Medical Physicist
Southern Health
Dunedin, Otago
13h ago

Medical Physicist

Southern Blood & Cancer Service, Dunedin Hospital, New Zealand

  • Opportunity to share your expertise in radiation oncology and develop clinical techniques
  • Full-time permanent 1.0FTE vacancy (40 hours per week)
  • Are you looking for a new challenge and the chance to live in beautiful Aotearoa? Southern District Health Board in our fabulous South Island has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark.

    We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Medical Physicist to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a full-time, permanent basis.

    Radiation Oncology Physics Team at Dunedin Hospital

    The Southern Blood & Cancer Service (SBCS) provides a Radiation Oncology Service for the entire Southern region. Medical Physicists play a vital role in the clinical application of radiation to treat cancer.

    As part of a multidisciplinary team, you will ensure that treatments are safe and effective. We are seeking an additional experienced Medical Physicist to join the current team of eight Medical Physicists and two Technicians.

    The service has three Linear Accelerators including two Elekta HD Versas, and a Varian TrueBeam, a Monaco treatment planning system and Mosaiq oncology patient management system, and Siemens CT scanner.

    SBCS delivers Body Stereotactic treatment for lung and spine in addition to providing the national cranial stereotactic service.

    The Physicist will be expected to engage in all areas of medical physics including clinical consultancy, treatment delivery and verification, quality assurance and latest technology evaluation.

    Position Requirements

    The candidates must have a proven ability to lead the development of clinical techniques and innovations. Applicants must also possess ACPSEM certification / accreditation in radiation oncology medical physics, or an international equivalent, and have a post-graduate degree in Medical Physics or Physics.

  • Candidates should have experience with Elekta and Varian LINACs including clinical experience with Stereotactic Ablative Body Radiotherapy (SABR);
  • and LINAC quality assurance procedures. It is desirable to have Elekta Monaco treatment planning experience.

    About Southern DHB

    Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area.

    We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

    Now is also a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education and outstanding recreational opportunities.

    Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art there’s literally something for everyone.

    Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

    If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for then apply today!

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