SECTION .4400 - RESPIRATORY CARE SERVICES
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.