Reporting And Data

Qualified Social Worker

Latest Update: December 22, 2023

Training Information

A CAH must employ a social worker. To be considered a qualified social worker in a hospital or SNF......

Responsible Party

Who Must Complete Training?
Social Workers


When Do I Need to Complete?
Within 6 months of employment


The legal mandate requiring reporting

 NAC 449.3622 Appropriate care of patients. (NRS 449.0302)

     1.  Each patient must receive, and the hospital shall provide or arrange for, individualized care, treatment and rehabilitation based on the assessment of the patient that is appropriate to the needs of the patient and the severity of the disease, condition, impairment or disability from which the patient is suffering.

     2.  The governing body shall ensure that each person’s role in providing care to a patient is determined by:

     (a) The professional skills, competence and credentials of the person providing care;

     (b) The care or rehabilitation to be provided to the patient;

     (c) The policies of the hospital; and

     (d) The relevant required licensure or certification, regulation, privileges, scope of practice and job description of the person.

     (Added to NAC by Bd. of Health by R050-99, eff. 9-27-99)

Although many of these requirements apply to individual medical professionals and other types of hospitals and health care facilities, the information is presented solely to support Critical Access Hospitals. The reporting requirements and legal mandates on this site are not an exhaustive list and Nevada Rural Hospital Partners, Inc. bears no responsibility or liability for any hospitals' or providers' failure to comply with Federal or State laws or regulations.