question about director of nursing

  1. could anyone tell me if an r.n who is a director of nursing at a small home care agency that is non skilled.would be jepordizing their license by holding this position? or does the ultimate responsibility fall back on the agency??? please email me thanks. [personal email address edited by moderator]
    Last edit by RNPATL on Dec 18, '04
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  3. by   NRSKarenRN
    Answer:
    An RN who is DON of a non-skilled agency is legally responsible for the nursing and home health care provided including nsg & HHA orientation, payor requirements (if accepting insurance/medicaid payment) and complying with state/federal laws.

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