Therapeutic and Technical Services: Physical Therapists

ORS 688.415
License or permit requirement

  • prohibited acts


(1)

A person may not:

(a)

Practice a medical imaging modality or purport to be a medical imaging licensee unless the person is licensed in accordance with the provisions of ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation);

(b)

Operate an X-ray machine as described in ORS 688.515 (Limited X-ray machine operator permit) (1) and (2) or purport to be a limited X-ray machine operator unless the person holds a valid limited X-ray machine operator permit in accordance with the provisions of ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation);

(c)

Practice any medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator under a false or assumed name;

(d)

Employ a person for the purpose of practicing a medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator if the employer knows, or with the exercise of reasonable care should know, that the person is not licensed or does not hold a valid permit in accordance with the provisions of ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation);

(e)

Obtain or attempt to obtain a license or permit or a renewal of a license or permit by bribery or fraudulent representation;

(f)

Make a false statement on an application for a license or permit or a renewal for a license or permit if the person knows, or with the exercise of reasonable care should know, that the statement is false; or

(g)

Perform a medical imaging procedure on a person unless the procedure:

(A)

Serves a medical purpose;

(B)

Is ordered by a health care practitioner who is licensed to practice a profession in this state and who is acting within the scope of the licensee’s authority, as determined by the agency that licensed the licensee, to order the medical imaging procedure; and

(C)

Is interpreted by a health care practitioner who is licensed to practice a profession in this state and who is acting within the scope of the licensee’s authority, as determined by the agency that licensed the licensee, to interpret the medical imaging procedure.

(2)

Subsection (1)(g) of this section does not apply to screening mammography. As used in this subsection, “screening mammography” means a radiologic procedure performed on a woman for the early detection of breast cancer. [1977 c.534 §§4(3),20; 2009 c.833 §2; 2012 c.1 §4; 2013 c.87 §2; 2014 c.63 §3; 2019 c.229 §1]
§§ 688.405 to 688.605

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing requirements for hospital technicians employed by state correctional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188


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