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Senior Medical Physicist / Kaiahupūngao Hauora Radiation Oncology

Post date : 30 March 2021
Close date : 25 April 2021
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1

Salary : $117,031 - $132,797 NZD
Location : Wellington, NZ

Job Description

The radiation oncology service operates within the Blood and Cancer Centre which serves the capital city of Wellington and surrounding regions. The senior medical physicist has assigned responsibility for specific areas of practice, and also practices across other specialty areas of practice.andnbsp;

The radiation oncology service operates Varian systems including 3 Truebeam linacs, Bravos HDR brachytherapy and Aria/Eclipse software as well as a Siemens CT scanner and Xstrahl superficial x-ray system. A full range of contemporary external beam radiation treatments are offered, including VMAT and SRT/SBRT, as well as image guided HDR brachytherapy for gynaecological, prostate and skin cancers.andnbsp;

Our friendly physics team is 13 strong. Our focus is both routine work and clinical practice developments, and we aim to publish and present our work where possible. We are also an ACPSEM accredited training centre with a good reputation for training medical physicists. Further information about our service is linked from the advert on the CCDHB recruitment website.andnbsp;

We are seeking a senior physicist with substantial experience. ACPSEM registration or an international equivalent is essential. Specific areas of responsibility will be negotiated to suit the successful candidateandrsquo;s experience and interests. We welcome international applications and offer a relocation package.

Job Requirement

a. Essential Professional Qualifications / Accreditations / Registrations:
 BSc Physics from a New Zealand university or an overseas equivalent
 MSc Medical Physics or Physics from a New Zealand university or an overseas equivalent
 ACPSEM Certification and Registration in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics, or an overseas equivalent
 Licensed under NZ Radiation Protection Act to use ionising radiation for role of medical physics expert in radiation
b. Knowledge and Experience:
 Relevant and significant clinical experience in radiation oncology medical physics, at least 5 years post certification
 Knowledge of quality improvement processes and experience implementing them
c. Skills:
 Able to achieve high standards of professional competency
 Able to influence development of best practice standards.
 Self-directed and high degree of personal initiative
 Able to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team as well as independently
 Able to prioritise and work to deadlines
 Able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
 Able to supervise less experienced members of staff
 Able to provide high quality training to medical physics registrars
 Able to display a professional work ethic
 Able to undertake work of a physical nature such as lifting equipment or pushing trolleys

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Company Details

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

Capital Coast District Health Board

Wellington Hospital, New Zealand

Contact Person : Philip Adamson
Contact Number : +6448062548
Contact Email :
Company Website :

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