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Rule 3701-19-39 | Medical director.


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

(B) The duties of the medical director 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.

Last updated February 20, 2024 at 8:45 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3712.031
Amplifies: 3712.031, 3712.041, 3712.051, 3712.061, 3712.09, and 3712.99
Five Year Review Date: 2/19/2029
Prior Effective Dates: 12/26/2013