Criminal Offenses Guidelines

The guidelines listed below are taken from the amendment to Title 22 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR) Chapter 47. Health-Care Facility Unlicensed Personnel Criminal Background Check section 4701.1a, 4701.b, and 4705.2. VMT is required by he above cited law to obtain a criminal Background Check on any prospective employee who is not a licensed professional or a volunteer who will be under the direct supervision of a licensed professional. The following is a list of offenses that may preclude you from working at VMT or the nursing homes ot programs it manages in the District of Columbia: Murder, Attempted Murder, Manslaughter, Arson, Assault, Battery, Assault and Battery, Assualt with a dangerous weapon, Mayhem, Threats to do bodily harm, Burglary, Robbery, Kidnapping, Theft, Fraud, Forgery, Extortion, Blackmail, Trespass, Sexual Assault, Rape, Injury to Property, Illegal use of firearm, Illegal possession of firearm, Sexual Battery, Sexual Abuse, Child Abuse, Cruelty to Children, Unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, Unlawful possession of a controlled substance, Unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. VMT may employ any individual who has been convicted of one (1) misdemeanor listed above, if: ( a ) The misdemeanor did not involve abuse or moral terpitude. ( b ) The conviction was more than ten (10) years prior ro the individuals application for employment with VMT. ( c ) There are no criminal matters pending against the individual at the time of application for employment with VMT ( d ) The individuals name is not on the Nurse Abuse Registry