TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.510 ADMINISTRATOR
Section 300.510 Administrator
a) There shall be an administrator licensed under the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing and Disciplinary Act (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1987, ch. 111, par. 3651 et seq.) full-time for each licensed facility. The licensee will report any change in administrator to the Department, within five days.
b) The administrator shall delegate in writing adequate authority to a person at least 18 years of age who is capable of acting in an emergency during his or her absence. Such administrative assignment shall not interfere with resident care and supervision. The administrator or the person designated by the administrator to be in charge of the facility in the administrator's absence, shall be deemed by the Department to be the agent of the license for the purpose of Section 3-212 of the Act, which requires Department staff to provide the licensee with a copy of their report before leaving the facility. (B)
c) The administrator shall arrange for facility supervisory personnel to annually attend appropriate educational programs on supervision, nutrition, and other pertinent subjects.
d) The administrator shall appoint in writing a member of the facility staff to coordinate the establishment of, and render assistance to, the residents' advisory council.
e) The licensee and the administrator shall be familiar with this Part. They shall be responsible for seeing that the applicable regulations are met in the facility and that employees are familiar with those regulations according to the level of their responsibilities. (A, B)
f) If the facility has an assistant administrator, the Department shall be informed of the name and dates of employment and termination of this person. This will provide documentation of service to qualify for a license under the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing and Disciplinary Act (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1987, ch. 111, par. 3651 et seq.).
(Source: Amended at 13 Ill. Reg. 4684, effective March 24, 1989)