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Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Registrar | Illawarra and Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centres, NSW

Post date : 25 January 2023
Close date : 8 February 2023
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1

Salary : $74,070 - $106,985 per annum

Job Description

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time until 2 August 2026 with the possibility of extension.
Position Classification: Medical Physics Registrar
Remuneration: $74,070 - $106,985 per annum
Hours Per Week: 38
Applications Close: 8 February 2023

What you'll be doing

This position is for a traineeship in radiation oncology medical physics. The successful candidate must enrol in the ACPSEM ROMP TEAP program. The position is annually renewed for the duration specified to the candidate by ACPSEM. This is usually 3 years for new TEAP candidates who hold the required ACPSEM accredited postgraduate qualifications (MSc or PhD). Ongoing employment will be subject to adequate progress against ACPSEM TEAP training benchmarks.

Trainee physicists will be expected to work as part of a small team of radiation oncology physicists and be fully involved in all aspects of providing a clinical radiation oncology medical physics service. This includes routine QA and commissioning of linacs and other equipment, treatment plan checking, in-vivo dosimetry, research projects, relevant departmental clinical meetings, radiation safety duties and fostering a multi-disciplinary culture of clinical service delivery and research.

The ISLHD Cancer Division incorporates the Illawarra Cancer Care Centre and the Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre.

This is a temporary full time position until 2 August 2026 with the possibility of extension.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed an up-to-date course of a COVID-19 vaccine (3 doses for Category A roles, 2 doses for Category B roles) which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW.

Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Please provide proof of vaccination if available.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Talent Pool

This recruitment may be used to create a talent pool / eligibility list where candidates may be offered casual, permanent, or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases before employment can commence.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

Job Requirement

Selection Criteria
  1. Excellent written and inter-personal communication and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to actively participate in multi-disciplinary teams and interact with patients as required.
  2. Undergraduate degree in physics and completion of an ACPSEM accredited medical physics MSc course or substantial progress towards completion of a PhD.
  3. Eligible to enrol in ACPSEM radiation oncology physics TEAP.
  4. Prepared and able to work outside normal working hours to perform clinical and training duties.
  5. Demonstrated interest in research and evidence of initiative in problem solving as well as time and data management skills. Some experience with scripting or programming using common languages, for example MATLAB, Python or C++.
  6. High level of understanding of radiation dosimetry and physics and the ability to apply this knowledge to practical clinical situations.
  7. Hold or be eligible to hold NSW Radiation Licence IA29S and a current valid driver's licence.
  8. Eligible to work in Australia.

Company Details

** For those interested and qualified candidates, please contact the contact person directly.

NSW Health

Wollongong Hopsital Shoalhaven Cancer Care Centre

Contact Person : Martin Carolan
Contact Number : Via Email
Contact Email :
Company Website :

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