Radiation Therapist at Waikato District Health Board (Hamilton), Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Where you’ll be working: Waikato Regional Cancer Centre – Waikato Hospital
The details: Permanent, Full time – 40 Hours per week
We have an opportunity for a radiation therapist to permanently join our dynamic team at the Waikato Regional Cancer Centre.
About the service:
The Waikato Regional Cancer Centre is located in the metropolis of Hamilton, New Zealand. This unit serves a population of approximately 580,000, has approximately 120 staff. We are comprised of an Oncology Department (which includes Radiation Therapy and Chemotherapy outpatient treatment areas), an Inpatient Ward, Palliative Care Service and a Haematology Outpatient Department.
The centre has an all Varian environment to deliver advanced treatment techniques, incorporating SABR, SRT, IMRT, IGRT, DIBH, RapidArc and HyperArc SRT in 2019. Our staff development programme is extensive and all team members are allowed the opportunity to extend themselves both professionally and personally. Waikato Regional Cancer Centre also has a strong involvement in clinical trials and research. We are always seeking to advance our techniques using modern innovations to improve our practice.
• Registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board of New Zealand
• Holds or eligible to hold an APC without conditions
It would be desirable for you to demonstrate:
• Sound knowledge of radiation therapy techniques including advanced imaging along with pre-treatment and treatment workflow
• Self-awareness and maturity when dealing with complex situations
• Excellent teamwork and communication skills
• A commitment towards excellence and quality in radiation therapy technique and patient care
Conditions and hours of work are as stated in the Radiation Therapist’s Collective Agreement.
The successful applicant may be requested to work overtime, participate in on-call as required, and must be available to work all rosters including some public holiday. Start times are between 7am and 10am.
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The Waikato District Health Board Health & Safety has a policy that includes ensuring that you comply with the Health Order announced 11 October 2021 and with the Waikato DHB’s Vaccine Preventable Diseases for Employees policy. The policy prescribes the required vaccinations including COVID19 for all employees of Waikato DHB. COVID-19 vaccinations are mandatory before you commence employment.
The Waikato District Health Board (DHB) is one of the largest of 20 DHBs in New Zealand.
We plan, fund and provide health and disability support services to a population of more than 400,000. We run five hospitals across the district – a tertiary hospital in Hamilton, a secondary hospital in Thames, and three rural hospitals in Te Kuiti, Taumarunui, and Tokoroa.
Waikato Hospital in Hamilton is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary, teaching hospitals with over 600 inpatient beds and 22 operating theatres. Clinical specialities include Women’s and Children Services, Cardiology / Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oncology and Haematology, Surgical services, and Mental Health and Addiction. Waikato Hospital is the Midland regional referral centre for multiple specialties including trauma surgery, oncology, and neurology.
We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori communities.
Waikato is the fourth largest region in New Zealand and located just south of Auckland.
It features a wide range of world-class outdoor and cultural experiences. You can surf the world-famous beaches of Raglan, swim at the beautiful beaches of the Coromandel, hike our majestic mountain ranges, tour the Hobbiton shire, experience the magic of the Waitomo glowworm caves, and encounter a vast array of flora and fauna at the remarkable Maungatautari Ecological Reserve. Situated on the banks of the mighty Waikato River, Hamilton is New Zealand’s largest metropolitan inland city. Hamilton’s vibrant city centre and rich cultural mix makes it an ideal place to experience the authentic friendly Kiwi lifestyle.
Please apply directly online, applications are not able to be accepted via email. For any queries about the role please contact Elysia Koretz in the Recruitment Team via email: Elysia.Koretz@waikatodhb.health.nz.
Application closing date: Open until filled
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