Section 712-1.20 - Administration departments

712-1.20 Administration departments.

The administration department may be decentralized in location and shall include at least the following:

(a) Adequate office space as required by workload.

(b) A minimum of one toilet room for each sex shall be available which may be shared with other departments and/or public use.

(c) Offices for supervisory, administrative, social services and medical staff, which afford a reasonable degree of privacy and efficiency.

(d) At least one conference room equipped to accommodate board meetings, department staff meetings and committee meetings, which may be utilized with other departments and centrally located.

(e) A separate room shall be designated and equipped as a medical library. Where such space is not available, the library may be part of the medical records room or conference room.

(f) Space for storage and processing of medical records shall be adequate for the number of records to be stored, and the type of system to be used in storing them. Medical records shall be maintained so that they are easily accessible.

(g) Adequate space for lobby and waiting areas based on the number of persons to be accommodated.

(h) Toilets for each sex shall be available to visitors adjacent to all public areas. These may be shared with staff, where separate toilet facilities are not available.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Doc Status: 
Complete