A health care practitioner working at a health care facility and providing direct care to a patient shall wear an identification badge indicating the practitioner’s name and professional title.
A health care facility shall develop policies that specify the size and content of the identification badge required by subsection (1) of this section.
As used in this section, “health care facility” means a health care facility as defined in ORS 442.015 (Definitions) or a mental health facility, alcohol treatment facility or drug treatment facility licensed or operated under ORS chapter 426 or 430. [2005 c.231 §1; 2011 c.720 §196]Note: 441.096 (Identification badges) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 441 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.
Atty. Gen. Opinions
Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963