The Radiation Oncology Service is a part of a large, complex, VA Medical Center with consults and referrals from VISN Medical Centers and outpatient clinics. The staff Radiation Oncologist reports to the Chief, Radiation Oncology Service, Chief of Staff, and Medical Center Director. Functions locally as a team member of the Radiation Oncology Service with a regular interface with the Chief of Radiation Oncology Service. . Major Duties include but are not limited to: Responsible for all functions which fall under the scope of care of Radiation Oncology Service (ROS). These include clinical and administrative management, either directly or through delegated authority of the following: Initial Patient evaluation Patient simulation, radiation treatment plan and prescription Patient management during treatment Follow up care post treatment Consultation with other services Provide emergency care 24 hours a day 365 days a year Research initiatives Resident supervision/education Works with and is supported by Radiation Oncology Service leadership. Provides direct clinical and administrative oversight for mid-level practitioners, physics, dosimetry, radiation therapists and other clinical staff as assigned. Responsible for providing services in an efficient, high-quality, cost effective manner within budget allocation. Contributes to the development, maintenance ·and enhancement of relations with internal and external entities including but not limited to: medical and nursing schools, therapist training programs, local public and private health care entities, colleagues in other Patient Services and Integrated Services such as Information Technology, Laboratory, and Business Office, labor, and VISN. Participates in Radiation Oncology Service strategic planning, Participates 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 Service on call schedule. Performance reflects and demonstrates support of the Chief, Radiation Oncology Service, Chief of Staff, Medical Center Director's, VISN Network and national goals. Participates in regular peer review activities. Reactions on the part of the patient require immediate attention so harm does not come to the patient. Must be alert to patient's condition and disorders. Maintains patient records and files. Follows HIPPA guidelines regarding patient information. Ensures timely completion of daily clinic notes with accurate documentation and coding of service rendered. Practices radiation safety in order to reduce exposure to patients, staff, and self, in compliance with department and VA radiation safety procedures to maintain occupational exposures "as tow as reasonable achievable" (ALARA). Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm Financial Disclosure Report: Not required Relocation and Recruitment Incentive : Authorized
Internal Number: 600128300
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