(1) The program shall have written personal policies including the following:

(a) selection, training, and supervision of all personnel;

(b) maintaining a current job description for each position. For contract staff, formal agreements or personnel contracts, which describe the nature and extent of client care services, may be substituted for job descriptions;

(c) maintaining a process governing volunteer (if utilized) activities and establishing appropriate training requirements;

(d) assuring annual performance reviews for all staff;

(e) actions to be taken if staff members misuse alcohol or other drugs;

(f) assuring staff orientation prior to assumption of duties including but not limited to:

(i) defining staff ethical standards and conduct, including reporting of unprofessional conduct to appropriate authorities;

(ii) staff grievance procedures;

(iii) the facility disaster/evacuation plan;

(iv) review of policy and procedure manual; and

(v) review of client rights as defined in ARM 37.106.1450.

History: 50-5-103, 53-24-208, MCA; IMP, 50-5-101, 50-5-103, 53-24-208, MCA; NEW, 2010 MAR p. 2975, Eff. 12/24/10.