US-NC-Rocky Mount
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Nash Hospital in Rocky Mount, NC is presently seeking an Oncologist to support its Cancer department.


Duties:

  • Perform physical assessments to detect cancerous cells
  • Develop treatment plans based on the nature of the cancer
  • Carry out surgical procedures on the areas affected by cancer and cancer treatments
  • Complete procedures such as mammograms and prostate exam that stop the malignancy from spreading.
  • Provide treatment options such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy
  • Collect medical information on patient histories
  • Inform patients about the treatment options available for their cancer
  • Provide support for cancer patients
  • Carry out medical research

 

Oncologists must pass a comprehensive exam in their area of specialty and they must also be board certified before they start practicing as professionals. Oncologists also need to possess good interpersonal skill in order to deal with cancer patients effectively. Such skills are also useful where there’s need to communicate with the families and friends of the patient. They have to be emotionally strong as well so they can support patients in dealing with the fear and possibility of death.

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