Cancer Center

Scheduler

Type: PRN
Education: High School Graduate Required. Knowledge of medical anatomy and physiology preferred.
Hours: 7a-5p, Varied
Experience: Previous experience in a medical setting involving clerical and basic medical terminology preferred. At least one year experience in medical office setting required.
Description:
This position is responsible for performing secretarial, clerical, communication, customer service, basic medical terminology, Front Office Oncology scheduling, interacting directly with the Oncologists and clinical oncology staff. Personnel in this position must understand and operate information systems software including, but not limited to Scheduling, One Content and Fax system. This position is also be responsible for exercising professional judgment while performing services in a demeanor complimentary to customer service and medical ethics.

The position requires successful interaction with child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age specific groups. Patient care responsibility for the reception waiting area, when called upon during a disaster recall situation and at other times (when in the best interest of patient care) as requested

Other duties as assigned.

Radiation Physicist

Type: FT
Education: Masters Degree Required, PhD and/or Masters Degree in Physics or related field
Hours: 8a-5p
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. 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.
Description:

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. Other duties as assigned.

Oncology Authorization Specialist

Type: PRN
Education: Minimum of high school diploma with business-related subjects; Knowledge of third party billing and medical terminology/ICD-9, ICD-10 and CPT coding guidelines. Fluent in assigning diagnosis codes based on ICD-9/ICD-10 coding nomenclature. Certified coder preferred.
Hours: 7a-5p
Experience: At least 2 years experience in medical office billing. Experience dealing with third party payment systems
Skills: Must possess strong knowledge of general billing and collection procedures, charge entry, knowledge of billing software and billing guidelines. Proficient knowledge of computers and able to use Microsoft office products. Must have a complete command of medical terminology, the ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team, manage multiple tasks and function independently. Must be able to adapt to changing work environment and work well under pressure. Must work well with patients have excellent customer service skills. Independent judgment required to determine appropriate techniques when collecting unpaid bills and negotiating patient payments
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 oncology billing processes including registration, authorization/pre-certification, charge entry, coding, billing, followup, collections and financial counseling for patients

Radiation Therapist

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of accredited school of Radiation Therapy. Certified with American Registry Radiologic Technologists in Radiation Therapy Technology (ARRT).
Hours: 7a-5p
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. 

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). 

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.