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VOLUME 37, ISSUE 21
ISSUE DATE: NOVEMBER 7, 2005
RULE ADOPTIONS
LAW AND PUBLIC SAFETY
DIVISION OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ADVISORY COUNCIL
Supervision Requirement: Temporary Licensed Occupational Therapist
and Temporary Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant;
Responsibilities of Designated Supervisor

37 N.J.R. 4282(a)

Adopted Amendments: N.J.A.C. 13:44K-7.1 and 7.2

Supervision Requirement: Temporary Licensed Occupational Therapist and Temporary Licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant; Responsibilities of Designated Supervisor

Proposed: October 4, 2004 at 36 N.J.R. 4369(a).

Adopted: May 26, 2005 by Kimberly S. Ricketts, Director, Division of Consumer Affairs.

Filed: September 29, 2005 as R.2005 d.363, without change.

Effective Date: November 7, 2005.

Expiration Date: October 3, 2008.

Summary of Public Comment and Agency Response:
The Council did not receive any comments.

Federal Standards Statement

A Federal standards analysis is not required because the adopted amendments are governed by N.J.S.A. 45:9-37.51 et seq., and are not subject to any Federal standards or requirements.

Full text of the adoption follows:

13:44K-7.l Supervision requirement: temporary licensed occupational therapist and temporary licensed occupational therapy assistant

(a) A temporary licensed occupational therapist shall work only under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter.

(b) A temporary licensed occupational therapy assistant shall work only under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist, or a licensed occupational therapy assistant who has been delegated supervisory responsibilities pursuant to N.J.A.C. 13:44K-6.4, pursuant to the provisions of this subchapter.

Recodify existing (b)-(c) as (c)-(d) (No change in text.)

13:44K-7.2 Responsibilities of designated supervisor

(a)-(c) (No change.)

(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of (a) through (c) above, an occupational therapist who has less than 1,200 hours of work experience obtained over a two-year period shall not supervise any persons engaged in the practice of occupational therapy services, including temporary licensed occupational therapists or temporary licensed occupational therapy assistants.

Recodify existing (d)-(e) as (e)-(f) (No change in text.)

(g) A designated supervisor who is unavailable to provide licensees with supervision as required by (a) through (d) above, for more than one day, shall arrange for substitute supervision by a licensed occupational therapist, who shall follow the established plan of supervision.



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