37.106.430 MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR A HOSPITAL: PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES
If a hospital provides psychiatric services, the hospital shall comply with the following requirements:
(1) Psychiatric services must be under the supervision of a licensed psychiatrist on a 24-hour basis.
(2) Psychiatric service staff must include a sufficient number of adjunctive therapists to provide restorative and rehabilitation services for the number of patients accommodated.
(3) A licensed registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse under the supervision of a registered nurse shall be in charge 24 hours a day.
History: Sec. 50-5-103 and 50-5-404, MCA; IMP, Sec. 50-5-103, 50-5-204 and 50-5-404, MCA; NEW, 1980 MAR p. 1587, Eff. 6/13/80; TRANS, from DHES, 2002 MAR p. 185.