2013 ORS § 678.710¹
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:

(1) Dual facility means a facility that operates both a hospital and a long term care facility on the same campus.

(2) 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.

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

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

(b) 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 administrator is licensed or otherwise qualified by statute to administer a nursing home.

(4) Provisional license means a temporary license issued to a provisional nursing home administrator under the rules of the Health Licensing Office. [1971 c.663 §1; 1973 c.829 §57; 1989 c.495 §1; 1995 c.643 §1; 2009 c.768 §14; 2013 c.568 §34]

Note: The amendments to 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) by section 34, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013, become operative July 1, 2014. See section 142, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013, as amended by section 146, chapter 568, Oregon Laws 2013. The text that is operative until July 1, 2014, is set forth for the users convenience.

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:

(1) Dual facility means a facility that operates both a hospital and a long term care facility on the same campus.

(2) 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.

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

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

(b) 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 administrator is licensed or otherwise qualified by statute to administer a nursing home.

(4) Provisional license means a temporary license issued to a provisional nursing home administrator under the rules of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency.