NRS 433A.080
Coordinator of medical programs: Qualifications and selection

  • powers and duties.


A coordinator of medical programs is the medical head of any division facility designated by the Administrator. The coordinator of medical programs:


Must be a psychiatrist licensed to practice medicine or, in the case of a treatment facility authorized by paragraph (b) of subsection 1 of NRS 433B.290, a psychiatrist or a pediatrician licensed to practice medicine.


May be a psychiatrist or pediatrician in private practice under contract to the Division.


Must have such additional qualifications as are in accordance with criteria prescribed by the Division of Human Resource Management of the Department of Administration and must be in the unclassified service of the State.


A coordinator of medical programs shall:


Cause to be kept a fair and full account of all medical affairs;


Have standard medical histories currently maintained on all consumers, and administer or have administered the accepted and appropriate medical treatments to all consumers under his or her care, and may, by delegation of the administrative officer, be responsible for the nonmedical care and treatment of consumers; and


Undertake any diagnostic, medical or surgical procedure in the interest of the consumer, but only in accordance with the provisions of subsection 1 of NRS 433.484.

Source: Section 433A.080 — Coordinator of medical programs: Qualifications and selection; powers and duties., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-433A.­html#NRS433ASec080.

Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 433A.080’s source at nv​.us