Radiation Oncologist Needed in Beautiful East Texas - 1 hour from Dallas

Athens, TX

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UT Health Athens, located in the beautiful Piney Woods of east Texas, seeks a dynamic Radiation Oncologist to join a rapidly growing health system in Athens, TX.  This position will practice at the Cancer Institute, located at UT Health Athens.  Our comprehensive oncology program includes two UT Health East Texas Cancer Institutes as well as the UT Health North Campus Tyler MD Anderson Cancer Center and provides collaborative, multi-disciplinary care and access to cutting edge technologies.  We are also experiencing a period of unprecedented growth and development coupled with institutional expansion throughout east Texas.  The perfect candidate will have completed residency training in radiation oncology and be board certified or board eligible.

UT Health Athens, a 127-bed hospital, is the second largest facility of the UT Health East Texas system, which is comprised of 10 hospitals, more than 50 physician clinics, 300 employed providers, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including a Level 1 trauma center.  As a partner with the University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide east Texas patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals.  Graduate Medical Education is an integral component at UT Health East Texas and includes accredited residency programs in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, and Psychiatry.  An Internal Medicine and General Surgery residency will take their first classes summer 2020.  We encourage you to learn more by visiting our website at www.uthealtheasttexas.com.

Athens is a bustling small southern town and a hidden gem in the heart of east Texas.  Founded in 1846, Athens celebrates a fascinating heritage and is committed to preservation of it's history as well as continued growth for future generations.  With Cedar Creek Lake and the Trinity River to the west and Lake Athens to the East, and downtown Dallas only 75 miles away, Athens is the perfect mix of small town charm with big city options.

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