173-45-06.2 Facility staffing information.

(A) Nursing facilities: To the extent each facility provides the relevant information to ODA, the facility page for each nursing facility shall:

(1) Identify the medical director, the licensed nursing home administrator, and the director of nursing; and a narrative description of their qualifications. For the medical director, the licensed nursing home administrator, and the director of nursing, the narrative field shall include, at a minimum, the person's:

(a) Title (i.e., "medical director," "licensed nursing home administrator," or "director of nursing");

(b) Name;

(c) Educational degrees;

(d) Board certifications or other professional affiliations;

(e) Years employed in the long-term care field; and,

(f) Years employed by the facility.

(2) List the number of hours of care per resident day for all registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and state-tested nurse aides, expressed individually, along with the statewide average and range for facilities. ODA may obtain this information from a publicly-available source;

(3) List the number of hours per resident day for all activity staff, social workers, and therapy personnel along with the statewide average and range for facilities. ODA may obtain this information from a publicly-available source;

(4) List the percentage of agency pool staff used in providing care at the facility. ODA shall calculate the percentage as a percentage of the total care hours provided by the staff listed in paragraph (A)(2) of this rule;

(5) Indicate if the nursing facility makes permanent staff-to-unit/resident assignments; and,

(6) Display data showing staff retention.

(B) Residential care facilities: To the extent each facility provides the relevant information to ODA, the facility page for each residential care facility shall:

(1) Identify the administrator and director of clinical services, if applicable, and provide the facility with an opportunity to provide a narrative description of their qualifications. For the administrator and director of clinical services, the narrative field shall include, at a minimum, the person's:

(a) Title (i.e., "administrator" or "director of clinical services");

(b) Name;

(c) Educational degrees and his or her experience;

(d) Board certifications or other professional affiliations;

(e) Years employed in the long-term care field; and, (f) Years employed by the facility.

(2) List the number of licensed nurses, direct care staff, and other staff typically on duty on day, evening, and night shifts, displayed separately for weekdays and weekends; and,

(3) Display a narrative description of the facility's staffing information.

(C) Updating content:

(1) ODA shall provide each facility with an opportunity to submit the information that paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule require. ODA shall collect the information in accordance with paragraph (B) of rule 173-45-06 of the Administrative Code. ODA shall use an automatic date-stamp mechanism to reflect the date of the facility's most recent update.

(2) ODA shall recalculate the statewide averages and ranges that paragraph (A) of this rule requires at least quarterly.

Replaces: 173-45- 06.2

Effective: 08/30/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/30/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 173.02 , 173.49
Rule Amplifies: 173.46
Prior Effective Dates: 09/07/2006