POLICY AND PROCEDURE
Criminal Background Check
The Ohio Revised Code requires a criminal background check for all prospective employees for positions where the individual will be caring for older adults or children.
All students enrolled in Balizza HCS programs must successfully complete a criminal background check as a criterion for participating in clinical courses. The check must include fingerprinting and must be completed by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCII).
If a student has not been a resident of Ohio continuously for the previous five years, a Federal Bureau of Investigation is required. The criminal records check must be completed within twelve months immediately prior to the students’ entry into clinical courses.
Trainees are given all information including forms and a list of where background checks can be completed prior to the first day of class. All trainees are required to have background checks and drug screens completed and results MUST be received prior to the first day of class. The clinical rotation or the trainee CANNOT participate in the clinical rotation.
Payment plan: This is only available in person. For the STNA program, $300 is due at the Time of Registration. Balance is due before class starts.
For the Online option Payment is due in Full at the time of Registration.
Refund Policy: $150 is non refundable. Refund is only applicable if class cancelation is done three business days before class start date.
You can reschedule a class to another month at least three business days before class starts.
Attendance – 100% attendance is required
All trainees are required to have a two-step tuberculin test completed prior to the first day of class. A copy of the test must be submitted to the instructor before the trainee can participate in the class. Trainees are given information on how and where to obtain the tuberculin test prior to or on the first day of class.
Dress Code for Classroom
Red scrub top, Red scrub pants, and moisture resistant nursing shoes are required while you are attending the classroom and clinicals.
Cell Phone/Electronic Device Use
As a student/trainee participating in clinical learning experiences, the student/trainee must understand they may have access to confidential patient/resident or agency information for which they have a need to know.
The student/trainee agrees to:
Students/Trainee obligations under this agreement will continue after completion of the clinical learning experiences and after termination and/or graduation from the STNA program.
Disregard of this policy will result in disciplinary action by the college which may include dismissal from the program and may also result in possible legal action by the patient, family, and/or the healthcare facility.
Exposure Control Guidelines
COVID-19 Ohio NATCEP Related Updates
By signing this document, I acknowledge that I will abide by the following policies that have been explained to me in entirety. I have been given the opportunity to ask questions, which have been answered to my satisfaction.