2015 ORS 678.820¹
Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office
  • rules

(1) The Nursing Home Administrators Board is responsible for advising the Health Licensing Office in all matters relating to the administration of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office), including:

(a) Developing standards for education and training;

(b) Developing standards of practice and professional conduct;

(c) Establishing standards related to the issuance, denial, revocation, suspension or renewal of licenses to practice as a nursing home administrator;

(d) Preparing or approving the examinations required under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office), in accordance with standards provided by the office; and

(e) Assisting the office in administering the provisions of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office).

(2) The office shall administer ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office) by:

(a) Determining the qualifications and fitness of applicants for licenses, renewed licenses, reciprocal licenses and provisional licenses under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office).

(b) Examining, approving, issuing, denying, revoking, suspending and renewing licenses to practice as a nursing home administrator.

(c) Providing for waivers of examinations or provisional licenses.

(d) Establishing and carrying out procedures to ensure compliance with professional standards adopted by the board.

(e) Pursuant to ORS 676.608 (Investigative authority), receiving and investigating complaints filed regarding nursing home administrators.

(f) Establishing and collecting fees and charges to carry out the office’s duties under ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office).

(g) In accordance with ORS 183.330 (Description of organization) and 676.615 (Rulemaking authority), adopting, amending and repealing rules that are necessary to carry out the administration of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office).

(h) Maintaining a register of all licensed nursing home administrators.

(3) The office shall consider and be guided by the recommendations of the board in all matters relating to the administration of ORS 678.710 (Definitions for ORS 678.710 to 678.820) to 678.820 (Duties and powers of board and Health Licensing Office). [1971 c.663 §5; 1985 c.47 §5; 1995 c.79 §343; 2009 c.768 §13; 2013 c.568 §43]

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 (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano678.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
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.