2017 ORS 678.710¹
Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820

This section is amended
Effective April 3, 2018
Relating to residential care facilities; creating new provisions; amending ORS 401.651, 431A.850, 433.045, 441.057, 441.406, 676.108, 676.150, 676.350, 676.400, 676.565, 676.595, 676.850, 676.992, 678.710, 678.720, 678.740, 678.770, 678.800, 678.810, 678.820 and 743B.454; and declaring an emergency.

As used in ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office), unless the context requires otherwise:

(1) “Dual facility” means a facility that operates both a hospital and a long term care facility on the same campus.

(2) “Nursing home” means any institution or facility defined as a long term care facility for licensing purposes under state statute or the rules of the Department of Human Services, including a long term care facility operated as part of a dual facility.

(3) “Nursing home administrator” means an individual responsible for planning, organizing and managing the operation of a nursing home, whether or not such individual has an ownership interest in such home and whether or not such functions are shared by one or more other individuals, if:

(a) Final responsibility and authority are retained in the nursing home administrator; and

(b) In the case of a dual facility, the nursing home administrator may be subject to the authority of the administrator of the dual facility or the dual facility administrator may administer the nursing home if the administrator is licensed or otherwise qualified by statute to administer a nursing home.

(4) “Provisional license” means a temporary license issued to a provisional nursing home administrator under the rules of the Health Licensing Office. [1971 c.663 §1; 1973 c.829 §57; 1989 c.495 §1; 1995 c.643 §1; 2009 c.768 §14; 2013 c.568 §34]

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/­ors678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.