(1) The superintendent of an institution other than an institution within the jurisdiction of the Department of Human Services shall, subject to the approval of the Director of Human Services or the Director of the Department of Corrections, appoint in the manner provided by law all assistants, officers and other employees at the institution under the jurisdiction of the superintendent. The superintendent may suspend or remove an assistant, officer or other employee in the manner provided by law, reporting all acts of suspension or removal to the Director of Human Services or Director of the Department of Corrections for approval or disapproval. The Director of Human Services or Director of the Department of Corrections shall fix the salaries of assistants, officers and employees where their salary is not fixed by law. The Director of Human Services or Director of the Department of Corrections shall, subject to any applicable provisions of the State Personnel Relations Law, suspend or discharge any subordinate of a superintendent when public service requires such action.
(2) The Director of Human Services or a designee at each facility under jurisdiction of the Department of Human Services shall, as provided by law, appoint, suspend or discharge an employee of the department. The Director of Human Services may designate up to three employees at each facility to act in the name of the director in accordance with ORS 240.400.
(3) In addition to or in lieu of employing physicians, the Director of the Department of Corrections or the designee thereof may contract for the personal services of physicians licensed to practice medicine by the Oregon Medical Board to serve as medical advisors for the Department of Human Services. Advisors under such contracts shall be directly responsible for administration of medical treatment programs at penal and correctional institutions, as defined in ORS 421.005. [Amended by 1969 c.597 §37; 1973 c.807 §1; 1987 c.78 §1; 1987 c.320 §123a; 2001 c.900 §39]Section: Previous 179.340 179.350 179.360 179.370 179.375 179.380 179.385 179.390 179.400 179.405 179.410 179.420 179.430 179.440 179.450 Next
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