Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-265-0087
Discipline


(1) Upon completion of an investigation the Authority may do any of the following:
(a) Close the investigation and take no action;
(b) Issue a letter of reprimand or instruction;
(c) Place the EMS provider on probation;
(d) Place a practice restriction on the EMS provider;
(e) Suspend the EMS provider;
(f) Revoke the license of the EMS provider;
(g) Enter into a stipulated agreement with the EMS provider to impose discipline; or
(h) Take such other disciplinary action as the Authority, in its discretion, finds proper, including assessment of a civil penalty not to exceed $5,000.
(2) Any disciplinary action taken by the Authority will be done in accordance with ORS chapter 183.
(3) The Authority may assess the costs of a disciplinary proceeding against an EMS provider. Costs may include, but are not limited to:
(a) Costs incurred by the Authority in conducting the investigation;
(b) Costs of any evaluation or assessment requested by the Authority; and
(c) Attorney fees.
(4) An EMS provider may voluntarily surrender his or her license if the EMS provider submits a written request to the Authority specifying the reason for the surrender and the Authority agrees to accept the voluntary surrender.
(a) The Authority may accept a voluntary surrender of the EMS provider license on the condition that the EMS provider does not reapply for licensure, or agrees not to reapply for a specified period of time.
(b) If an EMS provider who voluntarily surrendered his or her EMS provider license applies for reinstatement, the Authority may deny that person’s application if the Authority finds that the person has committed an act that would have resulted in discipline being imposed while they were previously licensed.
(5) If an EMS provider’s license is revoked, he or she may not reapply for licensure for at least two years from the date of the final order revoking the license.
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Jun. 8, 2021