ORS 678.710
Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820

As used in ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office), unless the context requires otherwise:


“Dual facility” means a facility that operates both a hospital and a long term care facility on the same campus.


“Nursing home” means any institution or facility defined as a long term care facility for licensing purposes under state statute or the rules of the Department of Human Services, including a long term care facility operated as part of a dual facility.


“Nursing home administrator” means an individual responsible for planning, organizing and managing the operation of a nursing home, whether or not the individual has an ownership interest in the nursing home and whether or not the functions are shared by one or more other individuals, if:


Final responsibility and authority are retained in the nursing home administrator; and


In the case of a dual facility, the nursing home administrator may be subject to the authority of the administrator of the dual facility or the dual facility administrator may administer the nursing home if the dual facility administrator is licensed or otherwise qualified by statute to administer a nursing home.


“Provisional license” means a temporary license issued to a provisional nursing home administrator under the rules of the Health Licensing Office.


“Residential care facility” has the meaning given that term in ORS 443.400 (Definitions for ORS 443.400 to 443.455).


“Residential care facility administrator” means an individual who is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the operation of a residential care facility. [1971 c.663 §1; 1973 c.829 §57; 1989 c.495 §1; 1995 c.643 §1; 2009 c.768 §14; 2013 c.568 §34; 2018 c.61 §5]
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Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disclosure by Board of Nursing of names, business and home addresses of registered and licensed practical nurses, (1982) Vol. 42, p 382; licensing requirements for hospital technicians employed by state correctional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188


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