Licensing and renewal procedure; modalities; fees
(1)The Board of Medical Imaging shall issue:
(a)A license to practice a specified medical imaging modality in the State of Oregon to each person who meets the qualifications for a license as provided in ORS 688.455 (License fee). The license shall identify the modality or subspecialty for which the qualifications have been met.
(b)(A) A permit to practice as a limited X-ray machine operator in the State of Oregon to each person who meets the qualifications to hold that permit as provided in ORS 688.515 (Limited X-ray machine operator permit). The permit shall identify the category for which the qualifications have been met.
(B)The categories are skull and sinuses, spine, chest, extremities, podiatric and bone densitometry.
(2)In order to remain active, a license or permit must be renewed every two years prior to the first day of the licensee’s birth month or as otherwise provided by the board by rule.
(3)A license or permit that is not renewed as provided in subsection (2) of this section expires. The board may renew an expired license or permit upon payment of a delinquent fee in an amount set by the board plus the biennial renewal fee.
(a)A late renewal may not be granted more than two years after a license or permit has expired.
(b)A late renewal may not be granted to any medical imaging licensee not credentialed by a credentialing organization.
(4)The board shall renew the license or permit of a person who meets the requirements under ORS 688.455 (License fee) or 688.515 (Limited X-ray machine operator permit) upon receipt of:
(a)An application accompanied by a fee in an amount established by the board; and
(b)Supporting evidence of appropriate continuing education as defined by the board by rule.
(5)A license or permit that has been expired for more than two years may be reissued only in the manner prescribed for an original license or permit. [1977 c.534 §5; 1979 c.443 §1; 1989 c.214 §1; 1997 c.106 §1; 1997 c.367 §1; 1999 c.517 §3; 2005 c.151 §1; 2009 c.833 §5]
§§ 688.405 to 688.605
Atty. Gen. Opinions
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