Radiation Therapist
REQ137131 Requisition #

Are you an experienced, forward thinking, enthusiastic and authentic leader dedicated to high quality and better value patient care?  Look no further, this is the job for you!

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 3 Jan 2021)
Position Classification: Radiation Therapist Lvl 2
Remuneration: $66,684.21 - $93,112.66 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 35
Requisition ID: REQ137131
Number of FTE: 1.00
Location: Orange NSW
Applications Close: 20 Nov 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity
As a Radiation Therapist you will be joining a young, dynamic and forward thinking team that is utilising the latest techniques and technologies including SABR, RapidPlan, 3D printing, scripting and automation to make a difference to the people of the Central West.


Located in Central West NSW, just over 3 hours from the capital and nearby coast lines, it has a regional airport which runs regular flights daily to Sydney, and Monday to Friday flights to Brisbane QLD and Melbourne VIC.

Orange is reputed as one of NSW’s premier wine and food regions. It has a mild temperate climate with warm summers and cool winters with snowfall. Many health professionals choose Orange as their home as it offers prestigious schooling, affordable housing and land, a lifestyle where you can spend more of your precious time with family and friends, greater opportunities for community involvement, along with employment growth in health care, social assistance, retail, education and training.

In Orange you can simply enjoy life without the challenges of metropolitan living.

Cancer Services in Western NSW Local Health District have experienced dramatic growth over the last decade.  We have improved local access to care, seen the commencement of Radiation Oncology treatment services, a significant expansion of our workforce, and the development of a highly successful new cancer clinical trials unit based in Orange.  Our Cancer Services are provided from Dubbo, Orange and Bathurst, with outreach treatment clinics in Mudgee, Parkes, Coonabarabran and Cowra.

The Level 2 Radiation Therapist will competently perform as an accredited practitioner during Radiation Therapy Simulation, Planning, Treatment and Quality Assurance procedures, providing patient centered healthcare in line with evidence based practices. 

What we can offer you
  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Monthly ADO’s for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working
Orange Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Successful completion of a degree in Medical Radiation Science or equivalent qualification recognised by Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT) and Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  2. Good communication and interpersonal skills both spoken and written, able to relate with patients, visitors and the various staff groups within the hospital.
  3. Experience with high energy Linear Accelerators equipped with On - Board Imaging and experience with 3D Treatment Planning Systems interfacing with Radiation Therapy CT Scanners.
  4. Demonstrated ability to cope with dynamic and changing work practices including flexibility in work hours and location.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work successfully in small teams while also displaying self-motivation and initiative.
  6. Demonstrated ongoing professional development and knowledge of current trends and developments in Radiation Therapy techniques and technology.
  7. Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to drive for work purposes.

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To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit our website page.

Talent Pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted Role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply to this role. For more information please contact Ashleigh Knight or Katelyn Atkinson on (02) 6882 8100, ashleigh.knight@aes.org.au or katelyn.atkinson@aes.org.au at the Dubbo Western NSW Area Office. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDSteppingUp.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.


Merit Selection

NSW Health follows a merit-based recruitment and selection process per Policy Directive PD2017_040. To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDApplicationSupport

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Stepping Up website aims to assist Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander applicants understand how to apply for roles with NSW Health by clarifying the recruitment and onboarding process. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WNSWLHDSteppingUp

Working Visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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