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Clinical Care
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Pacific Northwest Region
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60687 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Adventist Health—Portland is a faith-based, not-for-profit health care network consisting of a 302-bed medical center, 34 medical clinics and home care and hospice services in the Portland metro area. Winner of the Healthgrades 2017 Outstanding Patient Experience award, Adventist Health—Portland is committed to delivering exceptional care. Our full-service acute care medical center provides a full range of inpatient, outpatient, emergency and diagnostic services to communities on the eastside. Our key services include cardiovascular care, emergency services, orthopedics, radiation oncology, surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and labor & delivery. We are staffed with more than 550 physicians, 1,900 employees and over 250 volunteers from our local communities and have been named a Top Workplace by the Oregonian for the second year. 

Portland has 11,697 acres of parks, including Forest Park, which is the United States’ largest urban forest, at 5,157 acres. With 70 miles of trails, it’s a hiker, mountain biker and runner heaven. Other parks in town include a golf course, swimming pools, picnic areas and off-leash dog areas. Portland’s unofficial motto is “keep Portland weird.” The area fosters a sense of independence, creativity and nonconformity, while maintaining a highly earth-friendly environment. As of January 1, 2018, Adventist Health Portland announced an exciting  agreement to integrate services with OHSU. 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Manager, Radiation Oncology (Outpatient) who:

Plans, organizes and directs the activities of physics within the department to ensure safe, accurate quality radiation therapy services. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned personnel using both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment.

Essential Functions:

 

  • Oversees labor management/production of departments.
  • Oversees the Radiation Oncology, Cancer Services and Mammography with a total of 21 direct reports.
  • Responsible for Business Development, cultivating relationships with the Oncologists and Oncology departments; making sure to stay connection with key areas
  • Responsible for oversight of the Cancer Registry outsourced to OHSU – cancer navigator
  • Calibrates output and evaluates the functioning of radiation-producing treatment equipment and maintains dosimetric standards to ensure high quality of care consistent with national standards.
  • Advises radiation oncologists and dosimetrists on best known methods/techniques to achieve desired treatment outcomes.
  • Directs dosimetric efforts to ensure all patients with non-standard techniques have their doses determined to within 5% of the prescribed dose. Reviews and/or performs in vivo measurements involving Ion chamber, thermoluminescent dosimeter (TLD), diodes, or film densitometry to ensure compliance.
  • Performs accurate completion and entry of all physics-related charges following department standards.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

Education:

 

  • Bachelor's Degree in medical physics or radiation physics or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Required
  • Master's Degree: Preferred

 

Work Experience:

 

  • Five years technical experience: Preferred
  • One year's leadership experience: Preferred
  • Three years Radiation Therapist experience in an acute care setting: Preferred
  • Strong Relationship building, communication and leadership skills:  Preferred
  • Registered radiation therapy technologist with on-the-job training in dosimetry under the supervision of a dosimetrist, medical physicist or radiation oncologist with an additional one year of practical, supervised experience in clinical medical dosimetry: Required

 

Required Licenses/Certifications:

 

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Preferred
  • Certified Medical Dosimetrist (CMD): Preferred

 

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

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