Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Rule Rule 333-510-0140
Nurse Staffing Plan During an Emergency


A hospital is not required to follow the staffing plan developed and approved by the staffing committee in the event of:


A national or state emergency requiring the implementation of a facility disaster plan;


Sudden and unforeseen adverse weather conditions; or


An infectious disease epidemic suffered by hospital staff.


In the event of an emergency circumstance not described in section (1) of this rule, either co-chair of the staffing committee may specify a time and place to meet to review and potentially modify the staffing plan in response to the emergency circumstance.

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Jun. 8, 2021