OAR 309-013-0055
Hiring Procedure


Prior to employment, all patient and resident workers must be informed verbally, and in writing, of their rights with respect to their working relationship with the state institution. Those rights are as follows:


To receive reasonable compensation for all work performed, other than personal housekeeping chores;


To receive overtime compensation for work performed in excess of an eight hours per day or 40 hours per week;


To refuse any work except personal housekeeping chores and, that which is essential for their treatment or training;


To review their productivity rating if less than 100 percent.


The institution must complete an appointment notice for each patient and resident worker.


Each patient worker and resident worker must complete a Form W-4.


Each patient and resident worker without a Social Security number must apply for and receive one prior to employment.


Each patient and resident worker who receives Social Security benefits (SSI or SSD), or is eligible for Title XIX, must be informed that an earnings record will be sent to those offices for possible payment adjustment.


Each patient and resident worker under 18 years of age must have a work permit prior to employment.


If applicable, the patient or resident worker must sign, in the presence of a witness, the Notice to Patient/Resident Worker form, (MHD-ADM-0169), prior to beginning work. No billing for cost of care based on agency earnings will predate the delivery of this notice.
Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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