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    This vacancy announcement is for a fee-for-service Radiation Oncologist. If selected, you will be paid $1,600 per clinic. 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.

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    This position is located in the Radiation Oncology Service, Albany Stratton VA Medical Center (SVAMC), Albany, New York and supports the Network 2 Mission to care for our Veterans with compassion and excellence. This position is responsible for providing a broad range of Radiation Oncology services to Veterans receiving care at the VAMC. Duties and responsibilities are carried out throughout the Medical Center. The Physician follows established guidelines, ethics, and policies and protocols of the Radiation Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, Department of VHA, and the profession. Each Radiation Oncology Specialist functions as a cooperative and collegial team member with the entire staff.

    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
    Work Schedule: Intermittent.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/541367000. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.