10A NCAC 13B .4401      ORGANIZATION

(a)  The governing body shall appoint a medical director of the respiratory care service who is an anesthesiologist, pulmonologist or other qualified physician.

(b)  The facility shall appoint a qualified individual as the director of respiratory care services.

(c)  When the facility is without a distinct respiratory care service, the facility shall:

(1)           designate the department responsible for the delivery of respiratory care services;

(2)           designate a person to supervise the delivery of respiratory care services; and

(3)           establish and maintain policies and procedures for the delivery of respiratory care services offered.


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

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

Eff. January 1, 1996;

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