Medical Team Provider Information

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Each team will have at least 1 primary care physician specializing in:

  • Family Practice
  • Pediatrics
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Specialists from the following areas will be paired with a primary care provider:

  • General Surgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Gastroenterology
  • Rheumatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology
  • Pulmonary
  • Nephrology

Non-Oregon physicians will need to obtain licensure from the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners.

Role of a Physician
  • Screen patients for 30 minutes after each meal or until all the patients are seen.
  • Serve as a backup for medical advice to other Medical Team members.
  • Decide whether a given medical condition can safely be treated on the property or requires transport to an outside facility. Physicians are urged to make such decisions keeping in mind their background and training and the limited facilities available at the Washington Family Ranch.
  • Determine the mode of transport for patients requiring treatment at another facility and discuss the patient with the receiving facility prior to transport, when appropriate.
  • Assist with check-in of camper medication on Day 1.

Registered Nurse

All registered nurses must have an Oregon License. For information on how to obtain an Oregon License, visit the Oregon State Board of Nursing website.
Role of a Registered Nurse
  • Triage patients with physicians after every meal for 30 minutes or until all the patients are seen.
    • Assist physician in exams and treatments as required.
    • Remain in the room while the physician examines patients (as appropriate).
    • Assist in completing and filing patient documentation as necessary.
    • Maintain cleanliness and organization of exam rooms.
  • Clean, sterilize, and store reusable equipment.
  • Notify your Medical Team Host if ANY emergency drugs or IV fluids are used or if other supplies or medications are critically low.
  • Complete and document an opiate control count with another Medical Team member at the beginning and end of assigned camp dates and whenever any opiates are dispensed.
  • Obtain and file medical release forms in the Infirmary. Scan forms for critical health problems and/or medications that should be turned in to the medical team.
  • Assist in administering registered medication to campers after each meal.
  • Initiate follow-up visits with guests and staff.


All EMTs and Paramedics must have an Oregon license.  For information on how to obtain reciprocity or an Oregon license, please visit the Oregon EMS Trauma Systems website.
Role of an EMT-Paramedic
  • Attend all scheduled camp activities (i.e. Obstacle Course, Field Games, Pool Olympics, etc.) and be available to triage traumatic injuries or medical conditions.
  • Assist physicians in determining transportation needs for emergent and non-emergent patients.
  • Monitor radio for response needs.
  • Maintain the inventory of EMS kits in the medical vehicle and re-supply if used.
  • Be familiar with Air Link procedures.
  • Assist in administering registered medication to campers after each meal.
Contact Us

Washington Family Ranch
1 Muddy Rd
Antelope, OR, 97001

CALL US: (541) 489-3100
FAX: (541) 306-6639

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