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Position Title: Radiation Therapist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 07/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 25/10/2020 11PM
Job #: 064173
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Radiation Therapist 
Dunedin Hospital

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

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 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 both professionally and personally in a vibrant city with an unparalleled lifestyle. 

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

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. 

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

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 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.

Closing Date: Sunday, 25 October 2020
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:

Children’s Act 2014
Due to this position potentially having contact with children, and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for. 

How to Apply  
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