Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist


Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Darwin, Northern Territory

Northern Territory Government
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Department: Medical Imaging – Royal Darwin Hospital
Level: Professional 3
Remuneration package range: $123,842 – $138,509
Comprising salary $106,568 – $119,351 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave
Work type: Full Time, ongoing

If you want your career to go places then join Department of Health in the Northern Territory.
The challenges and opportunities in health and community care in the Territory are like no other in Australia, from remote Aboriginal health to tropical health and urban tertiary care. Continued investments in Aboriginal health, remote health, acute care and community services offer many opportunities for health professionals who want to be part of making a difference.

Opportunity for a Senior Nuclear Medicine Technologist to join the growing team at Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) medical imaging, performing nuclear medicine procedures including Positron Emission Tomography (PET), and also to be trained and assist in radiopharmacy production and Quality Control at the RDH cyclotron facility.

They are looking for a motivated Technologist who has advanced knowledge and extensive experience in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine. Under the guidance of, and in collaboration with, the Manager of Nuclear Medicine and the medical imaging senior leadership team, this position will provide leadership for nuclear medicine and PET at the RDH. The successful applicant will have highly-developed leadership and interpersonal skills and will show enthusiasm for professional practice supervision, training and mentorship, and providing clinical support across the medical imaging team.

The position would suit an experienced technologist looking for a varied public hospital workload with no on-call service, and with well-developed communication skills and a commitment to patient-centred care.

The department has an engaged and approachable nuclear medicine physician on-site.

Royal Darwin Hospital provides a working environment which embraces professional development; roles with variety, flexibility and opportunity for career progression; support for staff to maximise their health and wellbeing; and encourages work/life balance.

Additional benefits:

  • 6½ weeks annual leave per year
  • Staff-orientated roster allowing opportunities to explore all the Top-End has to offer
  • Modern equipment
  • Salary packaging
  • Employment Assistance Program.


Applications must be limited to a one-page summary sheet and detailed resume. For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit  

Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at

For immunisation requirements – Category A (direct contact with blood or body substances) or Category B (indirect contact with blood or body substances), check with contact person for requirements.

The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.

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For further information please contact Jack Anderson, Manager of Nuclear Medicine, by emailing  

Quote Vacancy number 43420
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Applications Closing Date: Sunday 7 August 2022