The University of Iowa College of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology
Location: Iowa City, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Required Education: MD
Hospital, Public and Private
College / University
Internal Number: Req# 74266
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine is recruiting for a radiation oncologist to provide clinical care in an integrated community practice in Clinton, Iowa. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in a general practice affiliated with a large academic medical center with integrated physics support and vacation coverage. The practice participates in weekly quality assurance chart rounds with other affiliated sites as well as with practitioners at our main site in Iowa City. Conferences are remotely accessible. Equipment includes a new Varian TrueBeam linear accelerator that went live in 2021, a Philips Brilliance Big Bore CT scanner, a VisionRT AlignRT HD surface monitoring system, and the Varian Aria oncology information system. Treatment planning is conducted with the Philips Pinnacle system, which is integrated with the University of Iowa. Capabilities include 3D-conformal radiotherapy, electron therapy, kV cone-beam CT, intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), 4D-CT, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), optical surface monitoring, and deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH) treatments.
Clinton’s service area of nearly 65,000 is a family-friendly atmosphere with excellent school systems and a variety of attractions, recreational and cultural entertainment sitting along the Mississippi river. The Gateway area including Clinton and surrounding communities is strategically located for easy access to metropolitan area, but also provides the benefits of rural living and offers affordable housing/cost of living, safe communities, an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities including a biking trail spanning across Clinton and Camanche with access to trails in Illinois. MercyOne Medical Center Clinton consists of approximately 100 beds. It provides services for inpatient and outpatient needs in acute and chronic care. Expanded services, including renal dialysis and medical and radiation oncology, are actively utilized. MercyOne Clinton prides itself on having state-of-the art technology available to the medical staff, including MRI, CT, Acusion Sequoia Ultrasound, DSA, 6meV Linear Accelerator, and PET scan services. A level 4 trauma center and level 2 nursery, as well as 5 OR’s, 2 Cath labs and tertiary care available at the University of Iowa in Iowa City less than 90 miles away.
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics provides tertiary care patient care in Iowa City, where the excitement and energy of a Big Ten University town is balanced with Midwest living.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Applicants must have at least four years of residency training in Radiation Oncology and should be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Radiology-Radiation Oncology.
About The University of Iowa College of Medicine Department of Radiation Oncology
The Department is located in The Center of Excellence in Image Guided Therapy, a 40,000 sq.ft, state-of-the-art facility that includes 4D-CT/PET, and a 3-Tesla MRI in Radiation Oncology used for molecular/functional imaging and treatment simulation. The Department currently has two Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators with image-guided CT based, infrared optic guided and vision RT based localization for treatments. Frame-based and frameless stereotactic radiosurgery are delivered with a Gamma Knife Icon system, and an Elekta Unity MRI linear accelerator.