Senior Medical Physicist

Senior Medical Physicist – Icon Cancer Centre Hobart
  • Permanent full-time opportunity
  • Friendly and dynamic team environment
  • Advance your career with one of Australia’s fastest-growing radiation oncology providers
Opportunity to join our growing national organization providing exceptional patient care.
About the Role:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist at our Icon Cancer Centre in Hobart, Tasmania.  This department provides patients with integrated access to on-site multi-disciplinary care with Radiation Oncology and Medical Oncology provided by Icon and PET/CT imaging provided by QScan.    
Equipment in Hobart includes a fully featured Varian Truebeam linac, and networked Eclipse Treatment Planning System operating in a paperless environment utilising Aria.  Treatment services include cranial and extracranial stereotactic radiotherapy utilising Varian advanced motion management package, 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 Senior Medical Physicist will assist the Regional Medical Physics Manager and National Director of Medical Physics in providing medical physics support services to the radiotherapy practices operated by Icon Cancer Centre Hobart. This is a full-time permanent role that reports to the Regional Medical Physics Manager.
A generous 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 applicant will be highly motivated with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. You will be required to take on an integral role in the operational management of day-to-day medical physics activities at Hobart and may be expected to offer occasional assistance across all current and future radiotherapy centres. You 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
  • Experience with stereotactic treatments, along with Varian equipment
  • Ability to perform routine medical physics tasks including but not limited to routine equipment quality assurance, patient specific quality assurance (e.g. IMRT/VMAT) and treatment planning support
  • Evidence of contributing to/participating in in-house research and development projects
  • Proven ability to work independently to a high level of scientific achievement
  • Demonstrated high levels of communication and interpersonal skills in a multidisciplinary team
  • Capable of self-directed work and possessing excellent problem-solving skills.
About Icon:

Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. 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 offering, medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof. The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy.
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.

For more information, please contact Nigel Middlebrook (Regional Medical Physics Manager)
*Applications close COB 28th January 2022*
To apply for this opportunity please complete the on-line application using the “Apply” button
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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