Condition: All laboratories regulated under T.C.A. 68, Chapter 29 shall meet
the personnel standards in Chapter 1200-06-01.
(2) Condition: Each laboratory shall
designate a medical laboratory director, general supervisor and testing
personnel who meet the qualifications of each level and fulfill the listed
responsibilities for each level. If so qualified, one (1) individual may serve
in more than one (1) position.
Condition: All individuals qualified to perform laboratory tests, including the
medical laboratory director, shall possess a current license issued by the
Department. Each individual shall be licensed at the highest level for which he
qualified and functions. Laboratory procedures shall only be performed by
appropriately licensed individuals, or personnel with a current trainee
(4) Standard: An adequate
number of qualified testing personnel shall be provided for the volume and
diversity of procedures and tests performed, as determined by the Department by
on site survey.
(5) A medical
laboratory director may direct no more than three (3) laboratories unless
authorized by the Board.
medical laboratory director shall make periodic on-site visits at a minimum of
once per month.
Tenn. Comp. R. &
Original rule filed
October 26, 1979; effective December 10, 1979. Repeal filed May 3, 1995;
effective July 17,1995. New rule filed January 7, 1997; effective March 23,
1997. Repeal and new rule filed June 18, 2002; effective September 1,
Authority: T.C.A. §§
68-29-105. 68-29-114, and