§26-11-2. Supervision of each facility by administrator;
qualifications of administrator; clinical director.
Each facility provided for in this article shall have a
chief executive officer denominated an "administrator." The
administrator shall be the person having the fiscal
responsibility of the facility and the authority to manage and
administer the financial, business and personnel affairs of the
facility under the direction of the director of health. The
administrator shall be a college graduate and have a minimum of
two years experience in either hospital administration, health
services administration or business administration with broad
knowledge of accounting and personnel practices as related to the
rendering of health and health-related services. Such
qualifications shall not apply to any person who has served in
the capacity of a superintendent for at least six consecutive
months on the effective date of this section.
Each facility provided for in this article, with the
exception of the Andrew S. Rowan Memorial Home, shall have a
clinical director who shall have the responsibility for decisions
involving clinical and medical treatment of patients and who
shall be a physician having a license to practice medicine in the
state of West Virginia.