ORS 441.678¹
Review of finding that nursing assistant responsible for abuse
  • name placed in registry

(1) If a nursing assistant found by the Department of Human Services to be responsible for abuse does not respond to the department within 30 days after notice of the opportunity for an administrative review, the department shall notify the Oregon State Board of Nursing, which shall place the abuse finding in the registry maintained under ORS 678.150 (Powers, functions and duties of board, officers and executive director).

(2) If a nursing assistant is found to be responsible for abuse, neglect or misappropriation of a resident’s funds, the nursing assistant is entitled to an administrative review under subsection (3) of this section. If, after the review, the nursing assistant is found responsible, the department shall notify the Oregon State Board of Nursing of its finding, which shall place the finding in the registry maintained under ORS 678.150 (Powers, functions and duties of board, officers and executive director).

(3) The administrative review shall be conducted by a panel of three persons, consisting of one person from the department’s management staff who is responsible for the monitoring of nursing homes, one person who is a registered nurse and who is on the staff of the Oregon State Board of Nursing and one person who is on the staff of the department but not directly involved in the monitoring of nursing homes and who has expertise in areas related to nursing care in a facility. [1993 c.759 §16; 2001 c.900 §174]

Note: See note under 441.637 (Rules).

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Defini­tion of patient abuse, (1980) Vol 40, p 381

Chapter 441

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Licensing and phantom beds, (1970) Vol 40, p 171; a hospital's employing a licensed physical therapist as unauthorized practice, (1975) Vol 37, p 963

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 441—Health Care Facilities, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors441.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 441, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­441ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
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