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Diagnostic Imaging Medical Physicist - Consultant | BTS Brisbane


Post date : 13 January 2022
Close date : 10 February 2022
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1

Salary : $181025 - $208211

Job Description


See https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-HSQ402013 closes 10th February 2022

Seeking a highly experienced Medical Physicist Consultant to join the Biomedical Technology Services team in Brisbane. As a recognised expert, you will lead a team providing diagnostic imaging medical physics services in complex clinical environments and play a lead role in the development and improvement of medical physics services across Queensland Health.

  • Lead and supervise the provision of diagnostic imaging medical physics advice, analysis and support services within a service delivery area and across the state, including accountability for:
    • Team planning, scheduling, execution, review, and reporting
    • Line management, development, training, and performance appraisal of team members, including diagnostic imaging medical physics practice
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including clinical staff, equipment suppliers, service providers, team members and managers, to achieve service delivery objectives.
  • Apply expert clinical knowledge and decision-making skills to large-scale or complex professional service delivery, quality, and standards
  • Provide authoritative state-wide and national level scientific counsel in relation to technologies and radiation protection in the diagnostic imaging
  • Lead, coordinate and participate in quality improvement projects and scientific research and development primarily in the areas of new or improved diagnostic imaging techniques and radiation protection of state- wide and/or national relevance, and issue scientific reports for internal and external
  • Lead in the development, implementation and monitoring of diagnostic imaging medical physics professional standards and clinical practices of state-wide
  • Assist the State-Wide Manager in developing, managing and advocating for the strategic and operational plans of the state-wide diagnostic imaging medical physics
  • Provide leadership and advocacy in the development of professional competence in diagnostic imaging medical physics on a state-wide and national
  • Lead and manage quality control programs and radiation protection programs for diagnostic imaging modalities to ensure optimum performance and safe radiation
  • Provide specialist advice in the purchase of diagnostic imaging and associated systems, including high-end modalities. This advice may include:
    • Preparing technical
    • Undertaking technical and performance assessments of
    • Evaluating technical aspects of tender responses, including preparation of specialist reports to be included in evaluation
    • Acceptance testing new equipment to ensure compliance with specifications and relevant safety standards prior to clinical
  • Act as Radiation Safety Officer to:
    • Interpret and advise the possession licensee with respect to Queensland radiation safety legislation, national and international standards, and the scientific literature; and
    • Lead in the continuous improvement of x-ray, radioisotope, and laser
  • Lead change through service-wide quality and service improvement activities and the development of better practice in the delivery of diagnostic imaging medical physics clinical


Job Requirement


  • Demonstrated expert level knowledge, expertise and skills in the contemporary clinical practice standards of diagnostic imaging medical physics.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage: the delivery of diagnostic imaging medical physics work programs and/or medical physics teams.
  • Demonstrated high level oral, written and interpersonal communications skills, including the ability to provide authoritative counsel in matters relating to diagnostic imaging medical physics to stakeholders both within and outside of the discipline.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide active leadership in the development of high-level service improvement initiatives on a state-wide basis.
  • The successful applicant must hold at least a recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent) qualification in Physics
  • The successful applicant must hold the following:
  • Listing on the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists under the specialties of Radiology Medical Physics or Nuclear Medicine Medical Physics (if applicant not based in Australia: must make significant progress within 6 months of appointment).
  • Queensland radiation use licence, Accredited Person certificate and Radiation Safety Officer certificate (if applicant not based in Queensland: must make significant progress within three months of appointment).
  • A “C” class driver' licence is required and you will be required to drive Queensland Health vehicles as part of general duties.


Company Details


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

Biomedical Technology Services

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

Contact Person : David Thiele
Contact Number : 0414 549 236
Contact Email : David.Thiele@health.qld.gov.au
Company Website : https://www.health.qld.gov.au/system-governance/health-system/services/bts

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