10A NCAC 13B .4104      MEDICAL DIRECTOR

(a)  The governing body shall establish the qualifications, duties, and authority of the director of emergency services.  Appointments shall be recommended by the medical staff and approved by the governing body.

(b)  The medical staff credentials committee shall approve the mechanism for emergency privileges for physicians employed for brief periods of time such as evenings, weekends or holidays.

(c)  Level I and II emergency services shall be directed and supervised by a physician with experience in emergency care.

(d)  Level III services shall be directed and supervised by a physician with experience in emergency care or through a multi-disciplinary medical staff committee.  The chairman of this committee shall serve as director of emergency medical services.

 

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

RRC objection due to lack of statutory authority Eff. July 13, 1995;

Eff. January 1, 1996.