The Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center in Knoxville, Tennessee is seeking a board certified/eligible Radiation Oncologist to join its team of health care professionals providing next-generation radiotherapy to patients in the Southeastern United States. The ideal candidate will possess a well-rounded skill set to treat the whole patient and be self-motivated, willing to build community ties and develop patient referrals. He/She will display great interpersonal skills, a strong adherence to best practices, and a passion for patient care and team support. Proton Therapy experience is desirable, but not required.
This position will work closely with the Medical Director and fellow physicians for the strategic growth of the Proton Therapy program as well as development of protocols and processes for the center. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing comprehensive cancer care campus focusing on innovative patient care, research and education.
The Provision Healthcare campus is a partnership among several major healthcare providers including Tennessee Cancer Specialists (the largest Medical Oncology practice in East Tennessee), the Knoxville Comprehensive Breast Center (one of the largest breast health centers in the country), Provision Diagnostic Imaging, Provision Radiation Therapy, the Center for Biomedical Research, University Associated Radiologists, Provision Physical Therapy, and Provision Health and Wellness.
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Knoxville has treated over 2,500 patients in the last 5 years with pencil beam scanning using IBA’s latest equipment with two gantries and one fixed beam. Two additional treatment rooms with on-board CT imaging are being brought online using our proprietary ProNova Solutions equipment. Provision treated its first patient in 2018 using the ProNova Solutions equipment.
Provision CARES Proton Therapy Knoxville will be the center of a multi-site proton therapy center network with sister centers in Nashville and Orlando. Physicians and staff at the Knoxville center will be involved in the initial and ongoing training as well as protocol development of our new centers.
East Tennessee is a family oriented area that boasts of the nearby Great Smoky Mountains as well as many lakes, rivers, and streams. Knoxville is the home of the University of Tennessee and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, which brings quality education, culture, athletics, and diversity to the area.
About Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center, Knoxville
The Provision Center for Proton Therapy is a member of Provision Healthcare, nestled in the beautiful Dowell Springs campus. It is one of just 23 proton therapy treatment centers operating in the United States. Offering leading-edge treatment options for patients across the Southeast, we focus on personalized, comprehensive care in which our physicians walk with patients through each step of the process in a nurturing environment.
A member of the Provision Healthcare, the Center’s goal is to help make proton treatment options available for as many patients as possible. Our 90,000 sq. foot facility and the surrounding Dowell Springs campus provide a nurturing oasis for patients as they receive treatment.
With a wealth of resources, comprehensive care and knowledgeable specialists with years of experience, the Center serves as an ideal option for patients in need of cancer treatment.