Rules For Licensure Of Volunteer Camp Physicians

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Published: 2015

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DIVISION 28
RULES FOR LICENSURE OF VOLUNTEER CAMP PHYSICIANS

847-028-0000
Preamble
A physician granted a license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization:
(1) Is subject to all the provisions of the Medical Practice Act (ORS Chapter 677), and to all the administrative rules of the Oregon Medical Board.
(2) Has the same duties and responsibilities and is subject to the same penalties and sanctions as any other physician licensed under ORS Chapter 677.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 677.265

Stats. Implemented: ORS 677.100, ORS 677.110, ORS 677.120

Hist.: BME 3-2002, f. & cert. ef. 1-28-02
847-028-0010
Qualifications
(1) The Oregon Medical Board may issue a license for the voluntary provision of health care services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization to a physician who has a current license to practice medicine in another state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, provided that:
(a) The physician practices medicine for no more than 14 days in a calendar year at a camp operated by a non-profit organization;
(b) Renders services within the scope of practice authorized by the physician's license;
(c) Holds a current license that has not been suspended or revoked and is not under current disciplinary action (order) pursuant to disciplinary proceedings in any jurisdiction;
(d) Is not under internal review or discipline in any hospital, clinic, or health care facility; and
(e) Is not under disciplinary investigation by any medical licensing authority that issued the physician a state license to practice medicine.
(f) Must otherwise meet the standards of licensure under ORS 677.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 677.265

Stats. Implemented: ORS 677.100, ORS 677.110, ORS 677.120

Hist.: BME 3-2002, f. & cert. ef. 1-28-02
847-028-0020
Limitations
(1) A license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization does not permit a physician to practice medicine in the state of Oregon except when engaging in the provision of health care services at a camp operated by a non-profit organization.
(2) A license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization is not a limited license per ORS 677.132.
(3) A physician issued a license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization shall not:
(a) Act as a dispensing physician as described in ORS 677.010(5);
(b) Treat a person within this state for intractable pain, per ORS 677.470, ORS 677.489;
(c) Act as a supervising physician of an Oregon licensed Physician Assistant as defined in ORS 677.495(4);
(d) Act as a supervising physician of an Oregon-certified First Responder or Emergency Medical Technician as defined in ORS 682.245;
(e) Be eligible for any tax credit provided by ORS 316.076;
(f) Participate in the Rural Health Services Program under ORS 442.550 to 442.570; or
(g) Assert a lien for services under ORS 87.555.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 677.265

Stats. Implemented: ORS 677.100, ORS 677.110, ORS 677.120

Hist.: BME 3-2002, f. & cert. ef. 1-28-02
847-028-0030
Application
(1) When applying for a license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization, the physician shall submit to the Board the completed application, fees, documents, letters, and any other information required by the Board for physician (MD/DO) licensure as stated in OAR 847, division 020.
(2) A physician applying for a license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization who has not completed the process within a 12 month consecutive period shall file a new application, documents, letters and pay a full filing fee as if filing for the first time.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 677.265

Stats. Implemented: ORS 677.100, 677.265

Hist.: BME 3-2002, f. & cert. ef. 1-28-02; BME 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-24-07
847-028-0040
Medical Records and Personal Appearance
A physician granted a license to volunteer medical services at a camp operated by a nonprofit organization shall:
(1) Comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations in this state governing the maintenance of patient medical records, including patient confidentiality requirements, regardless of the state where the medical records of any patient within this state are maintained; and
(2) Produce patient medical records or other materials as requested by the Board and appear before the Board following receipt of a written notice issued by the Board. Failure of the physician to appear or to produce records or materials as requested shall constitute grounds for disciplinary action per ORS 677.190.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 677.265

Stats. Implemented: ORS 677.100, ORS 677.110, ORS 677.120

Hist.: BME 3-2002, f. & cert. ef. 1-28-02

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