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists or positron emission tomography certificate issued by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board, as applicable, within the validity period of the registration, the individual may reapply for a one-time six-month extension by resubmitting the application described in subdivision (b). If the individual fails to obtain the appropriate certificate during the extended six-month period, the individual shall immediately cease activities.

(B) The department may reauthorize the individual to resume activities upon the department’s approval of an action plan submitted by the individual. The action plan shall detail the reasons why the certificate was not obtained, how much of the required competencies have been completed, and what actions will be taken to complete the particular competencies and obtain the certificate. Reauthorization shall not exceed six months.

(d) A violation of this section is a misdemeanor pursuant to Sections 107075 or 107170, as applicable, and a violator is subject to discipline pursuant to Section 107065, 107070, or 107165, as applicable.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 140, Sec. 119. (AB 1164) Effective January 1, 2010.)

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