2011 ORS § 678.820¹
Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency
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(1) The Nursing Home Administrators Board is responsible for advising the Oregon Health Licensing Agency in all matters relating to the administration of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency), including:

(a) Developing standards for education and training;

(b) Developing standards of practice and professional conduct;

(c) Establishing standards related to the issuance, denial, revocation, suspension or renewal of licenses to practice as a nursing home administrator;

(d) Preparing or approving the examinations required under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency), in accordance with standards provided by the agency; and

(e) Assisting the agency in administering the provisions of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency).

(2) The Oregon Health Licensing Agency shall administer ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency) by:

(a) Determining the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licenses, renewed licenses, reciprocal licenses and provisional licenses under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency).

(b) Examining, approving, issuing, denying, revoking, suspending and renewing licenses to practice as a nursing home administrator.

(c) Providing for waivers of examinations or provisional licenses.

(d) Establishing and carrying out procedures to ensure compliance with professional standards adopted by the board.

(e) Pursuant to ORS 676.608 (Investigative authority), receiving and investigating complaints filed regarding nursing home administrators.

(f) Establishing and collecting fees and charges to carry out the agencys duties under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency).

(g) In accordance with ORS 183.330 (Description of organization) and 676.615 (Rulemaking authority), adopting, amending and repealing rules that are necessary to carry out the administration of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency).

(h) Maintaining a register of all licensed nursing home administrators.

(3) The agency shall consider and be guided by the recommendations of the board in all matters relating to the administration of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Oregon Health Licensing Agency). [1971 c.663 §5; 1985 c.47 §5; 1995 c.79 §343; 2009 c.768 §13]