Or. Admin. R. 333-265-0028 - Application for Licensure by service member, Military Spouse or Domestic Partner

(1) A person licensed under this rule to practice as an EMR, EMT, Advanced EMT or Paramedic as those terms are defined in these rules may perform services in accordance with the scope of practice designated by the Oregon Medical Board under OAR 847-035-0030.
(a) A license issued under this rule is valid for the period described in OAR 333-265-0045.
(b) A license issued under this rule may be renewed in accordance with OAR 333-265-0045.
(c) A person licensed under this rule is subject to all applicable rules and requirement in OAR chapter 333, division 265 including but not limited to OAR 333-265-0080 to OAR 333-265-0087 and OAR 333-265-0110 to OAR 333-265-0170.
(2) For the purposes of this rule, the following definitions apply:
(a) "Domestic partner" means a domestic partner of an active member of the Armed Forces of the United States who is the subject of a military transfer to Oregon.
(b) "Military spouse " means a spouse of a service member.
(c) "service member" means a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, Coast Guard; the commissioned corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; and the commissioned corps of the Public Health Service who is the subject of a military transfer to Oregon.
(3) A service member, domestic partner, or military spouse applying for a license to practice under this rule section must submit the following to the Oregon Health Authority (Authority):
(a) An electronic application in the form and manner prescribed by the Authority and pay the applicable licensing fee in OAR 333-265-0030 for the license type sought;
(b) An attestation that the applicant has actively used the license from another state for a similar scope of practice during the two years immediately preceding relocation to Oregon;
(c) A marriage certificate, or evidence that the applicant is in a domestic partnership, with the name of the applicant and the name of the service member;
(d) Copy of military orders for military service to a duty station located in Oregon by official active duty military order for the service member named in the marriage certificate; and
(e) Copy of a current license from the state or territory in which the applicant is authorized to practice as an EMR, EMT, AEMT or Paramedic, and evidence that the applicant is in good standing and not subject to any disciplinary action in that state or territory nor in any other jurisdiction where the applicant has a license for a similar scope of practice.
(4) The Authority will review and act on the application in accordance with OAR 333-265-0040 and this rule. In addition, for any application submitted under this rule, the Authority may:
(a) Review and investigate the applicant to determine whether the applicant meets the requirements of the rules, including but not limited to confirming the veracity of submitted documentation or requesting additional documentation.
(b) Deny an application if the applicant fails to meet the minimum requirements or if the Authority is unable to authenticate submitted documents.
(5) The Authority may deny, suspend, or revoke a license issued under this rule for any reason that it may deny, suspend, or revoke an EMS provider license in OAR chapter 333, division 265. The Authority may take disciplinary action as described in OAR 333-265-0087 against a person licensed under this rule for any reason that it may take disciplinary action against a licensed EMS provider in OAR chapter 333, division 265.

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Or. Admin. R. 333-265-0028
PH 52-2023, adopt filed 11/07/2023, effective 12/1/2023

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 670.400, ORS 676.308, ORS 682.017 & ORS 682.208

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 670.400, ORS 676.308, ORS 682.017 - 682.991 & 50 USC ยง 4025a

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