Section 751.4 - Medical director

751.4 Medical director. The operator shall appoint a medical director who:

(a) is qualified by training, experience and administrative ability to assume responsibility for the position;

(b) is delegated the authority and is responsible to the operator for the professional, organizational and administrative aspects of the adequacy and quality of care provided to patients in the center;

(c) is a physician licensed by and currently registered with the New York State Education Department. In dental centers, the director shall be a dentist who is licensed by and currently registered with the New York State Education Department;

(d) develops and recommends to the operator policies and procedures governing patient care in accordance with generally accepted standards of professional practice;

(e) develops and recommends to the operator policies and procedures concerning the appointment of medical and dental staff, the assignment of their clinical privileges and reviews of such appointments; and

(f) is responsible for the supervision of the quality assurance program and for reporting the activities of the program to the operator.
 

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