Section .0300 ‑ Local Health Department Staff

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 10a - health and human services/chapter 46 - local standards/10a ncac 46 .0301.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .0300 ‑ LOCAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT STAFF

 

10A NCAC 46 .0301          MINIMUM STANDARD HEALTH DEPARTMENT:

STAFFING

In addition to meeting the requirements in 10A NCAC 48B

.0103, to be accredited pursuant to G.S. 130A-34.1, a local health department

shall meet the following requirements:

(1)           The local health department shall employ a

full-time health director, a full-time public health nurse, a full-time

registered sanitarian, and a full-time secretary.  For this Rule, full-time

means the employee is employed to work a standard work week of the local health

department.  However, the local health department may share a local health

director with one or more other local health departments.

(2)           All local health department nurses shall

either:

(a)           Have a nursing degree from a baccalaureate school

accredited by the National League for Nursing or the Commission on Collegiate

Nursing Education; or

(b)           Complete within one year of employment with the

health department an introductory course in principles and practices of public

health and public health nursing sponsored by the Department.  The curriculum

for the course shall be developed by the Department with input from local

health departments and schools of nursing.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 130A-5(3); 130A-9; 130A-34.1;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. December

5, 1977;

Amended Eff. July

1, 1985;

Transferred and Recodified from 10 NCAC 12 .0101 Eff. April

4, 1990;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2008; September 1, 1990.