The department of health may appoint employees of the department to conduct on-site monitoring of a nursing facility whenever a finding is cited, including any finding cited pursuant to division (E) of section 5165.66 of the Revised Code, or an emergency is found to exist. Appointment of monitors under this section is not subject to appeal under section 5165.87 or any other section of the Revised Code. No employee of a facility for which monitors are appointed, no person employed by the facility within the previous two years, and no person who currently has a consulting or other contract with the department or the facility, shall be appointed as a monitor under this section. Every monitor appointed under this section shall have the professional qualifications necessary to monitor correction of the finding or elimination of the emergency.
Renumbered from § 5111.44 by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.
Effective Date: 12-13-1990 .