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Dosimetry Supervisor Radiation Therapist


Our Purpose: Why we do it

When you work with the Canterbury District Health Board, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. Our primary goal is to put people at the heart of everything we do.

The Team: What we do

Our Radiation Therapy Department is seeking an experienced Radiation Therapist with Dosimetry experience to join us in this exciting opportunity based at Christchurch Hospital!

The department currently provides a full range of radiation therapy services including VMAT, DCAT, SABR(lung), SRT Brain Metastases, deep inspiration breath hold and the full spectrum of IGRT modalities. Development and expansion into other sites using IMRT/SBRT techniques is ongoing.

We have a strong departmental culture with a focus on providing excellence in patient care. The department offers a great work-life balance including 5 annual weeks leave per year.

The Role: Where you fit in

In this role, you will be responsible for the following:

Exemplary patient care providing excellence and setting the quality standards required by the multi-disciplinary team

Liaising with Physics staff and Radiation Oncologists on patient workload

Effectively communicating the expectations for the day to your team and then providing a supportive environment in which to achieve positive outcomes for your team and patients

Participate in staff interims and provided regular feedback on performance encouraging involvement in development of self and service

Encouraging and engaging others to contribute to organisational change

Your skills will include the following:

Strong communication skills and the ability to perform at a high level, leading by example

The ability to motivate others in addition to displaying ownership of own tasks and responsibilities

Previous experience in leading a team with the ability to effectively organise and maintain efficiency of the rostered staff in the area, whilst supporting the various development needs

A minimum of four years post-qualification clinical experience with a broad overview of all areas within the Radiation Therapy Department

Demonstrated experience in dosimetry

Current registration as a Radiation Therapist with the Medical Radiation Technologists Board of New Zealand is essential

Experience in staff training and the implementation of new technology is highly desirable

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko nga tangata, te matua mahi
Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging Here: Becoming part of our story

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, you will enjoy a fantastic benefits scheme, the opportunity for flexible working arrangements and ongoing focus on your career development.

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population. The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

If this role has sparked your interest but does not match your skills then please visit our careers website and have a look at our roles that better suit your expertise.

If you are interested in this role please apply directly on our career site here. Please note only applications submitted via our career site will be accepted.

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Scope of practice

  • Radiation Therapist