The Background Check Unit (BCU) provides background check services and support to all DHS and Oregon Health Authority (OHA) divisions for employment purposes, for those who provide services or seek to provide services as a contractor, subcontractor, vendor or volunteer, or are employed by qualified entities that provide care and are licensed, certified, registered or otherwise regulated by DHS or OHA.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - 9/27/2019:
In compliance with Senate Bill 725, newly passed legislation from the 2019 Session, BCU has updated its administrative rules, effective 9/27/2019. These rule updates are temporary and will be followed up with permanent rule filing in 2020. Details and links regarding the new rules are on BCU’s web page, RULES AND POLICY.
IMPORTANT NOTICE - 09/13/2019:
BCU is announcing the move from CRIMS to new software! Training information will be sent in October. See BCU’s new web page, ORCHARDS.