S.C. Code Regs. 61-97.500.504 - Staffing. (I)

Current through Register Vol. 46, No. 3, March 25, 2022

A. Each Facility shall have the following minimum staffing to provide services:
1. A registered nurse who shall serve as charge nurse (the Director of Nursing may act in this role);
2. At least one (1) registered nurse shall be on duty during hours of operation for every ten (10) Patients or fraction thereof. The charge nurse may serve in this capacity; and
3. If the Facility provides Home Dialysis training, such training shall be provided by a registered nurse who has had at least twelve (12) months experience in dialysis. At least three (3) months of the total required End-Stage Renal Disease experience shall be in training patients in Home Dialysis.
B. In addition to nursing staff, Direct Care Staff shall be in the building and immediately available to ensure a ratio of one (1) Direct Care Staff to each four (4) Patients or fraction thereof. (I)
C. The Facility shall maintain documentation to ensure the Facility meets Sections 504.A and 504.B.


S.C. Code Regs. 61-97.500.504
Added by State Register Volume 44, Issue No. 06, eff. 6/26/2020.

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