Background Checks Required to Provide Patient Care
Before any person who will be providing direct patient care is hired, for whom a background check has not been completed, health care facilities, emergency medical services, and individual health professionals are required by law to conduct background checks using the state sex offenders registry, the state abuse registry and the abuse registries for states in which the prospective employee has lived in the previous 7 years, according to Public Chapter 1084.
- Read Public Chapter 1084
- Tennessee Sex Offender Registry
- National Sex Offender Registry
- Tennessee Abuse Registry
- Other Abuse Registries