(1) Each superintendent shall:
(a) Have custody of the residents of the institution under jurisdiction of the superintendent.
(b) Direct the care, custody and training of the residents unless otherwise directed by law or by rule.
(c) Adopt sanitary measures for the health and comfort of the residents.
(d) Promote the mental, moral and physical welfare and development of the residents.
(e) Enjoy the other powers and privileges and perform the other duties that are prescribed by law or by rule or that naturally attach themselves to the position of superintendent.
(f) Designate a physician licensed by the Oregon Medical Board to serve as chief medical officer as provided in ORS 426.020 and 427.010, who will be directly responsible to the superintendent for administration of the medical treatment programs at the institution and assume such other responsibilities as are assigned by the superintendent.
(2) The Director of the Department of Corrections or the Director of Human Services shall prescribe for their respective institutions:
(a) The duties of the superintendents where the duties are not prescribed by law.
(b) The additional duties, beyond those prescribed by law, that the Director of the Department of Corrections or the Director of Human Services considers necessary for the good of the public service. [Amended by 1969 c.391 §14; 1969 c.597 §34; 1979 c.683 §4; 1987 c.320 §120; 2001 c.900 §36]Section: Previous 179.321 179.323 179.325 179.330 179.331 179.340 179.350 179.360 179.370 179.375 179.380 179.385 179.390 179.400 179.405 Next
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