2007 ORS 678.800¹
Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators
  • members
  • terms
  • qualifications
  • confirmation

(1) There is hereby created a Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators in the Department of Human Services.

(2) The board shall be composed of nine individuals concerned with the care and treatment of the chronically ill or infirm elderly patients and shall be appointed by the Governor after consultation with the associations and societies appropriate to the professions and institutions:

(a) Three members shall be nursing home administrators licensed under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.840) to 678.780 (Grounds for discipline), 678.800 (Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators) to 678.840 (Prevention of violations of ORS 678.710 to 678.840) and 678.990 (Penalties) (2);

(b) One a medical doctor licensed by the Oregon Medical Board actively engaged in private practice and conversant with the care and treatment of the long-term patient;

(c) One licensed professional nurse actively engaged in caring for chronically ill and infirm patients and licensed by the Oregon State Board of Nursing;

(d) Three members representative of the public at large, at least one of whom shall be at least 62 years of age;

(e) A pharmacist licensed by the State Board of Pharmacy; and

(f) Except for those persons described in paragraph (a) of this subsection, no member of the board shall have a direct financial interest in a nursing home.

(3) All members of the board shall be citizens of the United States or shall have declared their intent to become citizens of the United States and shall be residents of this state. No more than two of the members of the board may be officials or full-time employees of state or local governments.

(4) The term of office of each member is three years but a member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment but no member shall serve more than two consecutive terms. If there is a vacancy for any cause the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(5) All appointments of members of the board by the Governor are subject to confirmation by the Senate in the manner provided in ORS 171.562 (Procedures for confirmation) and 171.565 (Vote required for confirmation).

(6) The members of the board are entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions).

(7) No public members of the board shall hold any pecuniary interest in, or have any employment contract with, a long term care facility. [1971 c.663 §3; 1973 c.58 §2; 1973 c.792 §35; 1975 c.234 §1; 1979 c.500 §1]

Chapter 678

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disclosure by Board of Nursing of names, business and home addresses of registered and licensed practical nurses, (1982) Vol. 42, p 382; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 678—Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­678.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­678ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
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