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Department of Health

February 2006

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 1 HOSPITAL SERVICE CAPABILITY ___ 1. Administrative Service ___ 1.1. General Administrative Service ___ 1.1.1. Records ___ 1.1.2. Bookkeeping ___ 1.1.3. Clerical Work ___ 1.1.4. Maintenance ___ 1.2. Patient Transport Service ___ 2. Clinical Service ___ 2.1. General Medicine ___ 2.2. General Pediatrics ___ 2.3. General Obstetrics and Non Surgical Gynecology ___ 2.4. Minor Surgery ___ 2.5. Emergency and Outpatient Service ___ 3. Nursing Service ___ 3.1. Minimal Care and Management ___ 3.2. Health Education and Counseling ___ 4. Ancillary Service ___ 4.1. Primary Clinical Laboratory ___ 4.2. Radiology 1st Level ___ 4.3. Pharmacy

The service may be contracted out but available for 24 hours 7 days a week. A contract of service or memorandum of agreement with a service provider should be secured as a prerequisite for license to operate. A certificate of affiliation with a licensed facility within the locality should be secured as a prerequisite for license to operate The service is optional.
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Department of Health

February 2006

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 1 HOSPITAL PERSONNEL ___ 1. Administrative Service ___ 1.1. Administrator ___ 1.2. Clerk ___ 1.3. Utility Worker ___ 1.4. Driver ___ 2. Clinical Service ___ 2.1. Physician ___ 3. Nursing Service ___ 3.1. Nurse ___ 3.2. Nursing Attendant / Midwife

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The personnel may be contracted out. A contract of service or memorandum of agreement with a service provider should be secured as a prerequisite for license to operate. The physician must not go on continuous duty for more than forty-eight (48) hours. For every three (3) nurses, there must be one (1) reliever. Nursing attendant / midwife is optional if the authorized bed capacity (ABC) is less than twentyfour (24) beds. If the ABC is 24 beds and above, the ratio will apply. For every three (3) nursing attendants / midwives, there must be one (1) reliever.
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Department of Health

February 2006

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 1 HOSPITAL EQUIPMENT / INSTRUMENT ___ 1. Administrative Service ___ 1.1. Computer / Typewriter ___ 1.2. Emergency Light ___ 1.3. Fire Extinguisher ___ 1.4. Standby Generator ___ 1.5. Transport Vehicle ___ 2. Clinical Service ___ 2.1. Ambu Bag ___ 2.1.1. Adult ___ 2.1.2. Pediatric ___ 2.2. Clinical Weighing Scale ___ 2.3. Delivery Set ___ 2.4. EENT Diagnostic Set ___ 2.5. Emergency Cart ___ 2.6. Examining Table with Stirrup ___ 2.7. Gooseneck Lamp / Examining Light ___ 2.8. Instrument Table ___ 2.9. Kelly Pad ___ 2.10. Minor Surgery Instrument Set ___ 2.11. Neurological Hammer ___ 2.12. Oxygen Unit ___ 2.13. Sphygmomanometer ___ 2.13.1. Adult Cuff ___ 2.13.2. Pediatric Cuff Set ___ 2.14. Sterilizer ___ 2.15. Stethoscope ___ 2.16. Suction Apparatus ___ 2.17. Suturing Set ___ 2.18. Vaginal Speculum Set ___ 2.19. Wheelchair ___ 2.20. Wheeled Stretcher

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Available for 24 hours 7 days a week. Or its equivalent.


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Department of Health

February 2006

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 1 HOSPITAL PHYSICAL PLANT ___ 1. Administrative Service ___ 1.1. Waiting Area ___ 1.2. Admitting and Records Area ___ 1.3. Administrative and Business Office ___ 1.4. Staff Toilet ___ 1.5. Parking Area for Transport Vehicle ___ 2. Clinical Service ___ 2.1. Emergency and Outpatient ___ 2.1.1. Waiting Area ___ 2.1.2. Toilet ___ 2.1.3. Nurse Station ___ 2.1.4. Examination and Treatment Area with Lavatory/Sink ___ 2.1.5. Consultation Area ___ 2.1.6. Equipment and Supply Storage Area ___ 2.1.7. Wheeled Stretcher Area ___ 2.2. Birthing Room ___ 2.2.1. Birthing Area ___ 2.2.2. Scrub-up Area ___ 2.2.3. Newborn Area with Lavatory/Sink ___ 2.2.4. Equipment and Supply Storage Area ___ 3. Nursing Service ___ 3.1. Nurse Station ___ 3.2. Patient Room ___ 3.3. Toilet

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