TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 330 SHELTERED CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 330.760 PERSONNEL POLICIES
Section 330.760 Personnel Policies
a) Each facility shall develop and maintain written personnel policies that are followed in the operation of the facility. These policies shall include, at a minimum, each of the requirements of this Section.
b) Employee Records
1) Employment application forms shall be completed for each employee and kept on file in the facility. Completed forms shall be available to Department personnel for review.
2) Individual personnel files for each employee shall contain date of birth; home address; educational background; experience, including types and places of employment; date of employment and position employed to fill in this facility; and (if no longer employed in this facility) last date employed and reasons for leaving.
3) Individual personnel files for each employee shall also contain health records, including the initial health evaluation and the results of the tuberculin skin test required under Section 330.765, and any other pertinent health records.
4) Individual personnel records for each employee shall also contain records of evaluation of performance.
c) Prior to employing any individual in a position that requires a State license, the facility shall contact the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation to verify that the individual's license is active. A copy of the license shall be placed in the individual's personnel file.
d) The facility shall check the status of all applicants with the Nurse Aide Registry prior to hiring.
e) All personnel shall have either training or experience, or both, in the job assigned to them.
f) There shall be an ongoing planned inservice program embracing orientation to the facility and its policies, skill training and ongoing education to enable all personnel to perform their duties effectively. Written records of program content and personnel attending shall be kept.
g) Employees shall only be assigned duties that are directly related to their job functions, as identified in their job descriptions. Exceptions may be made in emergencies.
h) Personnel policies shall include a plan to provide personnel coverage for regular staff when they are absent.
i) Every facility shall have a current, dated weekly employee time schedule posted where employees may refer to it. This schedule shall contain employee's name, job title, shift assignment, hours of work, and days off. The schedule shall be kept on file in the facility for one year after the week for which the schedule was used.
(Source: Amended at 26 Ill. Reg. 10559, effective July 1, 2002)