Senior Medical Physicist - Icon Cancer Centre Gosford

Senior Medical Physicist – Icon Cancer Centre – Gosford, NSW
  • Permanent full-time opportunity
  • Friendly and dynamic team environment
  • Advance your career with one of Australia’s fastest-growing radiation oncology providers
  • Generous salary
  • Medical physicists with internationally recognised qualifications are encouraged to apply.
  • Opportunity to join our growing national organisation providing exceptional patient care.
About the Role:
An exciting opportunity exists for a Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist to be a part of our medical physics team within New South Wales.  This role will primarily be based at Icon Cancer Centre Gosford, and will be supported by the wider medical physics team in the region.     
Equipment at Icon Gosford includes a beam matched Varian Halcyon linac with motion management and a WoMed Superficial Unit as well as Eclipse Treatment Planning System. All operating in a paperless environment utilising our networked Aria oncology management system. Treatment services will include stereotactic radiotherapy as well as standard techniques including DIBH Breast, and VMAT/IMRT.  A full suite of Physics QA equipment is also available on-site and our national Medical Physics team operates utilising online collaborative workspaces such as Microsoft Teams and SharePoint.

The appointed Senior Medical Physicist will assist the Regional Medical Physics Manager and Group Director of Medical Physics in providing medical physics support services to the radiotherapy practices operated by Icon Cancer Centre.  This may also include travel to other Icon departments across our network.

This is a full-time permanent role that will report to the Regional Medical Physics Manager. The successful applicants may also be required to manage and maintain a key area of responsibility within the national Icon medical physics group.

A generous Salary and Professional Development package is available, as well as a one-off relocation package (if deemed suitable).

About the person we are going to hire:
The successful applicants will be highly motivated with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. They will be required to take on an integral role in the operational management of day-to-day physics activities and may be expected to offer occasional assistance across all current and upcoming radiotherapy centres across our network. They will also be involved in the development and implementation of new technologies.  A demonstrated ability to perform in a strong multi-disciplinary environment is essential.
Essential Criteria:
  • Eligible for listing on the ACPSEM register of qualified medical physics specialists in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics. Please note, accredited physicists from the UK, USA or Canada are encouraged to apply. Icon has an active program to facilitate overseas accredited physicists gaining entry to the ACPSEM register.
  • Ability to perform routine physics tasks including but not limited to routine equipment quality assurance, patient specific quality assurance (e.g. IMRT/VMAT) and treatment planning support
  • Proven ability to work independently to a high level of scientific achievement
  • Demonstrated high levels of communication and interpersonal skills in a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in managing the implementation of specialty equipment or programs
  • Capable of self-directed work and possessing excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Evidence of contributing to/participating in in-house research and development projects
Desirable Criteria
  • Experience with Varian hardware and software.
  • Three or more clinical years experience as a qualified medical physicist in an advanced radiotherapy department
  • Experience in leading teams and managing resources
About Icon

Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 800 employees our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 17 radiation oncology centres and 8 comprehensive centres offering medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof. The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy.

Icon is an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care and is dedicated to providing exceptional cancer care to patients as close to home as possible.
For more information, please contact Nick Collett (Regional Medical Physics Manager), or Trent Aland (Group Director of Medical Physics)
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