If you are
passionate about making a difference in the lives of people residing at Oregon
State Hospital, please consider applying for a position on its advisory board.
State Hospital Advisory Board has the following positions to fill:
appointed by the governor and are subject to confirmation by the Senate.
Members shall serve four-year terms. The positions are unpaid and are eligible
State Hospital Advisory Board meets six times a year, on the third Thursday of
odd-numbered months. It’s charged with periodically reviewing state and federal
laws concerning OSH policies and procedures related to patient care, safety and
security. The board may make recommendations directly with the OSH superintendent,
Oregon Health Authority and the Oregon State Legislature.
years, the board has served as the rules advisory committee supporting
increased patient privacy. It’s also influenced policies concerning
reproductive health and treatment for patients who are unable to aid and assist
in their own defense due to a mental illness.
work supports the continued excellent care of patients at Oregon State
Hospital. If you are committed to supporting people with mental health
challenges become well and achieve their personal goals, please consider
applying for a position on the board.
are available online at http://www.oregon.gov/gov/admin/Pages/How_To_Apply.aspx.
information, contact Jacee Vangestel, assistant to the Oregon State Hospital
superintendent, at 503-945-2852 or email her at JACEE.M.VANGESTEL@state.or.us.