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Southern NSW Local Health District


Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project. Join our ever-growing team!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Senior Medical Physics Specialist
Remuneration: $192,646.00 – $216,734.00 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 38
Location: Dubbo, NSW

Senior Medical Physics Specialist
Dubbo Health Service

About the role:

Dubbo Health Service is looking for an experienced Senior Medical Physics Specialist to join the medical physics team at the new Western Cancer Centre in Dubbo.

The Senior Medical Physics Specialist will lead the onsite team and provide supervision and the medical physics services required for external beam radiation therapy treatments and will also be involved in education, training, quality improvement, radiation safety and research and development.

The Senior Medical Physics Specialist will provide clinical input to planning, scientific and technical service for maintenance, quality assurance, calibration as well as medical physics advice. This will also include complex planning for radiotherapy treatment and procedures, teaching radiation safe practices and research and development within the department.

This position is based at Dubbo. Occasional travel to Orange may be required.

This is an exciting role providing opportunities for growth and development in a supportive environment. If this sounds like you, apply now!

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered.

Incentives:
This position may offer incentives to prospective employees, which may include relocation assistance, accommodation subsidy, professional development and flexible work practices. If you are the successful candidate, please discuss possible incentives before accepting the position.

Where you’ll be working: Western Cancer Centre, Dubbo

The Western Cancer Centre is a progressive unit providing holistic services to Western NSW and recently opened in Oct 2021. The newly constructed radiotherapy department at Dubbo is equipped with modern treatment technology including Siemens PET-CT, Varian TrueBeam Linac, Orthovoltage unit, and Eclipse treatment planning system.

The radiation oncology team consists of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, medical physicists, and allied health professionals and is involved in innovative and modern treatment technology, including IMRT, VMAT, and SBRT.

For the first time a Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scan for cancer diagnostics is available in a regional location.

Living & Working in Dubbo

Dubbo Health Service is a part of the Western NSW Local Health District and a major rural referral hospital. We are currently undergoing a major transformation under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project to provide expanded and upgraded clinical services to the people of Western NSW.

For more information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service please visit www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au

If you’re considering a tree change, Dubbo provides one of the best Australia has to offer. It is a major regional city with a population of about 52,000 people situated on the beautiful Macquarie River, 420 kilometers north-west of Sydney. It is a progressive city with a thriving town centre and there are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard. Dubbo provides various options for family living including child care and schools, sports facilities, recreation and entertainment as well as cafes and restaurants and is truly a package deal!

Find out more about living and working in Dubbo at https://dubbo.com.au/live.

Also visit our website www.dubbohospitalcareers.com.au for interviews and testimonials from our current staff about their experiences moving to Dubbo.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system.
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:

Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 5 January 2022 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Dr Dilli Banjade on
(02) 6369 3809 or dilli.banjade@health.nsw.gov.au

COVID-19 Response:
All NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful for this role.

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.

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