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Section 5153.11 | Executive director - powers and duties.


The executive director shall administer the work of the public children services agency, subject to the rules of the agency. With the approval of the agency, the executive director shall appoint all other employees except the superintendent of any institution maintained by the agency. Such superintendent shall appoint all employees in any such institution.

Upon the advice of one or more reputable practicing physicians, the executive director may consent to such medical, dental, and surgical care, including surgery and the administration of anesthetics, inoculations, and immunizations, or other care as appears to be necessary for any child who is in the temporary or permanent custody of such agency. The executive director may also consent to the enlistment of a ward of such agency into the armed forces of the United States.

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