HSE Career Pathway

HSE Career Pathway

Career Pathway to Health Services Executive (HSE)™ Designation

To qualify for the HSE Career pathway, the below criteria must be met. For any additional questions, please email NAB at hse@nabweb.org.

  • Official Transcript (Bachelor's degree or higher) from an accredited college or university. Original transcripts can be sent to NAB by mail or by email.
  • Passing exam score from time of initial licensure as an Nursing Home Administrator (NHA).
  • Active Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) license.
  • Verification of three years of experience as the long term care administrator of record (AOR) or supervisory experience over other AORs for a minimum of three years.**
  • Active engagement within the field of long term care within the past five years. 
  • Successful passing of additional national 50 item Resident Care/Assisted Living (RCAL) and Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) exam(s) not previously completed successfully.
  • Review within the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and finding no disqualifying actions. (Applicants will need to completed a self-query to the NPDB and submit this report to NAB.)

** The minimum three years' experience as an AOR must be completed within the skilled nursing/nursing home environment.

For more information, please review the HSE Qualifications Criteria or NAB's HSE Tip Sheet.

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