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Position Title: Radiation Therapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 07/08/2019
Application Closing Date: 23/08/2019 11PM
Job #: 059125
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Radiation Therapist

Dunedin Hospital

  • Permanent vacancy!
  • Full time 1.0FTE position (40 hours per week)


Are you looking for a change or a new challenge?  Southern District Health Board has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark.  We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Radiation Therapist to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a permanent full-time basis.


About Southern DHB

Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand health boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


About the Role – what’s in it for me?

This position involves working as part of a dynamic team utilising innovative technology and new initiatives to deliver radiation therapy to patients within the Otago and Southland regions.  Our department equipment includes three linear accelerators and a Siemens CT scanner to plan and deliver modern radiation therapy including SABR, VMAT, IMRT, IGRT, and DIBH. We are currently installing two Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators as part of a linac replacement project, in addition to our Varian Truebeam. The department utilises the full suite of Elekta software including Monaco Treatment Planning System and MOSAIQ Patient Management System. We also provide the National Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Service for New Zealand.


Staff have many opportunities to develop professionally and personally in a vibrant city with an unparalleled lifestyle. We are surrounded by beautiful uncrowded beaches, stunning scenery, and an abundance of native wildlife.  Our museums, galleries and gardens are superb and there are great cafés, restaurants, and shopping.  


About You

To succeed in this role you will need to have:

  • Current registration with the MRTB and a current APC, with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused


If this sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for then apply today


Closing Date: Friday, 23 August 2019


Now is a great time to relocate to Southern if you were considering a move. The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it is surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone.  Why don’t you check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.


Please note we may begin shortlisting as we receive applications and if necessary withdraw the advertising at any time. If you are interested in this position please do not delay! For further information please contact Karen Cope, Recruitment Advisor – Medical Directorate. Phone: (03) 470 9605 or Email:

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