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Position Title: Radiation Therapists – New Graduates
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 07/10/2020
Application Closing Date: 18/10/2020 11PM
Job #: 064230
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Radiation Therapists – New Graduates
Dunedin Hospital

  • 2x full time 1.0 FTE positions (40 hours per week)
  • Fixed term opportunities (7 December 2020 – 7 June 2021)

We are inviting applications from new graduate Radiation Therapists who wish to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a fixed-term, full-time basis upon successful completion of their studies.

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
In these positions, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and proactive team who continue to develop and provide contemporary radiation therapy treatment in New Zealand. We provide the national stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery service, and deliver a range of techniques including SABR, DIBH, VMAT, and IMRT.

About You
We are looking for enthusiastic team players with excellent communication skills, high levels of initiative and a strong patient focus. A condition of employment into these fixed-term positions will be that you are a NZ trained Radiation Therapist, graduating in November 2020.

To succeed in this role you will need to have:

  • Registration with the MRTB, and a current APC by the start date of your contract
  • 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, 18 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. 

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