Or. Admin. R. 309-033-0510 - Definitions

(1) "Administrator" means the chief of psychiatric services in a community hospital or the person in charge of treatment and rehabilitation programs at nonhospital facilities. "Administrator" has the same meaning as "director of the facility" as that term is defined in ORS 426.005. Whenever "administrator" appears it means the administrator or designee.
(2) "Assistant Administrator" means the Assistant Administrator of Addictions and Mental Health Division.
(3) "Certificate" means the document or documents issued by the Division, which identifies and declares certification of a provider pursuant to OAR 309-008-0100 to 309-008-1600. A letter accompanying issuance of the certificate will detail the scope and approved service delivery locations of the certificate.
(4) "Clinical record" means the record required by OAR 309-014-0035, General Standards for Delivery of Community Mental Health Service Elements, documenting the mental health services delivered to clients by a CMHP or subcontractor.
(5) "Community Mental Health Program" (CMHP) the entity responsible for organization of various services for persons with a mental health diagnosis or addictive disorders, operated by, or contractually affiliated with, a local mental health authority and operated in a specific geographic area of the state under an agreement with the Division pursuant to OAR 309-014-0000.
(6) "Community hospital" means any hospital that is not a state hospital.
(7) "Court" means the circuit court acting pursuant to ORS Chapter 426.
(8) "Custody" means the prehearing physical retaining of a person taken into custody by:
(a) A peace officer pursuant to ORS 426.070, 426.228, 426.233;
(b) A peace officer at the direction of the director pursuant to ORS 426.233;
(c) A health care facility licensed under ORS Chapter 441 and approved by the Division, pursuant to ORS 426.231;
(d) A state hospital pursuant to ORS 426.180;
(e) A hospital pursuant to ORS 426.070 or 426.232; or
(f) A nonhospital facility pursuant to ORS 426.070 or 426.233.
(9) "Designee" means a QMHP designated by the director or a QMHP who is specifically authorized by the county governing body to order persons to be taken into custody pursuant to ORS 426.233.
(10) "Director" means the community mental health and developmental disabilities program director who has been authorized by the local mental health authority to direct the CMHP. "Director" also means a person who has been authorized by the director to act in the director's capacity for the purpose of this rule. In the case of the director ordering a peace officer to take a person into custody pursuant to ORS 426.233, the designee shall be a QMHP who is specifically authorized by the county governing body to order persons to be taken into custody.
(11) "Diversion" means the 14 day period of intensive treatment when a director and a psychiatrist certify a person as a mentally ill person pursuant to the provision of ORS 426.237.
(12) "Division" means the Addictions and Mental Health Division of the Oregon Health Authority.
(13) "QMHP" means a qualified mental health professional that meets the following minimum qualifications:
(a) Psychiatrist licensed to practice in the State of Oregon;
(b) Physician licensed to practice in the State of Oregon;
(c) Graduate degree in psychology;
(d) Graduate degree in social work;
(e) Graduate degree in psychiatric nursing and licensed in the State of Oregon;
(f) Graduate degree in another mental health-related field; or
(g) Any other person whose education and experience meet, in the judgment of the Division, a level of competence consistent with the responsibilities required by the Division.


Or. Admin. R. 309-033-0510
MHD 8-1998, f. 6-26-98, cert. ef. 7-1-98, Renumbered from 309-210-0010; MHS 28-2016, f. & cert. ef. 12/29/2016

Stat. Auth.: ORS 413.042, 426.005, 426.060, 426.110(2), 426.232 & 426.236

Stats. Implemented: ORS 426.005 - 426.395

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