Job Description

Medical Oncologist

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Provides the Mother Standard of care to oncology patients across the adult and geriatric spectrum. Coordinates a course of treatment for cancer patients with the rest of their oncology team, which can include nurses, advanced practice professionals, social workers, rehabilitation therapists, dietitians, radiologists, surgeons and pathologists. They prescribe various types of treatment, such as chemotherapy, medications and hormones.

Typical job duties include making cancer diagnoses, keeping records of patients' test results and physical examinations, writing prescriptions, providing specific cancer information to patients, monitoring treatment plans and improving patients' quality of life. Explain cancer development stages to patients discuss treatment options and assist in pain management. They care for patients throughout the entire course of cancer treatment, from diagnosis to recovery or death.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for ordering testing, which may include biopsy, imaging procedures and blood test so as to achieve a specific diagnosis.  Reviews test results and determines the stage as well as the type of cancer.  Provides patient with detailed information regarding cancer, the prognosis of the disease and possible interventions or treatment options that the patient may undergo and obtain informed consent as appropriate. 
  • Monitor patients starting from their diagnosis until the entire process of treatment. Responsible in developing treatment plans according to a great number of factors which covers the nature and type of cancer as well as the patient’s preferences. Orders diagnostic test in order to determine patient’s progress with treatment.
  • Work to ensure patients feel comfortable through treating their pain and managing any side-effects of the chemotherapy given.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

Education: Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Licensure: Arizona Physician’s License

Certification: Board Eligible or Board Certified in Medical Oncology by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine.

Training: Residency in Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology Fellowship

Both accredited by the ACGME, the AOA, or equivalent. 

PREFERRED

2 years of medical oncology experience

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

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