§11-96-39 - Staffing.

§11-96-39 Staffing.

(a) Staffing shall be sufficient to carry out daily activities, nursing services, physician orders, and individualized plans of care.

(b) The program director of a center whose average daily attendance is twenty or less may also serve as the registered nurse, social worker, occupational therapist, physical therapist, activity coordinator, speech therapist or dietitian provided that the program director meets the qualifications, in accordance with 11-96-32, and is not also the administrator.

(c) Support employees shall include aides, maintenance, food service, and clerical employees sufficient in number to perform the necessary duties.

(d) Volunteers may be utilized in centers, but shall not be used to replace required professionally qualified employees unless they are so qualified. Each volunteer shall receive orientation, training, and supervision.

(e) When regular employees are absent, there shall be coverage by employees with suitable qualifications.

        [Eff ] (Auth: HRS §321-11) (Imp: HRS §321-11)

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