Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 22, § 71053 - Personnel

Current through Register 2021 Notice Reg. No. 52, December 24, 2021

(a) Unless otherwise specified in this chapter, the following definitions shall apply to health care personnel:
(1) Administrator. Administrator means the individual who is appointed by the governing body to act in its behalf in the overall management of the hospital.
(2) Art Therapist. Art therapist means a person who has a master's degree in art therapy or in art with emphasis in art therapy, including an approved clinical internship from an accredited college or university; or a person who is registered or eligible for registration with the American Art Therapy Association.
(3) Consultant. Consultant means a person who is professionally qualified to provide expert information on a particular subject.
(4) Dance Therapist. Dance therapist means a person who is registered or eligible for registration as a dance therapist registered by the American Dance Therapy Association.
(5) Dietitian. Dietitian means a registered dietitian who meets the qualifications specified in section 2585 of the Business and Professions Code.
(6) Licensed Vocational Nurse. Licensed vocational nurse means a person who is licensed as a licensed vocational nurse by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
(7) Mental Health Worker. Mental health worker means an unlicensed person who through experience, in-service training or formal education is qualified to participate in the care of the psychiatric patient.
(8) Music Therapist. Music therapist means a person who is registered or eligible for registration as a registered music therapist by the National Association for Music Therapy.
(9) Occupational Therapist. Occupational therapist means a person who is licensed as an occupational therapist by the California Board of Occupational Therapy.
(10) Occupational Therapy Assistant. Occupational therapy assistant means a person who is licensed as an occupational therapy assistant by the California Board of Occupational Therapy.
(11) Pharmacist. Pharmacist means a person who is licensed as a pharmacist by the California State Board of Pharmacy.
(12) Physician. Physician means a person licensed as a physician and surgeon by the Medical Board of California or by the Osteopathic Medical Board of California.
(13) Psychologist. Psychologist means a person who is licensed as a psychologist by the Board of Psychology.
(14) Psychiatrist. Psychiatrist means a person who is licensed as a physician and surgeon by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California and who has specialized training and/or experience in psychiatry.
(15) Psychiatric Technician. Psychiatric technician means a person licensed as a psychiatric technician by the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.
(16) Recreation Therapist. Recreation therapist means a person who is certified or eligible for certification as a registered recreator with specialization in therapeutic recreation by the California Board of Park and Recreation personnel or the National Therapeutic Recreation Society.
(17) Registered Nurse. Registered nurse means a person who is licensed by the Board of Registered Nursing.
(18) Registered Health Information Administrator. Registered health information administrator means a person who is registered or eligible for registration as a health information administrator by the American Health Information Management Association.
(19) Registered Health Information Technician. Registered health information technician means a person who is registered as a health information technician by the American Health Information Management Association.
(20) Social Worker. Social worker means a person who is licensed as a licensed clinical social worker by the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Notes

Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 22, § 71053

Note: Authority cited: Sections 1275 and 131200, Health and Safety Code. Reference: Sections 1276, 1316.5,131050, 131051 and 131052, Health and Safety Code.

1. Change without regulatory effect amending subsection (a)(13) and adding new Note filed 6-16-2000 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2000, No. 24).
2. Amendment of subsection (a)(15) and Note filed 3-3-2010; operative 4-2-2010 (Register 2010, No. 10).
3. Change without regulatory effect amending section and Note filed 3-12-2013 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 2013, No. 11).

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