Radiation Therapist
REQ98964 Requisition #

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Employment Type:  Casual
Position Classification: Radiation Therapist Level 2
Remuneration: $36.51 - $50.99 per hour
Hours Per Week: 35
Requisition ID: REQ98964

We are currently seeking applications from experienced and suitably qualified Radiation Therapists to join our team as part of the Casual Pool and assist us in providing coverage to cover unplanned workforce requirements.


Qualities you will have include flexibility, commitment to patient and staff welfare and a dedication to teamwork and communication. You will join a team that focuses on delivering excellence in patient care, utilising state of the art radiation therapy and evidence based practice.


Where you'll be working

Northern Sydney’s vision is to be "leaders in healthcare, partners in community wellbeing". Our purpose is “embracing discovery and learning, building partnerships and engaging our community to deliver excellent health and wellbeing.”


We build teams and health services that embrace our values; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment (CORE). Our CORE values and the behaviours that underpin them, shape the way we work together, with our patients and consumers, to deliver excellent health and wellbeing. If you’d like to be part of our journey we want to hear from you.


Northern Sydney Local Health District is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, Workforce Health and Safety, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority.


What you'll be doing

Support the radiation therapy team by covering short term gaps in staffing to assist continued provision of services to our patients. Undertake a full range of duties expected of the Radiation Therapist for the purpose of planning and delivering accurate and precise radiation therapy to patients, as prescribed by the Radiation Oncologists.


The Radiation Therapist will play a proactive role in the multidisciplinary team to ensure optimum patient processing of technical delivery and patient care. Operate equipment and behave at all times according to Health & Safety procedures and according to the professional Code of Conduct of Northern Sydney Health, and ensure all work is carried out within the Radiation Codes of Conduct of Royal North Shore Hospital. Play a key role at all times in delivering the service to the highest professional and technical standards and to facilitate optimum patient throughput and efficiency.


Employees must abide by the NSW Health Code of Conduct. Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants and applicants for positions designated as Category A will be required to obtain required vaccinations prior to commencing employment. 


Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:

  1. Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.
  2. Graduate of a course in Medical Radiation Science - Radiation Therapy, accredited by the Australian Institute of Radiography and eligible for licensure by the Department of Environment & Climate Control (DECC) NSW and eligible for registration by the Federal regulatory authorities.
  3. Demonstrate sound knowledge and experience in all aspects of radiation therapy multimodality image based treatment planning and treatment delivery that may include TBI, SRS, Exactrac, 4DCT and 4DCBCT, IMRT and VMAT, MLC tracking.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge and application of radiation therapy quality assurance and quality controls in radiation therapy.
  5. Demonstrated proven ability to work both independently and in a multidisciplinary team.
  6. Demonstrate interest in continuing professional education, research and quality improvement activities.
  7. Demonstrated ability to participate and contribute to the collection and review of evidence to support evidence based practice.


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For role related queries or questions contact Brian Porter

on Brian.Porter@health.nsw.gov.au or on 02 9463 1358

Applications Close: 30 June 2020               

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