Grounds for discipline
- • investigation of complaints
- • confidential information
(1) The Board of Medical Imaging, after notice of and hearing as required under the contested case procedures of ORS chapter 183, may refuse to issue a license or permit to any applicant, may refuse to renew the license of any medical imaging licensee or the permit of a limited X-ray machine operator or may suspend or revoke the license or permit of a person who:
(a) Has been disciplined by a credentialing organization or a licensing board in this state or in another state, territory of the United States or nation for acts by the holder of a license or a permit that are similar to acts described in this subsection. A certified copy of the order of discipline constitutes conclusive evidence of the discipline.
(b) Has an impairment as defined in ORS 676.303 (Purposes of health professional regulatory boards).
(c) In the judgment of the board is guilty of unethical or unprofessional conduct in the practice of a medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator.
(d) Has been convicted of any crime that bears a demonstrable relationship to the practice of a medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator, or otherwise reflects adversely on fitness to practice.
(e) In the judgment of the board, has acted with gross negligence in the practice of a medical imaging modality or as a limited X-ray machine operator.
(f) Has undertaken to act as a medical imaging licensee independently of the supervision of a licensed physician, or has undertaken to act as a limited X-ray machine operator independently of the supervision of a licensed physician, licensed nurse practitioner or licensed physician assistant.
(2) Upon receipt of a complaint under ORS 688.405 (Definitions for ORS 688.405 to 688.605) to 688.605 (Duty to report violation), the board shall conduct an investigation as described under ORS 676.165 (Complaint investigation).
(3) Information that the board obtains as part of an investigation into licensee, permittee or applicant conduct or as part of a contested case proceeding, consent order or stipulated agreement involving licensee, permittee or applicant conduct is confidential as provided under ORS 676.175 (Complaints and investigations confidential). [1977 c.534 §28; 1979 c.744 §60; 1993 c.247 §4; 1997 c.791 §46; 1999 c.517 §8; 2009 c.756 §68; 2009 c.833 §14; 2011 c.9 §88]
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