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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Chief Therapist, Manhattan in New York, New York

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time.Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Chief Therapist for our Manhattan location.

You Will:

  • Direct the department's therapy services, overall operations, administration, personnel, operating budget, and administrative functions.

  • Be responsible for the operational performance of the site’s therapy services.

  • Provide leadership and collaborate for the expansion and growth with the Department Chair, Department Administrator and Regional Administration.

  • Develop, monitor and maintain a flexible staffing model and resource sharing opportunities across all sites

  • Advance the quality of sectional practice to promote an environment of safety and regulatory compliance.

  • Formulate and institute improvement pathways in the clinical environment as they pertain to sectional operations.

  • Assess and evaluate staff against the established standards.

  • Ensure standards of practice and practice guidelines for therapy services in all treatment environments across all sectors of the department.

  • Develop and maintain clinical competencies for the radiation therapy staff in all clinical sites.

  • Oversee and monitor continuing education requirements for maintenance of radiation therapist certification and licensure.

  • Provide leadership in the development of orientation and competency assessment of new and rotating clinical staff.

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred; Associates degree or comparable accredited program requiring focused technical and clinical education beyond high school is required.

  • Minimum of three years of clinical supervisory experience with demonstrated leadership skills.

  • ARRT registration and certification on Radiation Therapy.

  • Excellent leadership and management skills.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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Requisition ID2019-34164

CategoryAllied Health - Medical Physics and Radiation Therapy

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