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Radiation Therapist (Grade 1)

LocationThe Alfred
Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
Positions2 Positions
Job no: 69470
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Radiographer / Radiation Therapist

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

  • 1-year Fixed Term appointment
  • Full Time (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Grade 1 Radiation Therapist
  • Graduate RT Program
  • Alfred Health location
  • Great staff benefits!

The Department

Alfred Health Radiation Oncology (AHRO) is a unit of a comprehensive cancer service, with sites located at The Alfred - Melbourne (ARO) and Gippsland Radiation Oncology (GRO) at Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) - Traralgon. The service provides the full range of general radiation oncology and radiation therapy services in addition to some specialised services with both state and national significance.

The Role

Alfred Health's Graduate Radiation Therapist program is aimed at newly qualified radiation therapists entering their first position of employment post graduation. As part of the 12-Month contract, sucessful candidates will undertake a diverse rotation through planning and treatment with a tailored program to support their entry into the profession. Incumbents will be responsible for performing routine radiation treatment planning and treatment delivery and have the opportunity to experience specialty areas and the regional services at GRO. 

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Medical Radiations or equivalent
  • National Registration with AHPRA to practice as a Medical Radiation Practitioner (Radiation Therapist)
  • General skills and knowledge base in radiation therapy practice commensurate with entry level qualifications at degree or masters level
  • Ability to manage allocated workload efficiently and effectively and within acceptable timeframes, at times with some senior assistance for more complex planning, treatment or problem solving situations relative to experience
  • Awareness of quality and safety issues
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Interpersonal and communication skills enabling effective participation in a team and multidisciplinary environment

Staff Benefits

  • Generous salary packaging and novated leasing are available through Maxxia
  • Onsite child care services, a payroll deductible expense
  • Onsite staff gym, a payroll deductible expense
  • Modern onsite library facilities, exclusive to Alfred Health staff
  • Access to health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance

Application Process

The Graduate RT position is open to applicants entering the first Radiation Therapy role post qualification. All applicants should submit:

  • a cover letter
  • a curriculum vitae including
    • 2 clinical referees; each referee should be contactable and able to reply via email. Both email addresses and phone numbers are sought
    • AHPRA registration & Victorian Department of Health Radiation Use Licence required upon commencement

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Phil Jones / Cherie Evans on (03) 9076 3522 

Applications close at 11pm AEST, Sunday 19th May 2024.

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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au