10.07.22.07

.07 Staff Qualifications.

A. The hospice house shall be staffed by sufficient numbers of personnel to ensure that the hospice house is capable of meeting the requirements of this chapter, and all applicable federal, State, and local laws and regulations.

B. In addition to meeting all of the other qualifications and requirements for hospice employees, all hospice house staff shall participate in an orientation program and annual training to ensure competency in maintaining the hospice house and meeting the needs of residents in accordance with the plan of care.

C. Staff who administer medications to residents shall meet all requirements of the Maryland Board of Nursing or Maryland Board of Physicians.

D. Documentation of all required training shall be included in the employee’s personnel record.