Oregon Statutes - Chapter 678 - Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators - Section 678.034 - Hospitals to notify board of nurses employed to meet temporary staffing shortage.

(1) Hospitals and long term care facilities employing nurses under ORS 678.031 (7)(e) and (f) shall notify the Oregon State Board of Nursing in writing of the number of nurses so employed, the times of employment, the nature of the staffing shortage and certify that there is no labor dispute affecting nurses at the hospital or long term care facility. In addition, at the request of the board, the hospital or long term care facility shall provide documentation that the nurses so employed are licensed and in good standing in another state or United States territory.

(2) Nurses employed in this state under ORS 678.031 (7)(e) and (f), at the time of employment, also must apply for an Oregon license by indorsement. [1981 c.369 §1a; 2001 c.465 §3; 2001 c.568 §2]

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