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4658.0500 DIRECTOR OF NURSING SERVICES.

Subpart 1.

Qualifications and duties.

A nursing home must have a director of nursing services who is a registered nurse.

Subp. 2.

Requirement of full-time employment.

A director of nursing services must be employed full time, no less than 35 hours per week, and be assigned full time to the nursing services of the nursing home.

Subp. 3.

Assistant to director.

A nursing home must designate a nurse to be responsible for the duties of the director of nursing services related to the provision of resident services in the director's absence.

Subp. 4.

Education.

A person newly appointed to the position of the director of nursing services must have training in rehabilitation nursing, gerontology, nursing service administration, management, supervision, and psychiatric or geriatric nursing before or within the first 12 months after appointment as director of nursing services.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144A.04; 144A.08; 256B.431

History:

20 SR 303

Published Electronically:

October 11, 2007