Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021
(a) The hospital
shall recruit qualified personnel and provide initial orientation of new
employees, a continuing in-service training program and competent supervision
designed to improve patient care and employee efficiency.
(b) If language or communication barriers
exist between hospital staff and a significant number of patients, arrangements
shall be made for interpretors or for the use of other mechanisms to insure
adequate communications between patients and personnel.
(c) The hospital shall designate a member of
the staff as a patient discharge planning coordinator.
(d) All employees of the hospital, having
patient contact, including students, interns and residents, shall wear an
identification tag bearing their name and vocational classification.
(e) All appropriate employees shall be given
training in methods of hospital infection control.
(f) Uniform rules shall be established for
each classification of employees concerning the conditions of employment. A
written statement of all such roles shall be provided each employee upon