§ 71521 - Title 22

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TITLE 22. DIVISION 5 — LICENSING & CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH FACILITIES

Employees

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§ 71521. Employees.

(a) The hospital shall recruit qualified personnel and provide initial orientation of new employees, a continuing in–service training program and competent supervision designed to improve patient care and employee efficiency.

(b) If language or communication barriers exist between hospital staff and a significant number of patients, arrangements shall be made for interpretors or for the use of other mechanisms to insure adequate communications between patients and personnel.

(c) The hospital shall designate a member of the staff as a patient discharge planning coordinator.

(d) All employees of the hospital, having patient contact, including students, interns and residents, shall wear an identification tag bearing their name and vocational classification.

(e) All appropriate employees shall be given training in methods of hospital infection control.

(f) Uniform rules shall be established for each classification of employees concerning the conditions of employment. A written statement of all such roles shall