Alfred Health is the main provider of health services to people in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne and is also a major provider of specialist services to people across Victoria. The Health Service operates three outstanding facilities: The Alfred, Caulfield and Sandringham.
Alfred Health Radiation Oncology is seeking specialist Radiation Oncologist(s) for a locum tenens position(s) at The Alfred Hospital, Frankston and at our regional campus, Gippsland Radiation Oncology at LaTrobe Regional Hospital (LRH). In addition, generalist Radiation Oncology expertise would be required. The applicant would need to fit well into an established Radiation Oncology team, comply with Alfred Health management protocols and quality framework, both in a regional Victorian setting, and in Melbourne. Sessions are required mainly at The Alfred, but there is also need for work in Traralgon.
Alfred Health Radiation Oncology is based at The Alfred in Melbourne and administers a regional service for LRH, near Traralgon. The radiation therapy facility unit is fully equipped with three Varian Linacs with MLCs, EPIs and dynamic wedges, a dedicated multi-slice helical CT scanner with 4D CT capability, Eclipse planning system, an SXR unit, and an Aria information management system. RapidArc techniques are used in standard clinical practice, and patients are treated locally with stereotactic radiotherapy. There is also a seed brachytherapy program.
Alfred Health Radiation Oncology is associated with Monash University in research and teaching activities and has active accredited training programs in the Radiation Oncology professions at LRH, including an accredited registrar training position. An interest in Registrar training would be expected.
Applicants must be legally-qualified practitioners; registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency; hold Fellowship of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists; have demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in radiation oncology and meet Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Radiation Oncology.
The position will be covering long service leave and may extend beyond the three month period, experience in prostate/seed brachytherapy would be an advantage.
Enquiries to A/Prof Hany Elsaleh on 03 9076 5871
Applications close: Sunday, 23rd February 2020
Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.