Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-510-0135
Nurse Staffing Plan Waiver


(1)

At a hospital’s request, the Authority may waive any staffing plan requirement set forth in ORS 441.155 (Written staffing plan for nursing services) provided that a waiver is necessary to ensure that the hospital is staffed to meet the health care needs of its patients.

(2)

All requests for a waiver must:

(a)

Be submitted to the Authority in writing;

(b)

State the reason or reasons for which the hospital is seeking the waiver;

(c)

Explain how the waiver is necessary for the hospital to meet patient health care needs; and

(d)

Include verification that the hospital notified the staffing committee of the request for a waiver prior to its submission.
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Jun. 8, 2021