This vacancy announcement is for a fee-for-service Radiation Oncologist. If selected, you will be paid $1,600 per clinic visit. The Albany VA Radiation Oncology Department has a dedicated and fully staffed team of Physicians, Physicists, Dosimetrists, Radiation Therapists, and Nurses.
Our department uses Newly Installed Varian Truebeam Accelerator, Tomotherapy Hi-Art Treatment System, Eclipse and Tomotherapy treatment Planning system, Velocity, Aria, and Phillips Big Bore CT Simulator.
The Radiation Oncology Specialist is charged with delivering the best possible Radiation Oncology services to our Veteran patients. The Radiation Oncology Specialist will perform indicated services for conditions in both in-patient and out-patient clinical settings, including telemedicine. This care must be delivered in accordance with hospital policy and meet community standards and pertains to outpatients as well as inpatients. The Radiation Oncology Specialist works within her or his privileges at all times. The Radiation Oncology Specialist is expected to maintain current knowledge and skills. She or he must be able to deliver interventions throughout the full spectrum of Radiation Oncology; i.e.s/he is expected to maintain good diagnostic and therapeutic acumen.
Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:
· Radiation Treatment Planning
· Radiation Oncology Clinic Patient Assessment
· Clinic Follow-Up Visits
· Radiation Oncology Peer Review and Chart Rounds
· Radiation Oncology Strategic Planning
· Serving as an information resource and radiation oncology expert for colleagues, residents, medical and nursing students and ancillary staff
· SRS Treatment and Planning
· SBRT Treatment and Planning
· United States Citizenship: Non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.
· Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine. The degree must have been obtained from one of the schools approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs for the year in which the course of study was completed.
· Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
· Completion of residency training, or its equivalent, approved by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in an accredited core specialty training program leading to eligibility for board certification.
· Proficiency in spoken and written English.
· Physical requirements outlined below.
Additional Salary Information: Per clinic visit
Internal Number: 19-169
About Stratton VA Medical Center
The Stratton VA Medical Center, part of the NY/NJ VA Health Care Network, is located in the heart of Albany. Albany, the capital city of New York, the seat of Albany County, and the central city of New York's Capital District, is roughly 140 miles north of New York City and sits on the west bank of the Hudson River. Opened in 1951, our Medical Center serves 22 counties of Upstate New York, Western Massachusetts and Vermont. Patient Centered care is our approach to delivering healthcare to our Veterans. This philosophy gives patients and their families the chance to work closely with their healthcare providers to create more personalized care plans.