Radiation Oncologist Job Description

radiation oncologist job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Radiation Oncologist Job Description

A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer using radiation therapy.

A radiation oncologist may often collaborate with other specialists and members of his “team”, such as medical oncologists, surgeons, and radiologists, in the comprehensive care of patients.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Radiation Oncologist to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience in treating cancer patients with radiation therapy. If you are a compassionate and experienced doctor, we encourage you to apply.

Radiation Oncologist Duties:

  • Plan, administer, monitor, and evaluate radiation therapy treatment protocols according to departmental guidelines
  • Recognize, diagnose, treat, and refer patients to both surgical and medical oncology
  • Perform diagnostic radiation procedures
  • Develop treatment plans using FDA-cleared technology in accordance with the patient’s treatment plan
  • Perform procedures and treatments necessary for the implementation of treatment plans
  • Promote positive departmental image by being a positive role model, as well as, exhibiting teamwork and open communication
  • Evaluate current procedures, and work to integrate new or improved techniques into current practice
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Radiation Oncologist Responsibilities:

  • Design, conduct, and report radiation treatment to patients, perform other related duties, such as preparing reports and attending conferences, as needed
  • Design and carry out treatment plans to meet specific treatment objectives
  • Order, distribute, and prescribe radiopharmaceuticals, other supplies, and equipment
  • Attend meetings
  • Supervise staff and trainees
  • Evaluate, monitor, and report on treatment results
  • Act as an expert witness in legal proceedings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Requirements And Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years’ experience as a Radiation Oncology Technician
  • Basic knowledge of radiation therapy and treatment planning
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and anatomy
  • Basic knowledge of computer operating systems and applications
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology
  • Basic

At Company Name, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success as a business. We are committed to building a team that reflects our values of diversity and inclusion, and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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