2017 ORS 179.390¹
Appointment, suspension, removal and salaries of assistants, officers and employees
  • contract services

(1) The superintendent of an institution within the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections shall, subject to the approval of the Director of the Department of Corrections, appoint in the manner provided by law all assistants, officers and other employees at the institution under the jurisdiction of the superintendent. The superintendent may suspend or remove an assistant, officer or other employee in the manner provided by law, reporting all acts of suspension or removal to the Director of the Department of Corrections for approval or disapproval.

(2) The Director of the Department of Corrections and the Director of the Oregon Health Authority shall:

(a) Fix the salaries of assistants, officers and employees where their salary is not fixed by law.

(b) Suspend or discharge any subordinate of a superintendent when public service requires such action, except when suspending or discharging the subordinate violates the State Personnel Relations Law.

(3) The Director of the Oregon Health Authority or a designee at a facility under jurisdiction of the Oregon Health Authority shall, as provided by law, appoint, suspend or discharge an employee of the authority. The director may designate up to three employees at each facility to act in the name of the director in accordance with ORS 240.400 (Designation by appointing authority of staff employees to act as alternates).

(4) In addition to or in lieu of employing physicians, the Director of the Department of Corrections or the designee of the director may contract for the personal services of physicians licensed to practice medicine by the Oregon Medical Board or naturopathic physicians licensed under ORS chapter 685 to serve as medical advisors for the Oregon Health Authority. Advisors under contracts entered into under this subsection shall be directly responsible for administration of medical treatment programs at penal and correctional institutions, as defined in ORS 421.005 (Definitions). [Amended by 1969 c.597 §37; 1973 c.807 §1; 1987 c.78 §1; 1987 c.320 §123a; 2001 c.900 §39; 2009 c.595 §138; 2013 c.36 §46; 2017 c.356 §23]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 179—Administration of State Institutions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors179.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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