Radiation Therapist - Fixed Term
Closes18 Feb 2020
Posted05 Feb 2020
Where you'll be working:Waikato Regional Cancer Centre
The details:fixed-term, 40 hours per week
About the role:
We are seeking a radiation therapist to join our dynamic team at the Waikato Regional Cancer Centre in a fixed-term capacity until November 2020.
The Waikato Regional Cancer Centre is located in the metropolis of Hamilton, New Zealand. This unit serves a population of approximately 580,000, has approximately 120 staff. We are comprised of an Oncology Department (which includes Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy outpatient treatment areas), an Inpatient Ward, Palliative Care Service and a Haematology Outpatient Department.
The centre has an all Varian environment to deliver advanced treatment techniques, incorporating SABR, SRT, IMRT, IGRT, DIBH, RapidArc and HyperArc SRT in 2019. Our staff development programme is extensive and all team members are allowed the opportunity to extend themselves both professionally and personally. Waikato Regional Cancer Centre also has a strong involvement in clinical trials and research. We are always seeking to advance our techniques using modern innovations to improve our practice.
registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board of New Zealand
holds or eligible to hold an APC without conditions
It would be desirable for you to demonstrate:
sound knowledge of radiation therapy techniques including advanced imaging along with pre-treatment and treatment workflow
self-awareness and maturity when dealing with complex situations
excellent teamwork and communication skills
a commitment towards excellence and quality in radiation therapy technique and patient care
Conditions and hours of work are as stated in the Radiation Therapist's Collective Agreement. The successful applicant may be requested to work overtime, participate in on-call as required, and must be available to work all rosters including some public holiday. Start times are between 7 and 10 am.
Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland. It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve.
Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand's largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton's vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Please apply directly online, and click here to review the position description. Applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Kelly Fritz in the Recruitment Team on +64 07 839 8687 or e**********.
Application closing date: 18 February 2020
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