Position Details
Reference Number 37065
Position Title Medical Physicist Grade 3
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Location Off Site
Department / Ward / Clinical Area Radiotherapy Ballarat
Hours per Week 38.00
Position Summary

Are you seeking the challenge of a new role bringing state of the art treatment to regional patients?  Would you like to work in a supportive, patient focused public health service?

Join us as a Senior Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist (Full time, permanent)

Ballarat Austin Radiation Oncology Centre in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia.

At Ballarat Austin Radiation Oncology Centre (BAROC), we offer the latest radiotherapy treatment techniques and use the most advanced technology to provide the best care to patients and their families in the Ballarat and Grampians region. BAROC is located with the Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC), a world-class cancer centre providing cancer care, treatment and research.  Austin Health also provides world class radiotherapy services in metropolitan Melbourne at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre, offering unique opportunities for professional collaboration.

Full Time Opportunity 

We are seeking a well-rounded physicist who is confident, creative and solutions focused to help deliver optimal patient care.  The person we seek will be directly involved in the clinical implementation of new treatment techniques and technology; they will be encouraged to take ownership of projects and will be supported in developing their own skills and those of the radiotherapy team.

The position is located in Ballarat. 

The City of Ballarat is one of Victoria’s largest regional centres, an 1 ½ hours drive to Melbourne or an 1 ½  to Victoria’s famous surf at Bell’s Beach.  Ballarat was recently named as Victoria’s most liveable regional city and is home to some of the finest primary and secondary schools in Australia, as well as several high-quality tertiary educational institutions. In Ballarat there is there’s something for everyone - from beautiful natural attractions, such as Lake Wendouree, to renowned galleries, theatres, festivals and restaurants.

BAROC is a purpose-built cancer treatment centre within the Ballarat Regional Intergrated Cancer Centre, located on the Ballarat Base Hospital site. The department is equipped with 2 Varian Trilogy linacs, Siemens AS Definition CT and a WoMed T-105 superficial x-ray unit (located at Stawell).   Treatment planning is completed using Monaco and ARIA is the OIS used within the centre. Mobius 3D&FX are being implemented to streamline our patient QA and MIM Maestro in the development phase in the department. Physics is very well equipped with a wide range of QA equipment and is well supported to attend training and conferences. Physicists have an active role in Quality Initiatives, Research, IT, implementation of New Technology and Strategic Planning for the department.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include significant salary packaging, employee assistance program, a 9 day fortnight with an RDO per fortnight; 5 weeks annual leave and many other staff benefits.

Apply online via https://www.austin.org.au/careers/vacancies/?CatID=1


To discuss further please contact:  Nikki Caswell, Lead Physicist – BAROC Nikki.Caswell@austin.org.au

Ph: 03 53208601 or mobile 0418899473


Alternatively contact

Kym Rykers, Medical Physics Manager Kym.Rykers@austin.org.au

Ph: 03 94962062 or mobile 0407343167

Selection Criteria Essential: ACSPEM accreditation or equivalent
Contact Person Nikki Caswell
Contact Number (03) 5320 8601
Contact Email nikki.caswell@austin.org.au
Alternate Contact Person Kym Rykers
Alternate Contact Number (61) 3949 6206
Alternate Contact Email kym.rykers@austin.org.au
Closing Date 14/04/2021
Position Description
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