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About Our Practice

Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists is built on a foundation of clinical excellence, compassionate support, and commitment to helping our patients through very difficult times in their lives. While the education and experience of our physicians and healthcare team enable us to provide the best possible care, it is our dedication to seek ways to improve our patient’s experience and outcomes, that sets us apart. 

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We’re on a mission to improve the lives of everyone living with cancer. This ambitious and important goal is what motivates the selfless, collaborative, courageous and exceptional people who make up our growing organization.

We share a common philosophy about how we treat patients; it’s not enough to think of those we care for as just patients. All are very unique people and that is why we tailor treatments that are as individual as the patients we treat.

This is an exciting time to join our practice. We are looking for talented and highly-motivated individuals who demonstrate a natural desire to be part of the meaningful work of caring for our patients. 

Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists is a proud partner of OneOncology. OneOncology partners access the latest cancer research and treatment options to provide the best care for our patients close to home. This collaboration is driving the future of cancer care through a physician-led, data-driven, technology-powered, and patient-centric model improving the lives of everyone living with cancer.

Help us realize our mission and be a vital part of our continued success! 



Open Positions

Gynecologic Oncologist Physician

About The Position

Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists, a proud partner of OneOncology, is seeking a Gynecologic Oncologist to join our practice in Southern Arizona. 

OneOncology partners access the latest cancer research and treatment options to provide the best care for our patients close to home. This collaboration is driving the future of cancer care through a physician-led, data-driven, technology-powered, and patient-centric model improving the lives of everyone living with cancer.

Summary

The Gynecologist Oncologist will report to OneOncology’s Director of Physician Services, Arizona. Position responsibilities include the clinical care of outpatient and inpatient consultation and surgeries. This position will provide care to their patients in a clinic setting and serving as a resource for chemotherapy nurses and other staff who identify patients who need urgent care.

Why choose Southern Arizona? Our practice is located in the heart of the diverse beauty of the Sonoran Desert, with mountains in every direction and plenty of wide-open spaces with magnificent sunsets. With year-round sunshine, there are countless opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, including running, cycling, golf and tennis, swimming, rock climbing and hiking beautiful desert trails. In the winter, a short drive up Mt. Lemmon will have you building a snowman or skiing the slopes. Another short drive south will put you in the middle of Arizona’s wine country.

Southern Arizona is also the home to The University of Arizona, known throughout the nation as a leader in science and the arts. In addition to becoming a U of A Wildcat fan, if you’re a sport enthusiast, Phoenix which is only two hours away, has teams in all four major professional sports leagues:  NFL's Arizona Cardinals, NBA's Phoenix Suns, MLB's Arizona Diamondbacks and NHL's Arizona Coyotes.

Responsibilities

  • Performs variety of diagnostic techniques and management procedures, such as surgery on reproductive organs and chemotherapy. 
  • Also perform medical procedures on non-reproductive organs affected by gynecologic cancer treatment such as the gastrointestinal and urinary tracts.
  • Assesses and examines patients.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic lab and radiology.
  • Plans and orders treatments.
  • Communicates and consults with physicians regarding patients.
  • Dictates notes for office visits letters for patients.
  • Identifies patients eligible for research trials in conjunction with MD and research staff.
  • Complies with clinic safety policy and procedures.
  • Attends staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Serves on councils, boards, committees.
  • Interfaces with hospital staff and with clinic staff including Medical Records, Front Desk, and Physicians and Nurses regarding patient’s charts, appointments and patient treatment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Experience

  • MD or DO 
  • Board Certified or Board Eligible 
  • Hold an unrestricted license to practice medicine and surgery in the state(s) in which Physician provides services 

If you are interested in applying for the Gynecologic Oncologist Physician, please complete the form below.



Registered Nurse (Radiation Oncology)

About This Position

Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists is seeking a radiation oncology nurse (RN) to work in our new practice in Green Valley. This role will be responsible for coordinating with our radiation team to provide safe patient care to our radiation treatment patients.

Responsibilities

  • Implements and monitors patient care plans
  • Assist with educating patients about their disease and treatment
  • Triage patient phone calls
  • Assess and monitor patient’s physical and emotional well-being
  • Document nursing encounters in the electronic medical record system
  • Recognize and respond to cancer-related issues including toxicities and oncological emergencies
  • Assess readiness of patient/family to learn and provide individualized patient education
  • Provide compassionate support to patients and family
  • Communicate with patients and providers pertinent concerns or feedback
  • Assist patients in managing side effects of disease or treatments
  • Work with the care team to triage and prioritize needs of patients either directly or by phone
  • Participate in quality improvement activities

Key Competencies

  • Understanding of radiobiology, radiation physics and terminology used in a radiation practice
  • Knowledge of nursing principles and practices
  • Knowledge of oncology practices and treatments
  • Knowledge of current developments in cancer diagnosis and therapy
  • Oncology resource to colleagues, allied health personnel and health care consumers
  • Ability to empathize with patients and families and deal with grief and challenging patient interactions
  • Ability to cope with death and dying

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited registered nursing program
  • BLS certification
  • Current Arizona RN license in good standing or eligible to obtain an Arizona RN license
  • Prefer 1-3 years of experience in a busy oncology clinic

 



Financial Counselor

About This Position

The Financial Counselor acts as the primary point of contact for our radiation oncology patients to ensure they understand their insurance coverage and financial responsibility, as well as available assistance options. This role will coordinate multiple activities across various groups in the practice including (but not limited to) working with the schedulers, administration, clinical and billing and patient outreach to support operations.

Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate patient outreach to arrange a phone call or appointment with patients prior to treatment; inform patients about the appointment and what documentation to bring (if applicable)
  • Develop and track payment plans for patients
  • Identify potential assistance programs available to patients (i.e. copay assistance).
  • Act as escalation point for all financial assistance questions for practice staff; coordinate communication between physicians, nurses, front desk staff, and patients to
  • Ensure all relevant information required to advise patients on financial options is available before treatment.

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a Financial Counselor, preferably with radiation oncology experience.


Medical Assistant

About This Position

Medical Assistant experienced in radiation oncology, will report to the Clinical RN Lead in our new multi-specialty clinic in Green Valley.  This role will perform direct patient care and clerical tasks under the direct supervision of clinicians to ensure the delivery of effective, compassionate care.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with in-office medical procedures
  • Ensures efficient patient flow
  • Facilitates communication with and between the patients and providers
  • Accurately documents patient’s information in the Electronic Medical Record
  • Prepares patient for exam/treatment/by gathering and documenting patient vital signs, reconciling medications and allergies, and reviewing/completing any patient paperwork
  • Prepares patients charts
  • Performs other clerical and medical duties as assigned by the providers to facilitate care of the patient (including by not limited to obtaining authorizations for outside tests, scheduling outside tests and creating lab requisitions)
  • Maintains inventory and cleanliness/safety of the exam rooms

Key Competencies

  • Proven ability to multi-task in fast paced environment is essential.
  • Knowledge of organization policies, procedures systems.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements for safe handling of blood and body fluids.
  • Skill in computer applications.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in gathering and reporting information.
  • Skill in customer service, i.e. answering phone, greeting patients.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, and other internal and external sponsor and agencies.
  • Demonstrates a positive, respectful, empathetic attitude at all times.

Qualifications

  • Completed Medical Assistant program
  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Radiation Oncology experience preferred


Medical Assistant (Float)

About This Position

The Medical Assistant (Float) will report to our Clinical RN Lead. This role will perform direct patient care and clerical tasks under the direct supervision of clinicians to ensure the delivery of effective, compassionate care.

Responsibilities

  • Assists with in-office medical procedures
  • Administers medications/ injections and treatments as allowed by MA license under the direction of the provider.
  • Ensures efficient patient flow
  • Facilitates communication with and between the patients and providers
  • Accurately documents patient’s information in the Electronic Medical Record
  • Prepares patient for exam/treatment/by gathering and documenting patient vital signs, reconciling medications and allergies, and reviewing/completing any patient paperwork
  • Prepares patients charts
  • Performs other clerical and medical duties as assigned by the providers to facilitate care of the patient (including by not limited to obtaining authorizations for outside tests, scheduling outside tests and creating lab requisitions)
  • Maintains inventory and cleanliness/safety of the exam rooms 

Key Competencies

  • Proven ability to multi-task in fast paced environment is essential.
  • Knowledge of organization policies, procedures systems.
  • Knowledge of OSHA requirements for safe handling of blood and body fluids.
  • Skill in computer applications.
  • Skill in verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in gathering and reporting information.
  • Skill in venipuncture.
  • Skill in customer service, i.e. answering phone, greeting patients.
  • Ability to work effectively with staff, and other internal and external sponsor and agencies.
  • Demonstrates a positive, respectful, empathetic attitude at all times.

Qualifications

  • Certified Medical Assistant
  • Completed medical assistant program
  • 1-3 years of experience in a busy hematology/oncology clinic setting
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Stable work history and able to work in a busy, fast paced office setting

 



CT Tech

About This Position

The CT Technologist utilizes computerized tomography scanners to produce cross-section images of patients’ internal organs and tissues for diagnosis of medical issues in our new outpatient clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide an explanation of the exam process and assist patients in assuming proper positioning for scan to obtain and affect the desired imaging diagnostic results
  • Provide accurate explanations and instructions to the patient and address patient questions and concerns regarding the procedure
  • Administer contrast materials, prepare and operate the CT scan equipment according to referring providers orders
  • Monitor patients' conditions and reactions during scan, reporting abnormal signs to the radiologist
  • Monitor machine performance through daily quality control processes and ensure that all malfunctions and/or needed adjustments are reported to appropriate personnel to maintain optimal machine performance

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Radiologic Technology from an accredited school with valid American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Two years of experience working as a CT Technologist


PET Tech

About this position

 The PET Tech is responsible for performing PET exams, to produce imaging of patients’ internal organs and tissues for diagnosis of medical issues. in our new outpatient clinic.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Obtain pertinent patient history, describes the procedure and answer any questions the patient may have regarding the procedure
  • Prepares patients for radiologic procedures. Performs PET exams following established procedures for patient care and safety; assist patients in assuming proper positioning for scan to obtain and affect the desired imaging diagnostic results
  • Handles, administers, calculates dosage and prepares radionuclides as required to perform Positron Emission Tomography (PET) nuclear medicine testing.
  • Note any specific patient comments which might indicate the need for additional images or might be useful to the physician in interpreting the results of the procedure
  • Provide images, data analysis and patient information to the physician for diagnostic interpretation
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills, human relations skills, analyze data and solve problems
  • Establish/maintain effective, cooperative relationships with physicians, staff, patients, and their families
  • React calmly and effectively in stressful situations

Qualifications

  • Must be a graduate of American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or NMTCB approved program
  • Current certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  • Current Arizona nuclear medicine license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • 2 years of experience as a PET Tech


Radiation Therapist

About This Position

The Radiation Therapist will report to Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists’ Chief Medical Physicist. This role will be responsible for administering radiation therapy as directed by the radiation oncologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and other treatment information; communicate basic information between the radiation oncologist and the patient; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files.

Responsibilities

  • Follow principles of radiation protection for patient, self, and others. Follow universal precautions in patient care.       
  • Review prescription, diagnosis, patient chart, and identification.
  • Position patients for treatment with accuracy according to prescription.
  • Administer prescribed doses of radiation to specific body parts, using radiation therapy equipment according to established practices and standards.                       
  • Maintain records, reports and files as required, including such information as radiation dosages, equipment settings and patients' reactions.
  • Conduct most treatment sessions independently, in accordance with the long-term treatment plan and under the general direction of the patient's physician.
  • Check radiation therapy equipment to ensure proper operation. Daily morning QAs done as directed by medical physicist.
  • Observe and reassure patients during treatment and report unusual reactions to physician or turn equipment off if unexpected adverse reactions occur.
  • Prepare and construct equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices.
    Act as liaison with physicist and supportive care personnel.
  • In cooperation with the attending physician and the office scheduling, schedules the patients to receive radiation therapy.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited radiation therapy technology program. 
  • Minimum two years actively practicing as an RTT.
  • ARRT certification required. 
  • Must hold valid Arizona radiation therapy license


Patient Check-In & Receptionist

About this Position

The Patient Check in and Receptionist position will report to the Manager/Site Lead. This position will answer the phones in a compassionate, attentive and compassionate manner, properly rout calls throughout the clinic according to workflow protocol.  In addition to answering phones will collect copays and patient check in to the clinic for their visit. 

Responsibilities 

  • Answers telephones professionally and pleasantly.
  • Maintains composure in difficult situations utilizing customer service skills.
  • Triage calls.
  • Route consults according to workflow protocol (calls & faxes).
  • Helps to update patient demographics.
  • Inform financial counselor of any insurance changes
  • Collect copays
  • Check in patients
  • Respects the dignity and confidentiality of patients.
  • Maintains a good attendance record and reports on-time for work.
  • Maintains a professional attitude and appearance.
  • Complies with clinic safety policy and procedures.
  • Possesses good communication skills that lend to a team-oriented work environment.
  • Attends staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Assists with training and orientation of new employees as assigned.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Gives accurate directions regarding all Arizona clinic locations.

Key Competencies 

  • Typical clinical/office environment with moderate noise level.
  • Ability to sit, talk, hear and hand/wrist use for extended periods of time. Ability to stand, walk, for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to read and understand simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple reports.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one or in small group situations to supervisors, customers, and/or other employees of the company via any means of communication (verbal or written).
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of US dollars, weight measurements, volume, and distance.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one-or two step instructions.
  • Ability to lift more than 10 lbs.
  • Some travel may be required.

Must have excellent organization and follow-up skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; excellent problem-solving skills; ability to organize and prioritize work assignments; ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; ability to analyze situations and respond in a timely manner; ability to participate in multi-functional teams; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within The Arizona Clinics; must be proficient in computer applications including electronic medicals records and e-mail.  Must be able to discern various medical reports for filing under proper area of electronic medical records. Additional hours may be required.

Qualifications  

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Medical Records Technician

About This Position

This position updates, maintains, and reviews each patient’s chart to make sure that all current information is available for the patients’ visit to our radiation oncology and PET-CT clinic. Work is performed under the general direction of the Office Manager.

Responsibilities

In this position, you must be able become familiar with and able to identify various medical reports to determine where they will be placed in the patient's electronic medical record. 

You must also:

  • Locate missing information and scan to the electronic medical record queue for provider sign off.
  • Electronically submit progress notes to applicable referring providers.
  • File correspondence, lab results, notes, etc. under proper categories in the electronic medical record.
  • Handle release of information.
  • Answer incoming calls for Medical Records.
  • Interface with Physicians/Nurses as needed.
  • Respect the dignity and confidentiality of patients.

Key Competencies

  • Must have excellent organizational and follow-up skills; verbal and written communication skills; problem-solving; ability to organize and prioritize work assignments
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment; analyze situations and respond in a timely manner
  • Must be proficient in computer applications including word processing and e-mail.

Qualifications

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Arizona Blood and Cancer Specialists is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V)