Physician Medical Oncologist

St. Charles Health System
Bend, Oregon
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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TITLE: Physician - Medical Oncologist

REPORTS TO POSITION: Cancer Clinical Division Director

DEPARTMENT: Cancer Center


OUR VISION: Creating America’s healthiest community, together
OUR MISSION: In the spirit of love and compassion, better health, better care, better value
OUR VALUES: Accountability, Caring and Teamwork
POSITION OVERVIEW: Provide compassionate, high quality care for patients through the entire course of cancer treatment. Prescribes systemic treatments and care coordination with other physicians involved in management of the patient’s cancer.

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: St. Charles Cancer Center brings together leading research, technology and personalized guidance to deliver the highest quality patient care—both physically and emotionally. Our hospital based Cancer Centers, located in Bend and Redmond, are places of healing where research, technology and human interaction come together in a collaborative effort of medical excellence.


Clinical Duties:
  • Practice and role model excellence in the Oncology domains of diagnosis, aligning treatment goals to patient values.
  • Performs all Oncology practice skills, assessments and evaluations, including bone marrow biopsies.
  • Provides definitive treatment, supportive care treatment, and follow-up care.
  • Promotes good health and prevents illness.
  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates individual patient care while demonstrating expert knowledge of evidence-based cancer care.
  • Participates in clinical trials for promising new therapies and supportive care.
  • Responsible for rotating call (based on number of providers).
  • Supervises advanced practice practitioners as needed
  • Supervises administration of medications accurately in accordance with SCHS policies and procedures for medication administration.
  • May perform additional duties of similar complexity within the organization, as required or assigned. Collaborate with other members of the interdisciplinary team and referring providers to ensure a superior patient experience.
Essential Functions:
  • Acts as a leader and supports departmental goals and the vision, mission and values of the St. Charles Health System in all respects.
  • Provides customer service in a manner that promotes goodwill, is timely, efficient and accurate.
  • Creates a healing environment that supports all aspects of care, respects the wholeness of the individual, and demonstrates therapeutic presence through attitudes and behaviors that enhance the safety and care experience for patients, caregivers and guests.
  • Supports Value Improvement Practice (VIP- Lean) principles of continuous improvement with energy and enthusiasm, functioning as a champion of change; Contribute as necessary to assist in policy formation for the organization.
  • Participates in creating intentional relationships, and place a high level of focus on attitudes and behaviors that enhance the care experience.
  • Is familiar with the organization structure, communications systems and billing process, completing billing and coding documentation within time assigned.
  • Conducts all activities with the highest standards of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Complies with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures, supporting the health system’s corporate integrity efforts by acting in an ethical and appropriate manner, reporting known or suspected violations of applicable rules, and cooperating fully with all health system’s investigations and proceedings.
  • Keep all licenses and appropriate certifications current and unrestricted to maintain privileges at a St. Charles Health System hospital sufficient to permit performance of job duties.
  • Increases understanding and collaboration throughout the medical community.
  • Maintain compliance of hospital’s Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, as required by SCHS Board of Directors.

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school.
  • Successful completion of an accredited residency program in internal medicine
  • Successful completion of Hematology-Oncology fellowship
  • Complete annual fire/safety, etc. education in-services as required.
  • Attend mandatory educational offerings as described in SCHS policies/procedures and/or as required by other regulatory bodies.
  • Complete annual CME as required to maintain license and appropriate Board certification.
  • Complete in a timely manner assigned Computer Based Learning modules.

  • Current license as MD / DO.
  • Board certified or eligible in Physician’s chosen specialty. Those applicants who are not board certified at the time of application but who have completed their residency or fellowship training are required to become board certified within seven years of residency or fellowship training.
  • Unrestricted Federal DEA number.
  • Unrestricted ability to participate in Medicare / Medicaid, or other federal or state governmental health care programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to meet SCHS driving requirements.
  • Current BLS certification required.
  • If provider will practice sedation, moderate or deep, ACLS certification is also required.
  • Additional certifications may be required based on privileges granted to provider by Medical Staff Services at SCHS Inpatient locations.
  • Oregon license as MD / DO.
  • Federal DEA number registered in Oregon.


  • Experience in hospital and outpatient practice environments providing care in Medical Oncology.
  • Experience using EMR (Electronic Medical Records) software.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse population and professionally represent St. Charles Health System.
  • Experience working in a team environment and proven ability to collaborate, manage facilitation and consensus building among health care professionals and agencies to achieve expected results.
  • Two years active practice in Medical Oncology practice experience.
  • Epic EMR software experience.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to perform the job safely.


Continually (75% or more)
  • Standing & Walking
  • Keyboard Operation
  • Using a Clear and Audible Speaking Voice
  • Hearing at Normal Speech Levels.

Frequently (50%)
  • Sitting
  • Lifting, Carrying & Pushing / Pulling up to 25 lbs.
Occasionally (25%)
  • Bending, Stooping, Kneeling, Crouching
  • Lifting, Carrying & Pushing / Pulling 25lbs. to 50 lbs.
  • Grasping / Squeezing
  • Hearing at Whispered Speech Levels
Rarely (10%)
  • Climbing Stairs
  • Exposure to Wet / Slippery areas
  • Exposure to Chemical Solutions

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