10A NCAC 48B .0904†††††† BENCHMARK 26

(a)† Benchmark: The local health department shall promote diversity in the public health workforce.

(b)† Activities:

(1)†††††††††† The local health department shall have and implement a non-discrimination policy as required by state and federal law and train staff in its application.

(2)†††††††††† The local health department shall develop and implement a plan consistent with the health departmentís non-discrimination policy to recruit and retain a management team and staff that reflects the population of the service area.

(3)†††††††††† The local health department shall assure that agency staff receives training in cultural sensitivity and competency.

 

History Note:††††††† Authority G.S. 130A-34.1;

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2006;

Eff. October 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.