10A NCAC 13D .2201       ADMINISTRATOR

(a)  The facility shall be under the direct management control of an administrator.  The administrator shall not serve simultaneously as the director of nursing.

(b)  If an administrator is not the sole owner of a facility, his or her authority and responsibility shall be clearly defined in a written agreement or in the facility's governing bylaws.

(c)  The administrator shall be responsible for the operation of a facility on a full‑time basis.

(d)  The administrator shall ensure patient services are provided in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal regulations and codes, and with acceptable standards of practice that apply to professionals providing such services in the facility.

(e)  The administrator shall be responsible for developing and implementing policies for the management and operation of the facility.

(f)  In the temporary absence of the administrator, a person shall be on‑site who is designated to be in charge of the overall facility operation.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑284; 131E‑104;

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. March 22, 2015.