The Director of
Health Related Boards, with the approval of the Commissioner and the
concurrence of the Boards, shall employ all staff assigned to or performing
duties for the Boards. Such staff shall be employed in accordance with the
rules and regulations governing personnel established by the Department of
Personnel and the Department of Finance and Administration and in conformance
with the policies of the Tennessee Department of Health.
(a) No personnel shall be employed in any
classification until the appropriate position has been established. Positions
may not be established unless provided for in the current approved operating
budget. Requests for the establishment of positions shall be made to the
Director, in writing at least 60 days in advance and forwarded to the Division
of Personnel, Tennessee Department of Health.
(b) No personnel shall be employed, or a
position filled, without the prior approval of the Director and the Division of
Personnel of the Tennessee Department of Health.
(c) All contracts for the services of
consultants, court reporters and other special services shall be negotiated
through the Office of Business Administration, Tennessee Department of
(d) Requests for ''change
of status'' of incumbent personnel, i.e., promotion, salary adjustment, change
in classification, etc., shall be made in writing on the appropriate forms, and
shall be approved by the Director and Division of Personnel of the Tennessee
Department of Health.
Terminations or separations of full-time personnel, part-time, temporary or
Board Members, for any reason, shall be reported to the Director promptly. Such
reports shall show the effective date of the separation and the reasons
(f) Leave - Annual and sick
leave shall be granted in accordance with the regulations of the State
Department of Personnel. Only full time, regular employees are eligible to
accrue leave. Leave records shall be maintained in the files of the respective
boards and the Personnel Office of the Department. Requests for leave shall be
approved by the Director and filed with the Division of Personnel of the
Tennessee Department of Health.
Personnel employed by or for the Boards shall be used interchangeably between
the Boards and other Divisions of the Department at the discretion of the
Bureau Director when such utilization is advantageous to the administration of
the Boards and\or to the Department and\or the State. Provided however, before
employment of any physician to serve as medical director for the Board of
Medical Examiners the Director shall inform the President of that Board and
make the applicant available for interview by the Board.