3701-19-39 Medical director.

(A) The medical director of a pediatric respite care program shall be a physician and have overall responsibility for the medical component of the program.

(B) The duties of the medical director shall include:

(1) Reviewing patient medical eligibility for pediatric respite care services;

(2) Participating as a member of the interdisciplinary team or teams in the development of individual plans of care or assuring that one or more other qualified physicians participate on the team or teams;

(3) Consulting with attending physicians, when appropriate, regarding pain and symptom management;

(4) Assuring overall continuity of the pediatric respite care program's medical services, including availability of physician services for routine and emergency situations;

(5) Acting as liaison between patients' attending physicians and the interdisciplinary team or teams;

(6) Establishing health policies for employees of the pediatric respite care program; and

(7) Serving as liaison with community physicians, medical schools, and hospitals.

Effective: 12/26/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3712.031
Rule Amplifies: 3712.031 , 3712.041 , 3712.051 , 3712.061 , 3712.09 , 3712.99