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Medical Physicist South Australia

Sa Health

Sa Health South Australia Australia

3 months ago

Central Adelaide Local Health Network, Royal Adelaide Hospital Salary MPH-2 $76,307 (pro rata)
Permanent full-time

The Medical Physics Section provides professional radiation oncology medical physics services to enable the reliable, precise and safe delivery of high-quality radiation therapy services using complex equipment, software and techniques within the Central and Northern Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN/NALHN) regions.

Under the management of a Principal Medical Physicist, the occupant of this position:

Operates as a professional radiation oncology medical physics specialist exercising a very high level of professional responsibilities and initiative within a multidisciplinary team.
Acts in a responsible, professional and efficient manner, and applies recognised medical physics standards and practice, in providing high quality medical physics services.
Ensures the day-to-day maintenance of routine medical physics services and the performance of the more complex tests... that result in effective provision of a patient-centred medical physics service.
Undertakes research and development in the radiation oncology medical physics specialist area.
Provides education, training and development to staff, students and public in the areas of radiation safety, radiation oncology medical physics and related disciplines.
Complies with Policies, Procedures and Instructions as detailed in the Department’s Quality Management System.


An ACPSEM recognised 3-4 year undergraduate degree majoring in physics or a relevant branch of engineering.
An ACPSEM recognised postgraduate qualification in Medical Physics (e.g. a Masters or PhD).
Certification in Radiation Oncology Medical Physics (RO CMPS) conferred by the ACSPEM; or admission to the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists and Radiopharmaceutical Scientists in Radiation Oncology (RO QMPS); or a suitable non-ACPSEM certification or qualification.

Note: Applicants with non-ACPSEM certification or qualification (e.g. overseas applicants) must apply to be on the ACPSEM Register of Qualified Medical Physics Specialists and Radiopharmaceutical Scientists within 6 months of commencing employment and maintain such registration for the duration of their employment.

Benefits of Working at CALHN
From salary packaging to flexible working arrangements, and a large range of opportunities for movement and career progression, you’ll find there are lots of benefits of working with Central Adelaide Local Health Network.

Salary packaging: Salary packaging is an option for saving money by paying for some of your everyday expenses from your salary before it is taxed.
Diversity and inclusion: CALHN supports and fosters a culture in which employees feel they belong and feel safe at work. The culture aims to encourage all people to use their talents and to be valued and rewarded for their contributions.
Flexible working arrangements: Voluntary flexible working provisions have been introduced to enable CALHN employees to better balance work, personal life and family commitments.
Opportunity for movement across the SA Health system: There are always opportunities for you to develop your skills and your career at one of our many metropolitan or regional sites


We’re looking for talented staff to join us and help us to shape the future of health through and and achieve our vision of being in the top 50 health services in the world and top 5 in Australia.

Each day presents our nearly 15,000 employees with an opportunity to perform at their best, not because they are expected to, but because they want to as they work together to achieve our . Together we’re committed to delivering the very best in care for the community in line with .

The Central Adelaide Local Health Network includes South’s Australia’s major quaternary facility, the Royal Adelaide Hospital, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, the Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre and the Repat Health Precinct. We also deliver mental health services at Glenside Health Services and at a range of other locations across the metropolitan area.

Our Statewide clinical services include BreastScreen SA, SA Pathology, SA Medical Imaging and SA Pharmacy. Community health services include SA Dental (including School Dental Services), SA Prison Health and Donate Life SA
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