246.0251 HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATOR.
Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, the commissioner of human services
may appoint a hospital administrator at any state hospital. Such hospital administrator shall be a
graduate of an accredited college giving a course leading to a degree in hospital administration
and the commissioner of human services, by rule, shall designate such colleges which in the
opinion of the commissioner give an accredited course in hospital administration. The provisions
of this section shall not apply to any chief executive officer now appointed to that position who
on July 1, 1963, is neither a physician and surgeon nor a graduate of a college giving a degree
in hospital administration. In addition to a hospital administrator, the commissioner of human
services may appoint a licensed doctor of medicine as chief of the medical staff who shall be in
charge of all medical care, treatment, rehabilitation and research.
History: 1963 c 764 s 10; 1984 c 654 art 5 s 58; 1985 c 248 s 70; 1986 c 444