37.106.1980 OUTPATIENT CRISIS RESPONSE FACILITY: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
(1) Each crisis response facility shall employ or contract with an administrator who shall:
(a) maintain daily overall responsibility for the crisis response facility's operations;
(b) develop and oversee the implementation of policies and procedures pertaining to the operation and services of the crisis response facility;
(c) establish written orientation and training procedures for all employees including new employees, relief workers, temporary employees, students, interns, volunteers, and trainees. The training must include orientation on all the crisis response facility's policies and procedures;
(d) develop an organizational chart that accurately reflects the current lines of administration and authority; and
(e) maintain a file for all client incident reports.
(2) Each outpatient crisis response facility shall employ or contract with a medical director who shall:
(a) coordinate with and advise the staff of the outpatient crisis response facility on clinical matters;
(b) provide direction, consultation, and training regarding the outpatient crisis response facility's programs and operations as needed;
(c) act as a liaison for the outpatient crisis response facility with community physicians, hospital staff, and other professionals and agencies with regard to psychiatric or hospital services; and
(d) ensure the quality of treatment and related services through participation in the outpatient crisis response facility's quality assurance process.
(3) Each outpatient crisis response facility shall employ or contract with a program supervisor knowledgeable about the service and support needs of individuals with co-occurring mental illness and intoxication/addiction disorders who may be experiencing a crisis. The program supervisor must be site based.
(4) Each outpatient crisis response facility shall employ or contract with a licensed health care professional as defined in 50-5-101 (34) , MCA for all hours of operation. The licensed health care professional may be the program supervisor.
History: 50-5-103, MCA; IMP, 50-5-103, MCA; NEW, 2006 MAR p. 1285, Eff. 5/19/06.