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    Summary

    The Radiation Oncologist will provide radiation oncology physician services to Veterans at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, PR. Under the supervision of the Chief, Radiation Oncologist, the physician provides direct clinical and administrative oversight for mid-level practitioners, physics, dosimetry, radiation therapists and other clinical staff as assigned.

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    Responsibilities

    The overall responsibilities typically includes, but are not limited to:
    -Provides initial evaluation and subsequent management of both outpatients and inpatients in response to consultation requests from referring physicians or other clinical services.
    -Utilizes various radiation modalities to include both photons and electrons, as well as mixed beam techniques.
    -Monitors treatment delivery and follow up on post-treatment progress.
    -Practices radiation safety to reduce exposure to patients, staff, and self, in compliance with department and VA radiation safety procedures to maintain occupational exposures "as low as reasonable achievable" (ALARA).
    -Performs Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT).
    -Conducts patient simulation, radiation treatment plan and prescription.
    -Performs treatment and planning goals.
    -Participates in Research initiatives.
    -Performs residents supervision/education.

    Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Required to be on Call. (Due to the critical nature of this position which involves direct patient care candidate must be willing to work extended and/or irregular hours including weekends and Holidays).

    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/510020200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.