CARTI is unique because our culture and our colleagues are unique.

As caregivers and colleagues, we believe that nothing less than our best is ever acceptable. From office staff to caregivers, CARTI colleagues are an amazing group of people who genuinely care for the people they serve—as well as the ones who serve beside them. Please check back periodically, as new jobs are posted as they come open. We look forward to receiving your application for employment opportunities at CARTI and exploring any opportunities for you to join the CARTI family as we bring the fight to cancer.

Employment Opportunities at CARTI

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IVR Registered Nurse

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  2. Possess a valid and current state RN license
  3. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  4. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification to be completed within year of hire and remain current
  5. Current chemotherapy certification or completion of program within six months of hire.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum 3 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Experience in an intensive care or emergency department, preferred
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions

Must provide proof of certification, within year of hire, of competency in Conscious Sedation

CT Tech (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for performing CT procedures to assist in the diagnosis of disease.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school diploma; graduation from an accredited Radiography school.
  2. ARRT (CT) registered; or registry eligible
  3. BLS certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum one year of experience and/or training with graduate CT
  2. Skilled in injecting contrast intravenously for imaging procedures.
  3. Skilled in using computer network system competently to process patient and department information.
  4. Knowledgeable and skilled in assuming responsibility for safety factors.
  5. Ability to explain procedures clearly and simply to patients.

Front Office Rep NLR/Searcy

JOB SUMMARY:  The Front Office Representative uses their experience and knowledge to appropriately triage scheduling and clerical duties.  This individual will have the technical knowledge to properly schedule appointments, maintain patient records, and perform clerical task.   They understand the big picture of all workings of the clinic.  Their work allows the physicians and clinical staff to devote their time to patient care that requires specialized knowledge.   As the Front Office Representative, this position is responsible for performing a variety of secretarial and clerical responsibilities in support of the physicians and other members of the clinic. Multitasking abilities and attention to detail with little room for error is a must.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school graduate or GED preferred
  2. Associate degree in business administration or a secretarial program a plus

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum of two years of previous experience in a medical office setting.
  2. Competent in EMR and billing systems.
  3. Strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills.
  5. Skilled in gathering, interpreting and reporting insurance information.
  6. Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance practices and office procedures.
  7. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports and correspondence.
  8. Skilled in time management and organization.
  9. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  10. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  12. Competent and able to troubleshoot front office copy machine and printer.

Payment Poster

JOB SUMMARY:  The primary responsibilities of this position are ensuring payments received from the insurance companies are posted correctly to the patient accounts; ensuring denials and unpaid or partially paid claims are thoroughly researched; to provide specialized assistance to our patients and clinical staff using their knowledge base of a particular insurance; to provide excellent patient service.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum of two years of medical office billing experience
  2. Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures
  3. Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance practices
  4. Knowledge of computer programs and applications
  5. Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type correspondence
  6. Skilled in gathering, interpreting, and reporting insurance information
  7. Skilled in trouble-shooting insurance problems and claims
  8. Ability to identify claim problems and recommend solutions
  9. Ability to sort and file insurance forms and associated information

Physician RN (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. BLS Certified
  3. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  4. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)
  5. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

 

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

IVR RN

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  2. Possess a valid and current state RN license
  3. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  4. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification to be completed within year of hire and remain current
  5. Current chemotherapy certification or completion of program within six months of hire.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum 3 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Experience in an intensive care or emergency department, preferred
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions
  5. Must provide proof of certification, within year of hire, of competency in Conscious Sedation

 

Physician RN (32 hour)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. BLS Certified
  3. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  4. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)
  5. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills

Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require additional hours outside the normal 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday work schedule and occasional travel throughout Central Arkansas.

 

Medical Assistant (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Medical Assistant (MA) must work closely with the physician coordinator to help control patient flow for the clinic. The MA will be responsible for obtaining and documenting patient vitals, performing venipuncture and assist with medical procedures.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Strong medical terminology knowledge
  2. Efficient and effective blood draw skills
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy and review/edit reports and correspondence

MRI Tech (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The MRI technologists, or magnetic resonance imaging technologists, are medical personnel who operate magnetic resonance imaging scanners for the purposes of creating diagnostic images. These images are then communicated to the doctor in need for diagnostic purposes. The MRI Technologist must continuously be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of accredited school and registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology -ARRT (R).
  2. Maintains a current Arkansas state license as a general radiographer
  3. Maintenance of current Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for HealthCare Workers or Basic Cardiac Life
  4. Support (BCLS) certification for HealthCare workers.

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. One year of full time experience within the last three years in a comparable job classification
  2. Skilled in using computer network system competently to process patient and department information
  3. Skilled in injecting contrast agents for imaging procedures
  4. Skilled in assuming responsibility for safety factors
  5. Ability to explain procedures clearly and simply to patients
  6. Knowledge of medical terminology

Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy and to review/edit reports/ correspondence

Insurance Specialist

JOB SUMMARY:  The primary responsibilities of the Insurance Specialist are: ensure that payments received from the insurance companies are posted correctly to the patient accounts; ensure that denials and unpaid or partially paid claims are thoroughly researched; to provide specialized assistance to our patients and clinical staff using their knowledge base of a particular insurance; to provide excellent patient service.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. High School Diploma or equivalent

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum of two years of medical office billing experience
  2. Knowledge of clinic policies and procedures
  3. Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance practices
  4. Knowledge of computer programs and applications
  5. Knowledge of grammar, spelling, and punctuation to type correspondence
  6. Skilled in gathering, interpreting, and reporting insurance information
  7. Skilled in trouble-shooting insurance problems and claims
  8. Ability to identify claim problems and recommend solutions

Ability to sort and file insurance forms and associated information

RN Radiation Oncology-Conway

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing specialized nursing care and education of patients receiving radiation therapy, for preparing the patient for and assisting the physician with examinations, for maintaining medication and medical supplies, assisting other areas or staff as necessary, and for keeping the nursing area neat and orderly.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State of Arkansas.
  2. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification to be completed within 6 months of hire and remain current

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Skill and proficiency in the field of oncology nursing.  Such proficiency is acquired through completion of a registered nursing program.
  2. Proficiency in nursing practice and clinical skills as normally acquired through two years of nursing experience.

Knowledge of CARTI and department policies and procedures, preparation of patients for examination, patient flow through the department, physician preferences and protocols, medication administration, venipuncture skills knowledge of oncology nursing as acquired through orientation within CARTI for a minimum of three months.

IVR Nurse Navigator

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  2. Possess a valid and current state RN license
  3. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  4. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification to be completed within year of hire and remain current
  5. Current chemotherapy certification or completion of program within six months of hire.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum 3 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Experience in an intensive care or emergency department, preferred
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions

Must provide proof of certification, within year of hire, of competency in Conscious Sedation

Mammography Technologist (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:
The mammography tech is responsible for detecting breast tissue abnormalities by completing mammographic imaging studies; presenting them for diagnosis

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:
1. State Registered
2. ARRT (RT) (Mammography)

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
1. 2 years or greater

Nuclear Medicine Technologist (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for performing nuclear medicine procedures as well as other imaging duties.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:
1. Graduate of an AMA approved school of nuclear medicine.
2. Must become registered by either the ARRT or NMTCB and state license within 6 months of hire of hire.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:
1. Minimum of one year experience in nuclear medicine. Experience will include work as a non-registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist or as a registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
2. Knowledge of nuclear medicine technology technical principles and procedures.
3. Knowledge of quality care standards for nuclear medicine.
4. Knowledge of safety requirements for staff, patients, and visitors.
5. Skilled in injecting radiopharmaceuticals intravenously for imaging procedures.
6. Skilled in using computer network system competently to process patient and department information.
7. Skilled in assuming responsibility for safety factors.
8. Ability to explain procedures clearly and simply to patients.

Resource RN-Interventional Radiololgy and Rad Onc

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, by  administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Possess a valid and current Arkansas state nursing license.
  3. BLS Certification
  4. Chemo Certification
  5. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEUs) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  6. Ongoing education toward ONS certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. 2-5 Years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  3. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections.

 

Courier (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the transportation of patients and records for CARTI.  Responsible for driving, transporting items, picking up items, delivering items between buildings, satellites and other businesses.  Incumbent is subject to overtime as required by the institution.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Current Arkansas driver’s license with a P (Passenger) endorsement.
  2. Current certification in Basic CPR.
  3. Proof of insurability required.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

Knowledge of CARTI and departmental policies and procedures, records, area locations and routes, area medical facilities, and institutional scheduling as acquired through three months orientation.

Director, Laboratory Services

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for the supervision, administration and technical oversight of the Laboratory. Shall comply with relevant local, state and federal rules and regulations and the requirements of accrediting bodies.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate from a four year college or university plus one year internship in an accredited school of Medical Technology. Required.
  2. Registered as a Medical Technologist through ASCP, NCA, or AMT. Required.
  3. Masters in Business Administration, Masters in Health Administration or equivalent. Preferred.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. 3-5 years’ experience in leadership position.
  2. Basic computer knowledge and skills
  3. Ability to act independently and make judgments regarding patient care issues.
  4. Ability to multi-task effectively
  5. Ability to plan, prioritize and complete tasks

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  Supervises all lab personnel including Medical Technologists, Medical Assistants,

Clinical Research Study Coordinator

JOB SUMMARY:  The Clinical Research Study Coordinator executes and coordinates daily clinical research activities according to GCP and FDA/ICH guidelines; reviews and assists in the selection of Sponsor supported clinical trials; completes and organizes all IRB/Sponsor regulatory documents; and invoices for site activities; ensures IRB approved protocols are implemented and followed; educates patients and their families about clinical trial treatments and possible side effects; executes and documents the informed consent process and monitors patient status and safety; collects, organizes and reports research data; schedules and conducts study specific training and site in-services to study related staff on new or amended protocols;  conducts visits with CRA’s (Clinical Research Associates) to initiate protocols and to verify source documents; maintains investigational product inventory and oversees the dispensing of investigational product to patients; reports regularly to the Principle Investigator on the status of all open clinical trials under his/her supervision.  Works closely with the laboratory to ensure samples are collect and processed according to protocol.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  • College Degree
  • GCP Certification
  • IATA Certification
  • SOCRA or ACRP certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  • Two or more years of experience in clinical research or oncology
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, be able to work independently and on a team, and the ability to stay on task;
  • Must have excellent communication, teamwork and problem solving skills;
  • Must be professional, possess a high degree of self-motivation and have a strong work ethic.
  • Must have the ability to adapt and take-on additional tasks as requested;
  • Must be capable of recognizing, and have the willingness, to resolve errors and issues;
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality in all company matters.

Radiation Oncology RN Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing specialized nursing care and education of patients receiving radiation therapy, for preparing the patient for and assisting the physician with examinations, for maintaining medication and medical supplies, assisting other areas or staff as necessary, and for keeping the nursing area neat and orderly.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State of Arkansas.
  2. Current certification in Basic CPR.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Skill and proficiency in the field of oncology nursing. Such proficiency is acquired through completion of a registered nursing program.
  2. Proficiency in nursing practice and clinical skills as normally acquired through two years of nursing experience.
  3. Knowledge of CARTI and department policies and procedures, preparation of patients for examination, patient flow through the department, physician preferences and protocols, medication administration, venipuncture skills knowledge of oncology nursing as acquired through orientation within CARTI for a minimum of three months.

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Subject to overtime and call back as required by the institution. May be required to travel  to satellite CARTI facility.

Research Registered Nurse

JOB SUMMARY:  The Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) executes and coordinates daily clinical research activities according to GCP and FDA/ICH guidelines; reviews and assists in the selection of Sponsor supported clinical trials; completes and organizes all IRB/Sponsor regulatory documents; negotiates clinical trial budgets and invoices for site activities; ensures IRB approved protocols are implemented and followed; educates patients and their families about clinical trial treatments and possible side effects; executes and documents the informed consent process and monitors patient status and safety; collects, organizes and reports research data; schedules and conducts study specific training and site in-services to study related staff on new or amended protocols;  conducts visits with CRA’s (Clinical Research Associates) to initiate protocols and to verify source documents; maintains investigational product inventory and oversees the dispensing of investigational product to patients; reports regularly to the Principle Investigator on the status of all open clinical trials under his/her supervision.  Works closely with the laboratory to ensure samples are collect and processed according to protocol.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. RN license

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Two or more years of experience in clinical research or  oncology
  2. Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  3. Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, be able to work independently and on a team, and the ability to stay on task;
  4. Must have excellent communication, teamwork and problem solving skills;
  5. Must be professional, possess a high degree of self-motivation and have a strong work ethic.
  6. Must have the ability to adapt and take-on additional tasks as requested;
  7. Must be capable of recognizing, and have the willingness, to resolve errors and issues;
  8. Must possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality in all company matters.

 

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Occasional travel to satellite clinics.

RN-Infusion Services

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, by  administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Possess a valid and current Arkansas state nursing license.
  3. BLS Certification
  4. Chemo Certification
  5. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEUs) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  6. Ongoing education toward ONS certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. 2-5 Years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills

Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

IVR Tech (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Interventional Radiology Technologist works closely with the interventional radiologist to perform vascular imaging and interventional radiology procedures

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of radiology
  2. ACLS Required
  3. Certification and current registration as a radiographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
  4. Certification and current registration in Cardiovascular (CV) or Vascular Interventional (VI) or Cardio Interventional (CI) technology by the ARRT

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum 1-3 years work experience as a Cardiovascular Interventional Radiology Technologist
  2. Knowledge of medical terminology.
  3. Knowledge of human anatomy, physiology, and pathology.
  4. Knowledge of radiation physics, radiobiology, and radiation protection.
  5. Knowledge of radiologic contrast media and medications routinely used in radiology.
  6. Knowledge of radiographic image production and processing.
  7. Knowledge of the principles of digital imaging and digital subtraction techniques.
  8. Knowledge of Interventional Radiology supplies and techniques.
  9. Skill in applying the principles of radiation protection and safety.
  10. Skill in performing venipuncture and starting IVs.
  11. Skill in communicating with patients of all ages to explain procedures and obtain patient cooperation in completing procedures.
  12. Skill in operating digital imaging and subtraction equipment.
  13. Ability to accurately apply knowledge of radiologic positioning and exposure technique.
  14. Ability to understand and adhere to exam protocols and guidelines.
  15. Experience to recognize when altering exam protocols is necessary to achieve desired imaging results.
  16. Ability to respond appropriately in highly stressful emergency situations when a patient’s life is in jeopardy.
  17. Must be able to operate a computer keyboard and mouse to enter information into various computer systems.
  18. Ability to operate the supply cabinets without complications

Director of Quality

JOB SUMMARY:  CARTI seeks a Director of Quality to join our organization.

The Director will have primary oversight of the organization’s quality and patient safety program. This leadership role will direct others within all CARTI facilities in clinical robust process improvement supporting evidence based practices, the reduction of medical/health care errors and other factors that contribute to unintended adverse outcomes. The Director will provide leadership for robust process improvement ensuring high reliability methods, quality measures monitoring and ongoing regulatory compliance and readiness. The Director will educate leadership, physicians, and staff on high reliability methodologies including system-based causes for medical error. The Director will coordinate robust process improvement initiatives and projects within the organization. The Director is responsible and accountable for optimizing quality and patient safety outcomes. The Director will work closely with all location’s leadership to optimize strategic goals and objectives. The director oversees the collection, analysis and reporting of quality and patient safety data in relation to cost containment, performance improvement and outcomes. The Director is accountable for facilitating, validating and reporting all improvement activities addressed at different levels including Monthly Operating Reviews and Quality Committees. The Director promotes interdisciplinary collaboration; fosters team work and champions service excellence throughout. The Director serves as a resource and subject matter expert to proactively address quality and patient safety issues. This individual has oversight and responsibility over all quality, risk management and patient safety related activities within the organization. Directs the efforts of all the performance improvement initiatives to ensure overall compliance with all regulatory standards including national, state, CMS, TJC and other agencies. He/She works with clinicians and administrators to improve overall patient safety and systems-level outcomes. Responsible for the facilities quality, patient safety and risk management programs with an emphasis on patient safety, and harm reduction. Supports, promotes and encourages a culture of safety throughout the organization.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Masters preferred) in nursing, pharmacy, or related clinical area required.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Five (5) years’ experience in hospital based nursing or clinical area.
  • Five (5) years’ leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in quality and/or patient safety activities including regulatory compliance (TJC, CMS, and TDSHS).
  • Two (2) years’ experience in robust process improvement methodologies or complete MHHS approved robust process improvement training within twelve months of employment.
  • Experience in statistical analysis or quantitative analysis.
  • Self-motivated, proven communication skills, assertive.
  • Background in business planning and targeted outcomes preferred.
  • Effective working relationships with Executives, Physicians, Directors, and staff.
  • Ability to serve as liaison to external regulatory and sanctioned reporting agencies. Excellent written and verbal and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice guidelines for clinical care and quality, and patient safety.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with Healthcare professionals at all levels to achieve established goals and improve quality outcomes.
  • Knowledge of CMS and TJC standards and regulations.
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to develop policies and procedures.
  • Ability to teach and evaluate clinical performance.
  • Knowledge of system process analysis, quality/process improvement techniques, design, and integration, at a level of complexity associated with integrating processes across multiple departments of an organization.
  • Possess a level of analytical ability to problem-solve, evaluate, plan, and direct process improvement projects and benchmarking activities for all clinical and non-clinical departments.
  • Ability to compile, code and categorize, or verify information/data
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, and maintain a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with excellent verbal and written communication skills

RN Rad Onc PRN/Part Time

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for providing specialized nursing care and education of patients receiving radiation therapy, for preparing the patient for and assisting the physician with examinations, for maintaining medication and medical supplies, assisting other areas or staff as necessary, and for keeping the nursing area neat and orderly.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse by the State of Arkansas.
  2. Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification to be completed within 6 months of hire and remain current

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Skill and proficiency in the field of oncology nursing.  Such proficiency is acquired through completion of a registered nursing program.
  2. Proficiency in nursing practice and clinical skills as normally acquired through two years of nursing experience.

Knowledge of CARTI and department policies and procedures, preparation of patients for examination, patient flow through the department, physician preferences and protocols, medication administration, venipuncture skills knowledge of oncology nursing as acquired through orientation within CARTI for a minimum of three months.

RN_Infusion Services (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, by  administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Possess a valid and current Arkansas state nursing license.
  3. BLS Certification
  4. Chemo Certification
  5. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEUs) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  6. Ongoing education toward ONS certification

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. 2-5 Years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills.
  3. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

Advanced Practice Nurse-Russellville, AR

JOB SUMMARY:  The primary purpose of the Advanced Practice Nurse position is to provide direct patient care to patients through comprehensive patient assessment, planning, treatment, evaluation, and patient, family, and staff education.  Care of patients takes place under physician supervision.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION: 

  1. The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is masters or doctorate prepared as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS).
  2. The Advanced Practice Nurse must have possession of a valid Arkansas license as a Registered Nurse and an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse.
  3. A current, or be eligible for, a DEA license.
  4. Certificate of Prescriptive Authority
  5. BLS Certified (ACLS Optional).
  6. Must possess valid Arkansas driver’s license.

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. At least two year of Oncology experience is required.
  2. Knowledge in medical claim billing preferred.

Pre-Certification Specialist-Chemo (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  This position must provide specialized assistance to our patients and clinical staff using their knowledge base of pre-certification requirements of insurance plans as well as provide excellent patient service.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. High school graduate or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum of two years’ experience in verification of benefits and pre-certification
  2. Experience in a medical clinic or other healthcare environment with high patient volumes
  3. Experience working with Microsoft Office applications
  4. Experience utilizing multiple systems and websites; must include strong navigational skills using the Intranet as well as utilization of Internet sites
  5. Experience working with managed care, medical terminology, pre-cert processes, and insurance claims processing
  6. Working knowledge and familiarity of coding (such as ICD9, ICD10, CPT, and HCPCS) in order to effortlessly process chemo pre-certification requests
  7. Ability to handle high patient volumes daily
  8. Excellent problem solving skills and be extremely detail oriented

Ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience with clinical coverage guidelines and medical policies.

Resource, RN

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.   

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. BLS Certified
  3. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  4. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)
  5. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: This position will be based out of the CARTI Cancer Center but could be asked to travel to satellites.  They will train to chemo, phone triage and physician rooming.

       

 

RN-Oral Oncology Nurse Navigator

JOB SUMMARY:  Under the direction of the SVP, Radiation Oncology & Imaging services, the Nurse Navigator will assist cancer patients on their journey through cancer care as an advocate, educator, coordinator and clinical liaison.  In conjunction with the Medical Director, will coordinate the care of each patient, collect data and ensure that the center accreditation is maintained.

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. Graduate from an accredited nursing program
  2. BSN, preferred
  3. Current Arkansas nursing license
  4. Basic Life Support (BLS)
  5. Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN) preferred (or within 1 year of hire)
  6. Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse (AOCN) or Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner (AOCNP) preferred

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  1. Minimum 2-3 years of experience in oncology nursing in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting
  2. Experience/knowledge in community health setting/services, desirable

 

Front Office Representative

JOB SUMMARY:  The Front Office Representative uses their experience and knowledge to appropriately triage scheduling and clerical duties.  This individual will have the technical knowledge to properly schedule appointments, maintain patient records, and perform clerical task.   They understand the big picture of all workings of the clinic.  Their work allows the physicians and clinical staff to devote their time to patient care that requires specialized knowledge.   As the Front Office Representative, this position is responsible for performing a variety of secretarial and clerical responsibilities in support of the physicians and other members of the clinic. Multitasking abilities and attention to detail with little room for error is a must.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school graduate or GED preferred
  2. Associate degree in business administration or a secretarial program a plus

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum of two years of previous experience in a medical office setting.
  2. Competent in EMR and billing systems.
  3. Strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills.
  5. Skilled in gathering, interpreting and reporting insurance information.
  6. Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance practices and office procedures.
  7. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports and correspondence.
  8. Skilled in time management and organization.
  9. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  10. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  12. Competent and able to troubleshoot front office copy machine and printer.

 

 

Nurse Recruitment Specialist

JOB SUMMARY:  The Nurse Recruiting Specialist creates and drives all activities that attract and hire nurses who will provide exceptional care to our patients.  The Nurse Recruiting Specialist is a highly motivated recruiter that can engage across the full life cycle of the recruiting process and ensures that CARTI attracts, recruits and selects top performing individuals.  The Nurse Recruiting Specialist serves as a resource to employees, managers and applicants in regards to the recruitment function. In this role, he/she interacts with all levels of the organization, Network and community.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  • ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  • Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  • Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of 2 years of recruiting experience in a fast-paced environment with clinical healthcare positions (preferred).
  • Understanding of the full recruitment lifecycle process (lead generation, managing the internal/external process, extending an offer and closing a candidate).
  • Ability to communicate, interact, influence and negotiate with a variety of internal and external candidates.
  • Strong team player who demonstrates interest and ability in contributing to team success.
  • Demonstrated adaptability and flexibility in the workplace.
  • Ability to problem solve and work autonomously with a sense of urgency.

Ability to handle a rapidly changing environment

Front Office Rep (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  The Front Office Representative uses their experience and knowledge to appropriately triage scheduling and clerical duties.  This individual will have the technical knowledge to properly schedule appointments, maintain patient records, and perform clerical task.   They understand the big picture of all workings of the clinic.  Their work allows the physicians and clinical staff to devote their time to patient care that requires specialized knowledge.   As the Front Office Representative, this position is responsible for performing a variety of secretarial and clerical responsibilities in support of the physicians and other members of the clinic. Multitasking abilities and attention to detail with little room for error is a must.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. High school graduate or GED preferred
  2. Associate degree in business administration or a secretarial program a plus

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Minimum of two years of previous experience in a medical office setting.
  2. Competent in EMR and billing systems.
  3. Strong knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills.
  5. Skilled in gathering, interpreting and reporting insurance information.
  6. Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance practices and office procedures.
  7. Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type from draft copy, review and edit reports and correspondence.
  8. Skilled in time management and organization.
  9. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  10. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  11. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
  12. Competent and able to troubleshoot front office copy machine and printer.

Clinical Research Assistant II

JOB SUMMARY:  The Clinical Research Assistant works under the direction of the Clinical Research Coordinator /Research Nurse for the Principal Investigator.  This position obtains, organizes and maintains all study related activities and documents in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.  This position also acts as liaison between the CRO, Sponsor and the Principal Investigator.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  • Minimum one year’s experience in a clinical or scientific related discipline
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical terminology
  • Ability to read and interpret prescription information and treatment orders
  • Knowledge of hematology/oncology diagnoses, labs, disease staging, receptor status, gene mutation status, treatments, side effects, etc.

Ability to prioritize study initiation, recruitment, documentation, retention & ongoing regulatory requirements of multiple studies along with closure of old studies

Registered Nurse (PRN)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  3. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require additional hours outside the normal 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday work schedule and occasional travel throughout Central Arkansas.

Physician RN

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. BLS Certified
  3. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  4. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)
  5. Valid Arkansas Driver’s License (if travel is required)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

Medical Oncology Physician


MEDICAL ONCOLOGY PHYSICIAN

OPPORTUNITY IN LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS

Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute (CARTI) is seeking a full-time Medical Oncologist offering competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits.  One to three years of experience is preferred; motivated new graduates are welcome to apply.  Role will join a well-rounded team of twelve medical and eight radiation oncologists, diagnostic imaging physicians and surgical oncologists as well as extensive support staff, which will benefit patients with research, pharmacy and labs onsite. Join the dedicated team of compassionate caregivers at CARTI’s beautiful, state-of-the-art cancer care destination in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Serving as the hub of its statewide network of cancer care providers, the new CARTI Cancer Center is a world-class, multi-disciplinary facility offering medical, surgical and radiation oncology as well as diagnostic and interventional radiology.  With 275,000 square feet dedicated to imaging, infusion, research and support programs, the new center allows physicians the ability to provide comprehensive treatment under one roof, providing physical, emotional and financial benefits to the patient.

Arkansas, the Natural State, is home to diverse cities and communities, each with something unique to discover – from metropolitan areas to rural settings, and adventure sports to relaxing retreats. Little Rock is the capital and most populous city in Arkansas. It is a cultural, economic, government and transportation center in the state and is home to the Arkansas Arts Center, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. In addition to hiking, boating and other outdoor recreational activities, Little Rock’s history is available through museums, historic districts and sites such as Little Rock Central High School. The city is the headquarters of Dillard’s, Windstream Communications, Acxiom, Stephens, Inc., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Heifer International, and the Clinton Foundation.

Candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Medical Oncology and Hematology Oncology and willing to uphold CARTI’s mission and values of cancer focused and patient centered care. Will work collaboratively with other physicians, leaders and team members while focusing on the patient and caregiver experience. Inpatient oncology services are managed by our team on a call rotation. A relocation package is provided along with CME allowance.

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If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to:

CARTI
Executive Suite
PO Box 55050
Little Rock, AR  72215
jmcconser@carti.com

Research RN

JOB SUMMARY:  The Clinical Research Nurse (CRN) executes and coordinates daily clinical research activities according to GCP and FDA/ICH guidelines; reviews and assists in the selection of Sponsor supported clinical trials; completes and organizes all IRB/Sponsor regulatory documents; negotiates clinical trial budgets and invoices for site activities; ensures IRB approved protocols are implemented and followed; educates patients and their families about clinical trial treatments and possible side effects; executes and documents the informed consent process and monitors patient status and safety; collects, organizes and reports research data; schedules and conducts study specific training and site in-services to study related staff on new or amended protocols;  conducts visits with CRA’s (Clinical Research Associates) to initiate protocols and to verify source documents; maintains investigational product inventory and oversees the dispensing of investigational product to patients; reports regularly to the Principle Investigator on the status of all open clinical trials under his/her supervision.  Works closely with the laboratory to ensure samples are collect and processed according to protocol.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE and REGISTRATION:

  1. RN license

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: 

  1. Two or more years of experience in clinical research or  oncology
  2. Must be proficient with Microsoft office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  3. Must be detail oriented, organized, self-motivated, be able to work independently and on a team, and the ability to stay on task;
  4. Must have excellent communication, teamwork and problem solving skills;
  5. Must be professional, possess a high degree of self-motivation and have a strong work ethic.
  6. Must have the ability to adapt and take-on additional tasks as requested;
  7. Must be capable of recognizing, and have the willingness, to resolve errors and issues;
  8. Must possess a high degree of integrity and the ability to maintain the utmost confidentiality in all company matters.

 OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  Occasional travel to satellite clinics.

Registered Nurse (PRN) ( El Dorado) or (Mountain Home)

JOB SUMMARY:  Practices within the professional boundaries established by the Board of Nursing in assessing patients’ needs, administering physician prescribed treatments, teaching patients and family members about their disease state and the corresponding treatments and side effects, counseling of  patients and family members when appropriate and assisting the physician in the overall care of the patients.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, REGISTRATION:

  1. ADN or BSN from an accredited College of Nursing
  2. Valid and current Arkansas state nursing license
  3. Chemotherapy Certification (required within 90 days of employment)

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE: 

  1. 2-5 years’ clinical experience in direct patient care
  2. Maintain required number of continuing education units (CEU’s) as specified by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing
  3. Excellent computer and other basic office equipment skills
  4. Expertise in IV therapy skills and injections

OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require additional hours outside the normal 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday work schedule.

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