Chief Radiation Therapist
Permanent Full Time
Medicine, Specialist Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Andrew Love Cancer Centre, barwon Heads, Victoria
Hours Per Fortnight: 76
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The Andrew Love Cancer Centre (ALCC) is a comprehensive cancer centre that has provided expert care to those affected by cancer in Geelong and southwest Victoria in a supportive and caring environment since 1992.
Our service gives adults living in the Barwon South West region access to world class cancer treatment. Based in Geelong, we have state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and highly skilled health professionals who provide personalised treatment and care. Chemotherapy, haematology and radiotherapy services are provided at the Andrew Love Cancer Centre and inpatient services are provided in Baxter Wing 6 at University Hospital Geelong. Some outreach clinics are available to people living in rural areas.
The radiotherapy service at Barwon Health is one of four public radiotherapy service providers in Victoria. The service uses Varian planning software and has three Truebeam linacs with a dedicated planning CT and superficial radiotherapy unit. As a public radiotherapy provider the service works collaboratively with the other public radiotherapy centres to deliver personalised treatment for patients of Geelong and the Southwest region.
The Chief Radiation Therapist is responsible for the effective and efficient management, operation, development and delivery of a high quality radiation therapy (RT) service. The role leads a team of Radiation Therapists to coordinate and optimise service performance, ensuring the articulation with program imperatives.
As a key leader in the service the Chief RT consults with the professional managers (Head of Radiation Oncology, Operations Manager, Chief Medical Physicist, Nursing and Admin Managers) within the broader cancer program. This role will be accountable for ensuring that the Radiation Therapy service is consumer centred and integrated within Cancer Services and other key clinical delivery points within Barwon Health.
About the culture
Our staff thrive in a challenging environment, get enjoyment from being part of a highly recognised and skilled team and truly believe they have the opportunities to be their best. Most importantly our dedicated staff live the Barwon Health way with our values under pinning all that we do.
Barwon Health staff benefits
Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne! Derived from the local Wathaurong Aboriginal name for the region Jillong, Geelong is thought to mean ‘land’ or ‘cliffs’.
Diversity and Inclusion
At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.
At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles. If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.
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This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon health immunisation policy.
Vacancy close date: Wednesday 2 February 2022