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§ 449.242. Employment and continuing education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 35 P.S. Health and SafetyEffective: December 28, 2020

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 35 P.S. Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1N. Central Service Technician and Surgical Technologist Regulation Act
Chapter 3. Central Service Technicians
Effective: December 28, 2020
35 P.S. § 449.242
§ 449.242. Employment and continuing education
(a) New employees.--A central service technician who does not meet the requirements under section 3011 shall have 18 months from the date of hire to comply with section 301.
(b) Continuing education.--An individual who qualifies to function as a central service technician under section 301 shall annually complete 10 hours of continuing education to remain qualified as a central service technician. The continuing education required under this subsection shall be in areas related to the functions of a central service technician.
(c) Facility responsibility.--
(1) A health care facility shall maintain documentation to verify that an individual meets the certification requirements under section 301(a).
(2) If an individual does not meet the certification requirements under section 301(a), a health care facility shall maintain documentation of a central service technician's dates of employment or the contract period when the central service technician provided services to the health care facility to verify that the central service technician meets the exemption requirements under section 301(b).

Credits

2020, Oct. 29, P.L. 710, No. 80, § 302, effective in 60 days [Dec. 28, 2020].

Footnotes

35 P.S. § 449.241.
35 P.S. § 449.242, PA ST 35 P.S. § 449.242
Current through Act 11 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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