REPORTS TO POSITION: Clinical Division Director: Cancer
DEPARTMENT: St. Charles Cancer Center
DATE LAST REVIEWED: 8/16/2021
OUR VISION: Creating America’s healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
POSITION OVERVIEW: Radiation Oncologist to join established practice of medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and specialty surgeons to provide full spectrum of cancer care in a hospital-based comprehensive cancer center located in central Oregon.
DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: Elekta linear accelerators, CT simulator with 3D and 4D, Raystation, MIM, Brainlab; Full support services: oncology rehab, social service, dietician, integrative oncology suite (acupuncture, massage, Reiki);
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES:
Practice and role model excellence in diagnosis, aligning treatment goals to patient values, definitive treatment, supportive care, follow-up care.
Practice medicine within the scope of license, training and credentialing.
Cooperate with other SCHS physicians and caregivers to insure optimal patient care.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care plans in alignment with evidence-based best practice
Collaborate with other members of the oncology care interdisciplinary team and referring providers to ensure a world-class patient experience.
Calculates dosages and administers medications accurately in accordance with SCHS policies and procedures for medication administration.
Document all patient care in the proper form and in a timely manner in compliance with hospital policies and regulatory agencies.
Delivers first rate customer service and/or patient care in a manner that promotes goodwill, and is timely, efficient and courteous.
May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned.
Acts as a leader and supports departmental goals and the vision, mission and values of the St. Charles Health System in all respects
Provides customer service in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care, respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance the safety and care experience for patients, caregivers and guests.
Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change; Contribute as necessary to assist in policy formation for the organization.
Participates in creating intentional relationships, and put a high level of focus on attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.
Is familiar with the organizational structure, communications systems and billing process; completes billing and coding documentation within time assigned.
Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all health system’s investigations and proceedings.
Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted to maintain privileges at a St. Charles Health System hospital sufficient to permit performance of job duties.
Increases understanding and collaboration throughout the medical community.
Maintain compliance of hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors.
Graduation from an accredited medical school.
Successful completion of an accredited residency program in Radiation Oncology
Successful completion of additional educational programs necessary to enable physician to acquire and maintain privileges to perform the range of services contemplated. This includes board eligibility/certification in the specialty being practiced.
Complete annual fire/safety, etc. education in-services as required.
Attend mandatory educational offerings as described in SCHS policies/procedures and/or as required by other regulatory bodies.
Complete annual CME as required to maintain license and appropriate Board certification.
Complete in a timely manner assigned Computer Based Learning modules.
Current license as MD /DO.
Board certified or eligible in Radiation Oncology. Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their residency or fellowship training are required to become board certified within seven years of residency or fellowship training.
Unrestricted Federal DEA number.
Unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS Inpatient locations.
Oregon license as MD/ DO
Federal DEA number registered in Oregon.
Experience or strong interest in GYN HDR brachytherapy
Experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in Radiation Oncology.
Experience using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) software.
Advanced written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
Experience working in a team environment and proven ability to collaborate, manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies to achieve expected results.
Three or more years active practice in Radiation Oncology.
Epic EMR software experience.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.
ADDITIONAL POSITION INFORMATION
Continually (75% or more)
Standing & Walking
Using a Clear and Audible Speaking Voice
Hearing at Normal Speech Levels.
Lifting, Carrying & Pushing / Pulling up to 25 lbs.
Bending, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching
Lifting, Carrying & Pushing / Pulling 25lbs. to 50 lbs.
**Nothing in this job description is intended, nor shall be interpreted, as a grant or approval of medical staff membership or clinical privileges. By law and applicable accreditation standards, medical staff membership and clinical privileges can be granted or approved only by a hospital’s medical staff and governing body. Employment processes and requirements, which are governed primarily by the human resources policies of St. Charles, are separate and distinct from medical staff membership and clinical privileging processes and requirements, which are governed primarily by the bylaws and policies of the hospital medical staff. Accordingly, employed physicians and providers of St. Charles are required at all relevant times not only to satisfy the requirements and perform the duties set forth in this job description, but, also, to satisfy the requirements and perform the duties for obtaining and maintain appropriate medical staff membership and clinical privileges.