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WAC 246-341-1010

Opioid treatment programs (OTP)Agency staff requirements.

In addition to meeting the agency administrative and personnel requirements in WAC 246-341-0400 through 246-341-0530, an agency providing substance use disorder opioid treatment program services must:
(1) Appoint a program sponsor, as defined in 42 C.F.R. Part 8, who is responsible for notifying the federal Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the department, and the Washington state board of pharmacy of any theft or significant loss of a controlled substance.
(2) Ensure there is an appointed medical director who:
(a) Is licensed by the department to practice medicine and practices within their scope of practice;
(b) Is responsible for all medical services performed; and
(c) Ensures all medical services provided are in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local rules and laws.
(3) Ensure all medical services provided are provided by an appropriate DOH-credentialed medical provider practicing within their scope of practice.
(4) Ensure at least one staff member has documented training in:
(a) Family planning;
(b) Prenatal health care; and
(c) Parenting skills.
(5) Ensure that at least one staff member is on duty at all times who has documented training in:
(a) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR); and
(b) Management of opioid overdose.
[Statutory Authority: 2018 c 201 and 2018 c 291. WSR 19-09-062, § 246-341-1010, filed 4/16/19, effective 5/17/19.]
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