Cancer Center

Social Worker

Type: PRN
Education: The position requires a minimum of bachelor’s degree in social work or an equivalent degree. Knowledge of crisis intervention, grief and bereavement. .
Hours: Varied
Experience: The position should have at least one year’s social work experience, preferably in health care. Oncology experience preferred. Health system navigation experience preferred
Skills: Must be able to deal with multiple tasks and with a variety of people, including department staff, patients, families, community resources, other hospital staff and physicians. Must be able to work effectively with patients and families of all ages. Must be able to handle multiple deadlines in a busy environment. Must have the ability to learn complicated regulations and be able to access resources. Must be able to write legibly and communicate effectively and be able to perform certain computer functions. Must be able to use deductive thinking and be able to use established counseling skills. Knowledgeable of oncology treatment and psychosocial implications.
Description:

 

This position is responsible for providing individualized assistance to cancer patients/families/caregivers to help overcome healthcare system barriers and facilitate timely access to quality health and psychosocial care from pre-diagnosis through all phases of the cancer experience.    Services provided by Social Service include assisting patients and their families in navigating patients through the oncology treatment process by serving as facilitator between patient and providers to address social, emotional, and economic issues associated with illness or injury.  Crisis intervention, , continuity of care, financial assistance and referrals to community resources, while interacting with interdisciplinary team.  . to plan, implement and evaluate appropriate education and care and works to resolve cancer health disparities and provide indivualized assistance to the patient.

 

Certified Dosimetrist II

Type: PRN
Education: Required: Graduate of a university or hospital medical dosimetry program where curriculum is twelve (12) months or longer, or registered radiation therapy technologist with training in dosimetry under the supervision of a Board Certified Medical Physicist. Licensure: Current certification with the Medical Dosimetry Certification Board.
Hours: Dayshift
Experience: Preferred: Experience with RayStation, Tomotherapy Planning, and MIM. Three to five years of experience in Radiation Oncology as a Dosimetrist. Will consider new graduates with preferred equipment experience.
Skills: Thorough knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and contouring on 3D data sets. Must possess the ability to evaluate radiographs, CT, MR, PET, nuclear medicine scans, etc. Advanced understanding of radiation biology and physics. Knowledgeable of cancer and its prognosis; knowledge of current radiation and oncology procedures; familiar with treatment planning software and the ability to do minor troubleshooting.
Description:

This position is primarily responsible for planning radiation treatments in accordance with the physician’s prescription under the direction of the Radiation Oncologist and the Medical Physicist.  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). 

Oncology Data Research Analyst

Type: PRN
Education: Associates degree or higher required with CTR ( Certified Tumor Registrar) status required.
Hours: Varied
Experience: At least three years experience in medical records or related field.
Skills: Must possess knowledge of human anatomy as it relates to disease, experience and basic knowledge of computer software and keyboard skills. Must possess ability to concentrate for extended periods of time and extract pertinent information. Must be able to work well under pressure. Strong oral and written communication skills. Able to organize work in a well organized manner. Cooperative, congenial and positive behavior exhibited.
Description:

 

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 maintaining the cancer registry data in accordance with the standards of the American College of Surgeons. Performs registry activities of case finding, abstracting, coding and staging cases, follow up, data entry and data retrieval.

Radiation Therapist

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of accredited school of Radiation Therapy. Certified with American Registry Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy Technology (ARRT).
Hours: Dayshift; Varied
Experience: Registry or registry eligible as RTT. Two years working experience in Radiation Therapy Preferred.
Skills: Knowledge in Radiation Oncology, the principles governing radiation safety, use, and application of radiation to the healing arts. Ability to operate all equipment in the department necessary in providing patient treatments, able to handle incapacitated and difficult patients, and remain calm in a crisis situation.
Description:

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 accurately administering radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologist.  Assists as a liaison between patient physician and nursing staff.  Explains treatment procedures to patients and their family members when asked.  Reinforces recommendations and instructions to the patient concerning reaction to treatment and care of radiation area.

Registered Nurse

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license.
Hours: 8a-4:30p, Varied
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
Description:

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.