10A NCAC 13B .4001      ORGANIZATION

(a)  The facility shall establish and maintain outpatient care services in accordance with the facility's written mission statement.

(b)  The relationship of outpatient services to other divisions within the facility, including channels of responsibility and authority, shall be documented and made available for review by the facility.

(c)  The facility shall vest the direction of outpatient services in one or more individuals whose qualifications, authority and duties are defined in writing.

(d)  The facility shall establish and maintain procedures for the review and evaluation of outpatient services.

(e)  Each medical staff member shall have privileges delineated in accordance with criteria established by the medical staff by-laws, rules, or regulations.


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.