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Senior Medical Physicist | Peter Mac, Melbourne, VIC


Post date : 2 August 2022
Close date : 5 September 2022
Category : Job Advertisement
Vacancies : 1


Job Description


Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.

Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.

Senior Medical Physicist – Melbourne - Grade 4

(0.5 EFT Permanent + 0.5 EFT Fixed Term 18 months)

Peter Mac boasts a comprehensive range of imaging, planning and treatment equipment distributed across five sites, four city and one regional. This includes 7 CT scanners with 4D imaging capability, PET-CT scanner, 16 linear accelerators, many of which are equipped with kilo-voltage imaging (including cone beam CT) and access to a wide range of nuclear medicine and radiology equipment.

The Physical Sciences department at Peter Mac comprises a group of 33 medical physicists (6 in training) and 5 biomedical engineers. The department’s primary role is to provide support for Peter Mac’s radiotherapy services. This includes commissioning and quality assurance of equipment, radiation safety, clinical dosimetry, and planning of specialized treatments such as brachytherapy, stereotactic therapy, whole body irradiation and IMRT. There are many opportunities for clinically relevant research and development. Current multidisciplinary research projects are primarily focused on the clinical introduction of new imaging and treatment techniques. Physicists are encouraged to engage in tumour stream activities.

Currently, we have an opportunity to employ a Senior Radiation Oncology Medical Physicists (ROMP), to work at our Melbourne site. Applicants are required to have a post-graduate qualification in medical physics. Applicants are expected to hold certification by ACPSEM or a recognised equivalent qualification and to be on the register of qualified medical physicists maintained by the ACPSEM. This position will require some out-of-hours duties, which may include weekend work. Flexibility to work at other Peter Mac campuses is also required.

Remuneration as per Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists and Psychologists) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement – FF13 - MED PHYSICIST GR 4 YR1 & 2 ($154,642.80) to FF15 - MED PHYSICIST GR 4 YR5 ($182,650.00). Generous salary packaging options are also available.

Enquiries to Prof. Tomas Kron, Director Physical Sciences, Telephone (03) 8559 6925 or email tomas.kron@petermac.org

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and names of at least two professional referees.

For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.

Peter Mac requires its staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please contact us if you would like to discuss this requirement.

Why work for Peter Mac:

Peter Mac offer a range of benefits which support our people both personally and professionally.
Our staff benefits include award winning facilities, professional development and events, a health and wellbeing program, flexible work practices and policies and financial benefits such as salary packaging.
We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with a disability.



Job Requirement


For further information about this opportunity and to apply, please visit Peter Mac Recruitment Site - https://petermac.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=7bfXH+V6PbQ=&jbc=ere



Company Details


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

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

305 Grattan St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Contact Person : Tomas Kron
Contact Number : 85596925
Contact Email : tomas.kron@petermac.org
Company Website : https://petermac.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=7bfXH+V6PbQ=jbc=ere

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