The Medical Oncologist/Hematologist will be responsible for managing the care and treatment of cancer patients. The Medical Oncologist/Hematologist will work closely with center team members to implement treatment plans and monitor progress.
- Work with patients to discuss and understand treatment options and assist in managing the side effects and symptoms of the treatment.
- Communicate effectively with patients, families and center team members.
- Capable of handling stressful situations, making informed decisions and giving emotional support to patients and their families.
- Documenting and coordinating treatment plans for each patient.
- Evaluate and assess the physiologic and psychological responsiveness of each patients response to treatment.
- Performing administrative tasks, such as keeping patients notes and records updated, writing prescriptions, providing education information to patients and monitoring treatment plans.
- Respond to patient and referring physician needs and concerns regarding patients treatment as expeditiously as possible.
- Attend any required clinic meetings.
- Promote cooperation and teamwork among other physicians and team members of the clinic.
- Comply with all credentialing, quality assurance and utilization review criteria that are adopted by the Company.
- Adhere to the companys code of conduct and compliance program requirements.
- Comply with all rules, regulations, policies and procedures regarding medical record documentation and coding accuracy standards, established by the Company.
- Maintain values consistent with the professions code of ethics and scope of practice as well as adhering to national, company standards, policies and procedures regarding treatment delivery and patient care.
- Participate in continuing education programs that are required to maintain clinical competency.
- Perform any other functions as required
Qualifications and Education Requirements
- MD or MD/PhD with medical training specifically in oncology and or hematology-oncology.
- Must be Board certified and/or Board eligible in hematology/oncology with a state license in good standing.
- If Board eligible, must be willing to take the boards and successfully pass within 12 months.
- Ability to interpret clinical, genomic and efficacy data.
- Motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.
- Through and up-to-date working knowledge of cancers and cancer treatment options.
- Technical skills to operate medical equipment and tools related to cancer treatment.
- Ability to effectively communicate with patients, technicians, fellow medical professionals and other clinic team members.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Strong leadership and team building skills. Excellent judgment, dependability, conscientious performance. Detail oriented. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills. Caring and empathetic. High ethical standards. Self-confidence.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, employee is required to walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach hands and arms; talk and hear. Employee must lift and/or move 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distant vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, speech clarity, climb, balance, and stoop, kneel, and bend.
Work environment : While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to environmental risk of radiation exposure, and biohazard exposure.