Alliance Cancer Care of Arizona is currently seeking a Radiation Oncologist to join an existing free-standing radiation oncology cancer care center, located in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona.
Alliance Cancer Care of Arizona currently has locations that cover 4 cover Scottsdale, Sun City, Sun City West and Casa Grande. The new physician will enjoy an excellent salary and benefits. This is a great location that allows for an excellent quality of life with extensive outdoor recreation opportunities and is a short distance to metro Phoenix which offers a wide variety of cultural/entertainment options.
The ideal candidate will have post-residency clinical experience in Radiation Oncology, experience in practice building, experience in SRS, SBRT, and HDR treatment modalities, and excellent interpersonal skills providing the ability to work closely with other team members and physicians in the community. An AZ medical license is required prior to the start of employment.
ESSSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
Interfaces with patients for purposes of diagnosing conditions of patients, and is responsible for developing an individual treatment plan based on the patient’s medical history, physical examination, review of laboratory tests, X-ray studies, and biopsies.
Recommends and orders test to determine extent of illness or help diagnose condition.
Works with medical radiation physicists and dosimetrists to calculate and deliver the exact dose of radiation to the cancer tissue.
Responsible for prescribing medications, radiation treatment planning, and delineation of radiation targets.
Monitors patients for side effects, and adjusts dosage as necessary.
Interface and review with physics as well as dosimetry regarding treatment plan.
Ensure quality and accuracy of patient positioning systems for planning or treatment are in place.
Responsible for transcription of patients’ visits for purposes of recording treatment plan.
Ability to lead physician office staff for purposes of planning and accomplishing goals.
Prior working in an Oncology setting, preferably in Radiation Oncology.
Requires a thorough and detailed knowledge of the physical and geometric characteristics of radiation equipment and radioactive sources.
Detailed knowledge of radiation, human anatomy, pharmacology, chemistry biochemistry, genetics and oncology.
Education and/or Experience:
Doctor of Medicine Degree required or foreign equivalent.
Board Certification from the American Board of Radiology and license to practice medicine is required.