The Radiation Oncologist is a self-directed professional who assumes a staff physician role in direct and indirect management of Radiation Oncology patients through the coordination of care with physicians, health professionals and hospital systems. The role is assigned to the Radiology department in Memphis, Tennessee. Duties include, but are not limited to: Physician works with and is supported by Radiation Oncology leadership. Provides direct clinical and administrative oversight for mid-level practitioners, physics, dosimetry, radiation therapists and other clinical staff, as assigned. You will also be responsible for providing services in an efficient, high-quality, cost effective manner within budget allocation. Works with Section Chief and other staff, as appropriate, supports operation issues/problems resolution in a logical, step-wise fashion. Participates in a forum in which staff identifies, communicates and resolves issues related to Radiation Oncology Service, medical center and support operations according to VISN-wide mandates. Participates in Radiation Oncology Service strategic planning. The physician will take part in local administrative, management, quality assurance and other assignments, meetings or committees. Provides direct patient care as a consultant in outpatient clinics and/or inpatient wards and will participate in the Radiation Oncology "On Call" schedule. Required Knowledge Base: 3D External Planning Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) Sterotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT) Computerized Treatment Planning Systems (TPS) CT Scan Planning Electronic Portal Imaging Device (EPID) On Board Imaging (OBI) Electron Treatment Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Financial Disclosure Report: Required
Providing Health Care for Veterans: The Veterans Health Administration is America’s largest integrated health care system, providing care at 1,255 health care facilities, including 170 medical centers and 1,074 outpatient sites of care of varying complexity (VHA outpatient clinics), serving 9 million enrolled Veterans each year.