In treatment programs not certified or licensed under chapter 388-805
WAC the administrator must:
(1) Ensure that there is a current personnel file for each employee, trainee, student, and volunteer, and for each contract staff person who provides or supervises client care.
(2) Designate a person to be responsible for management of personnel files.
(3) Ensure each person's file contains:
(a) Evidence a criminal background check was completed per WAC 388-816-0120
(b) A copy of the results of an initial tuberculin skin test or evidence the person has completed a course of treatment approved by a physician or local health officer if the results are positive and subsequent annual tuberculosis screening and risk assessment based on the program annual TB risk assessment; and
(c) A record of an orientation to the program as described in WAC 388-816-0120
(4) Ensure that each personnel file for clinical staff members providing client care contains:
(a) Verification of qualifications including, for each person engaged in the treatment of problem or pathological gambling, including counselors, physicians, nurses, and other certified, or licensed health care professionals, evidence they comply with the credentialing requirements of their respective professions;
(b) A copy of a current job description, signed and dated by the employee and supervisor which includes:
(i) Job title;
(ii) Minimum qualifications for the position; and
(iii) Summary of duties and responsibilities.
(c) A written performance evaluation for each year of employment:
(i) Conducted by the immediate supervisor of each staff member; and
(ii) Signed and dated by the employee and supervisor.
[Statutory Authority: 2010 c 171 § 1 (1) and (4), and RCW 43.20A.890, 74.08.090. 11-02-003, § 388-816-0125, filed 12/22/10, effective 1/22/11.]