“Radiation oncology group seeking a Radiation Oncologist for hospital based practices in and near Flint, MI. The position has an academic affiliation and is part of a multi-site, community-based practice with a private practice income track. Each center is part of an NCI designated cancer network through the Karmanos Cancer Institute which also provides medical oncology, surgical oncology, Breast Surgery, gynecologic oncology, Head and Neck surgical Oncology support.
Facilities are equipped with the latest Varian linear accelerators, HDR brachytherapy, LDR brachytherapy, Aria/Eclipse, SRS, SBRT, radioisotopes, and 4D CT simulator. Flint also has the largest of two proton therapy centers in Michigan and is exclusively using intensity modulated proton therapy (IMPT) with pencil beam scanning technology and cone beam CT imaging guidance. The proton Center has 2 operational gantry rooms and 3rd gantry in development. Proton center is integrated with the photon center in a Multispecialty Karmanos Cancer Institute Cancer Building in Flint.
Through the Karmanos Cancer Network, there is access to a significant portfolio of radiation specific investigator initiated and cooperative group clinical trials. The robust enrollment into clinical trials within the Network has been recognized as a top NRG accrual site. Research support is provided through the Karmanos Cancer Institute, and if there is interest, there are opportunities for leadership development.
The radiation oncology group covers 6 community based cancer centers that are part of the Karmanos Cancer Network, which includes Flint, Lapeer, Owosso, Lansing, Bay City, and Mt. Pleasant. All centers have ACR accreditation and meet the highest quality standards as measured by statewide quality consortiums. The EMR and TPS is standardized between all centers and managed on a single database. All centers are staffed with proper physics, dosimetry, nurses, radiation therapists, and support services.”
Searching for a well-trained, enthusiastic Radiation Oncologist with good interpersonal skills.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive
well trained, enthusiastic RO with good communication skills. Board certification preferred. Proton experience/training preferred. Research experience preferred.
Internal Number: 48532
About Karmanos Cancer Institute at McLaren Flint
Karmanos Cancer Institute, Flint Michigan Radiation Oncology Department is a progressive, academically oriented group practice covering a state-of-the-art, NCI designated, hospital-based, integrated proton-photon practice. The practice has a well-established photon therapy program that utilizes Philips Simulator Equipment as well as 5 linacs, including TrueBeam, TomoTherapy, and Varian Gamma Med Plus to deliver state-of-the-art IG-IMRT, SRS, SBRT and brachytheraphy (LDR and HDR) and Proton Therapy Center. The facility is equipped with a Proton Radiance 330 synchrotron with 250 MeV treatment and pencil beam scanning, 3 gantry rooms, and a ceiling mounted robotic cone-beam CT for image guidance. Eclipse treatment planning system and ARIA record and verification systems are used for both photons and protons. Support Staff includes 4 radiation oncologists, 5 proton experienced physicists, 4 photon physicists, 5 dosimetrists, 5 nurses, and 11 therapists. A hospitality house was recently constructed adjacent to the proton center for the ease of patients that reside outside of the area seeking treatment at our facility.
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