10A NCAC 13B .4202      MEDICAL STAFF

(a)  The governing body shall provide that each special care unit or group of similar units be directed by qualified members of the medical staff whose clinical and administrative privileges have been approved by the governing board.

(b)  The governing body shall designate the director to be responsible for making decisions in consultation with the physician responsible for the patient, for the disposition of a patient when patient load exceeds optimal operation capacity.

(c)  The governing body shall require that the medical staff provide medical staff coverage sufficient to meet the specific needs of the patients on a 24-hour basis.


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.