Transfer between hospital and nonhospital facilities
(1) The community mental health program director may transfer a person in custody under ORS 426.232 (Emergency admission), 426.233 (Authority of community mental health program director and of other individuals) or 426.237 (Prehearing detention) (1)(b) to a hospital or nonhospital facility approved by the Oregon Health Authority at any time during the period of detention.
(2) A person in custody at a hospital may be transferred from the hospital only with the consent of the licensed independent practitioner who is treating the person and when the director of a nonhospital facility approved by the authority agrees to admit the person.
(3) A person in custody at a nonhospital facility approved by the authority may be transferred to a hospital approved by the authority only when a licensed independent practitioner with admitting privileges agrees to admit the person.
(4) In transporting a person between a hospital and nonhospital facility under this section, the community mental health program director has all the powers provided in ORS 133.225 (Arrest by private person) and 161.255 (Use of physical force by private person making citizen’s arrest) and may compel the assistance of any peace officer or other authorized individual.
(5) When a person is transferred under this section, the community mental health program director shall notify immediately the court notified under ORS 426.234 (Duties of professionals at facility where person admitted) (2) or (3) of the fact of the transfer and of the location of the person. [1993 c.484 §7; 2009 c.595 §407; 2013 c.360 §43; 2015 c.461 §16]
Note: See note under 426.228 (Custody).
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