10A NCAC 13B .3802      NURSING STAFF

(a)  Licensed nurses and other nursing personnel shall be qualified by training, education, experience and demonstrated abilities to provide nursing care within their scope of practice.

(b)  Staffing schedules which reflect personnel assignment by date and service unit shall be kept on file for at least three years by hospital management.

(c)  The facility shall establish policies for the provision of services for all contractual agreement personnel that include at a minimum the following:

(1)           verification of licensure or certification by the appropriate occupational board;

(2)           delivery and documentation of care;

(3)           participation on interdisciplinary care planning activities; and

(4)           supervision of contractual agreement personnel.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 131E-79;

Eff. January 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2017.