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Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Specialist, NT Radiation Oncology (NTRO)


Post date : 23 November 2021
Close date : 8 December 2021
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1


Job Description


About the Role
We are seeking a motivated and dynamic Radiation Oncology Medical Physics Specialist to join NT Radiation Oncology (NTRO) at the Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre, Darwin.

Working closely with our experienced Medical Physics team, you will ensure the centre operates in accordance with regulatory standards and national best practice. You will be responsible for a number of clinical projects to drive change and increase equity of access to cancer care for Territorians. Your role includes performing commissioning, quality assurance and protocol development for a range of equipment and techniques including IGRT, IMRT, VMAT, DIBH, SABR and SRS. You will be highly integrated in the multidisciplinary environment, participating in frequent clinical discussions and attending multidisciplinary team meetings regularly.

There is significant opportunity for research and involvement in projects locally, interstate and internationally through established internal and external partnerships. You will conduct department teaching in radiation safety, quality assurance and new practices and participate in the teaching of RANZCR Radiation Oncology Registrars. You will have the opportunity to work with our interstate peers through the SA/NT ACPSEM network and exposure to diverse technology including Proton Therapy commencing in South Australia in the near future.

About NTRO
At NTRO, patients have access to comprehensive multidisciplinary care within the NT Cancer Care Network at the Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre and the Royal Darwin Hospital. Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology are co-located at the Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre and provide telehealth and remote clinics to other regions across the NT. We recognise the importance of education, peer support, training and research hence our strong working relationship with the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Charles Darwin University, Menzies School of Health Research and accreditation as a training site within the Radiation Oncology Registrar SA/NT Trainee network. NTRO celebrates diversity and is committed to improving health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, providing a culturally safe environment for staff and patients.

About Darwin
Darwin is a peaceful and relaxing city, set in a unique tropical environment. Darwin is culturally rich and diverse, with the influence of its neighbouring countries adding to the holiday atmosphere. On the weekend, sample traditional street-food from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand at a variety of outdoor markets or attend festivals celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture as well as a variety of international food festivals. Witness the iconic Top End sunset every day from the walkways and cycleways of Nightcliff, Fannie Bay and Mindil Beach. Darwin offers an outdoor lifestyle which is great for children as well as those more adventurous in nature. Residents can explore Litchfield National Park to the west, Kakadu National Park to the east and Nitmiluk National Park to the south. Enjoy swimming, hiking, and camping through the dry season and fishing all year round. The Royal Darwin Hospital and the airport are conveniently located, approximately a 15 minute drive away from most suburbs in and around the city. Darwin offers direct international flights to a variety of destinations and is only a short 2 hour flight to neighbouring Bali and 4 hours to Singapore.

Benefits
NTRO offers attractive remuneration and excellent working conditions supporting good work-life balance. Significant professional development opportunities are available for the aspiring candidate to advance their career including project management, quality and safety and clinical leadership



Job Requirement


Essential Criteria

  • ACPSEM recognised postgraduate degree in Medical Physics
  • ACPSEM Certification in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics
  • Experience implementing new radiation oncology equipment, systems and clinical techniques including acceptance, commissioning and QA of external beam radiation therapy equipment
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills with hands-on approach in multidisciplinary environment
  • Excellent problem solving skills with proven ability to show initiative and sustain high levels of motivation
  • Compassionate, open-minded and inclusive

How to Apply:

Please email your CV and cover letter to Julia Green, Chief Medical Physicist on julia.green@nt.gov.au

Applications close 8th December 2021.

For further information on the role please contact Julia Green on +61422767781

All applications and enquiries will be treated with confidence.



Company Details


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

NT Radiation Oncology

Alan Walker Cancer Care Centre Rocklands Drive, Tiwi NT 0820

Contact Person : Julia Green
Contact Number : +61 422767781
Contact Email : julia.green@nt.gov.au
Company Website :

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