Cancer Center

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Registered Nurse Apply
8a-4:30p, Varied

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel.  

EDUCATION:  Graduate of a school of professional nursing.  Current Tennessee RN license. 

EXPERIENCE:  Oncology certification preferred.  Two years experience in acute care nursing with minimum one year experience in oncology required.  Must pass chemotherapy certification  course in order to adminstrator chemotherapy.  Knowledge of oncology treatments and side effect management. 

SKILLS:  BLS required at hire or during orientation, IV Qualified 

Medical Physicist Apply

The Oncology Staff will work with the following age groups based upon individual responsibility, training, and competency: Adults (age 18 years- 64 years) and Geriatrics’ (age 65 + years).  This position is responsible for physics leadership and  support in the Cancer Center on a day-to-day basis. Maintains all state and federal licensing guidelines and requirements. Commissions new equipment and serves as the Radiation Safety Officer for the radiotherapy service.

1.  EDUCATION:  PhD and/or Masters Degree in Physics or related field.  Board Certified in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics by The American Board of Radiology (ABR).


2.  EXPERIENCE: Three to four years clinical experience preferred.  Strong background in the development of new radiation therapy techniques. Experience in 3D planning, IMRT dosimetry, and Brachytherapy services.


 3.  SKILLS: Effectively performs the duties associated with medical physics.  Performs accurate dose calculations, appropriate machine calibrations, monitors quality assurance issues with respect to the accelerators, simulator and treatment planning system.  Participates in quality assurance and performance improvement activities for the department. Communicates effectively both orally and in writing. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills with staff and patients.



Director, Oncology Apply

The Director will be responsible for the successful operation of the Cancer program (Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology) including development of budget, goals/objective and policies/procedures. An oncology knowledge base is essential to actively promote Cancer Center activities. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is accountable for providing vision, leadership, and promoting innovation in developing and implementing strategies and polices to provide high quality patient care in a cost-effective manner.

Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying and documenting oncology best practices
  • Manages the cancer registry, cancer program accreditation efforts, Clinical Trials, Patient Navigation Services, Nutrition, Social Work and related activities.
  • Coordinates with Marketing to expand oncology services and increase market share, through both external marketing efforts and internal analysis.
  • Coordinates communication between the Cancer Center, Administration, Marketing, Oncology Committee, Nursing Service, Radiation Oncology and other involved areas.
  • Actively represents CRMC in the Community in a manner that reflects CRMC’s Mission, Vision and values
  • Manage oncology revenue cycle team to ensure positive margins in the oncology service line

This position places strong emphasis on the following outcomes: delivery of quality services, applying best practices, creating a highly-effective work unit, developing and retaining excellent personnel including nurses, social workers and nurse navigators. The Director will work closely with the Medical Staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • MBA Preferred
  • 3-5 Years Oncology Management required