Radiation Therapist

Radiation Therapist - Icon Cancer Centre Cairns

Key Points
  • Develop your Career within a Highly Innovative, Patient-Focussed, Rapidly Expanding Company
  • Deliver High Quality Radiation Therapy Planning and Treatment Services to the Local Community
  • Provide Exceptional Patient Care with Cutting-Edge Technology and Therapy Techniques
  • 12 Month, Full Time Contract Position, Cairns, QLD
About Icon:

Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into Asia and New Zealand. With over 700 employees, our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 17 radiation oncology centres and 8 comprehensive centres, integrating medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof. The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy, offering a uniquely comprehensive suite of services for cancer patients.

Icon is dedicated to providing exceptional cancer care to communities across Australia. Given the size of Icon, we can provide extensive opportunities within an ideal environment to progress your career, access far reaching opportunities and be part of an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care.

About the Role:

Our Radiation Therapy team is expanding to deliver additional services in Cairns, which has created an excellent new opportunity for a Radiation Therapist to join our team.

With the ability to work across two radiation oncology centres in Cairns; newly opened world-class Private centre, and the established Cairns Hospital Liz Plummer Cancer Care Centre, this is a very exciting role which will soon have access to two newly installed TrueBeam linear accelerators and SGRT with an expanding Stereotactic program and advanced IGRT, a brand new Halcyon with SGRT and comprehensive stereotactic capability, a Siemens Go.Sim and Biograph CT, and Eclipse TPS, to deliver exceptional care in an inpatient and outpatient setting.

This is a Full-Time 12 Month Contract position, working within the hours 6am to 6pm Monday to Friday. Continued professional development is strongly supported at Icon, with dedicated CPD leave and allowance for all radiation therapists, a national in-service program, and education/training advisors available to support career progression and aspiration. Icon proudly celebrates individual and team success through our internal Rewards & Recognition program. As such, the local team has been recently selected as a finalist within Icon’s annual awards, highlighting the supportive nature of the department and the impact we make on the community.

Cairns is a beautiful tropical location, where the rainforest meets the reef. There are plenty of local attractions to explore, or just relax and enjoy the sunshine. Direct domestic flights to most capital cities make it such an accessible place to live.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide high-quality, safe, patient-centred clinical radiation therapy planning and treatment delivery services that complies with all relevant safety and quality standards.
  • Maintain the highest standards of patient care and continually enhance the quality of service and patient experience.
  • Liaise with members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure patient needs are met in a timely manner.
  • Exhibit a strong patient focus and treating all patients and their carers with respect, dignity, and equality.
  • Support a high-performance culture that delivers quality patient care services through a patient centric and collaborative approach.
About the people we’re going to hire:

Our dynamic and innovative teams collaborate closely to maintain a team focus on providing cutting edge radiation therapy techniques. We are looking for someone who is highly enthusiastic, motivated and quick to adapt in a supportive environment.

Skills & Experience:
  • Proven technical proficiency in radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills that inspire the trust and confidence required to build strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated understanding of, and a commitment to, the delivery of high-quality radiation therapy services.
  • Ability to adhere to clinical protocols and procedures.
  • Understanding of the service delivery model within the private healthcare sector.
  • Demonstrable capacity to work effectively and positively both independently, and as a member of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Current AHPRA Registered Radiation Therapist with QLD Radiation Use Licence.
How to Apply:  
If you are highly enthusiastic, quick to adapt in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about providing quality patient care, we want to hear from you. In return we offer a friendly, dynamic work environment, career development pathways and the opportunity to work for a growing and innovative market leader.  For further details or to discuss this opportunity, please contact Cushla Edwards, Clinical Lead Radiation Therapist, Cushla.Edwards@icon.team or 07 4036 5200

If you meet the above criteria, please apply by clicking on the Apply link below, including your resume and cover letter
Icon Group celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace for all employees. We encourage applications from all diverse backgrounds.

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