Or. Admin. R. 331-960-0000 - DEFINITIONS

The following definitions apply to OAR 331-960-0000 to OAR 331-975-0005:

(1) "Assistance with activities of daily living" means services related to bathing and personal hygiene, dressing and grooming, eating, mobility, bowel and bladder management, administering medication and cognition.
(2) "Authorization holder" means a temporary staffing agency that has been issued an authorization to operate in Oregon.
(3) "Client entity" means an in-home care agency as defined in 443.305; memory care endorsement facility as described in ORS 443.886; residential care facility as defined in ORS 443.400; or a skilled nursing facility as defined in ORS 442.015 that engages a temporary staffing agency to provide personnel to the client entity to provide health care services or assistance with activities of daily living to clients, patients, or residents for the client entity.
(4) "Hospital client entity" means a hospital as defined in ORS 442.015 that engages a temporary staffing agency to provide personnel to the hospital client entity to provide health care services to patients for the hospital client entity.
(5) "Office" means the Health Licensing Office.
(6) "Personnel" means:
(a) An individual registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, certified medical assistant, certified nursing assistant or direct caregiver assigned to a client entity by a temporary staffing agency who provides health care services or assistance with activities of daily living to clients, patients or residents for a client entity; or
(b) An individual registered nurse or certified nursing assistant assigned to a hospital client entity by a temporary staffing agency who provides health care services to patients for the hospital client entity.
(7) "Physical location" means any physical office location of a temporary staffing agency that provides personnel to an Oregon client or hospital entity. An office location is not a physical location when the work being performed at that office location does not involve providing personnel to an Oregon client or hospital entity.
(8) "Professional authorization" means any licensure, registration, authorization, or any other requirement needed for personnel to practice or perform the health care services or assistance with activities of daily living to clients, patients, or residents on or behalf of client or hospital entities.
(9) "Temporary staffing agency" means an entity that operates in Oregon for the purpose of providing temporary work to personnel providing health care services or assistance with activities of daily living for or on behalf of client or hospital entities.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 331-960-0000
HLO 2-2023, adopt filed 06/05/2023, effective 7/1/2023; HLO 5-2023, amend filed 09/08/2023, effective 9/25/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: Senate Bill 1549 (2022), ORS 676.560-676.625 & House Bill 2665 (2023)

Statutes/Other Implemented: Senate Bill 1549 (2022), ORS 676.560-676.625 & House Bill 2665 (2023)

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