Specialist / Senior Specialist – Radiation Oncology

$284,320 - $383,585 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 23 Nov, 2021
Full time Executive and Management Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Full-time Temporary

Closes: 30 November 2021

Classification: Specialist Band 1 - 5/Senior Specialist
Salary: $183,172 - $247,471 plus superannuation
Position No: 26873 - 01Z78
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 November 2021
Contact Officer: Dr Brandon Nguyen, Unit Director Radiation Oncology on brandon.nguyen@act.gov.au or (02) 512 45191

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person-centered care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary, and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

Medical Staff in the Canberra Health Services enjoy excellent conditions, and our Enterprise Agreement is available at https://www.health.act.gov.au/careers/applying-work-us/enterprise-agreements

Strong research links are maintained with the ANU, University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University. All specialties are represented with the exception of organ transplantation. The hospital has well developed post graduate teaching programs. A fully equipped medical library is available on site with a large collection of hard copy and online journals and textbooks.

The preferred candidate maybe considered for a conjoint position in ANU at an academic level commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The academic position will be held for the duration of the Canberra Health Services employment and will be subject to regular performance reviews. No remuneration is attached to the University position. The employee will be responsible to the University on academic matters and to The Canberra Hospital & Health Services / Canberra Health Services for clinical/ research matters.

For more information in relation to conjoint positions with the ANU please contact Professor Zsuzsoka Kecskes, Director, ANU Medical School (02) 6125 2622 dean.medicalschool@anu.edu.au

As part of the Radiation Oncology team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to high quality clinical service provision while participating in the teaching and quality improvement program within a dynamic multidisciplinary environment.

Note: This is a temporary position available for a period of 11 months with the possibility of extension.

Remuneration: $284,320 - $383,585 inclusive of salary, applicable allowances and 11.5% super. Note: Starting salary will be negotiated within this classification for the successful candidate, depending on experience and expertise

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
For employment at either the Specialist 1-5 or Senior Specialist
1.Registered or eligible for registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner’s Regulation Agency (AHPRA), in the relevant specialty with no conditions, undertakings or reprimands.
2.Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists or equivalent specialist qualifications.
3.A Minimum of 1 years’ experience working professionally in Radiation Oncology is preferred
4.The successful applicant will need to be available for occasional weekend and after-hours work
5.Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
6.Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.
7.Not be the subject of an unresolved scope of clinical practice review of by a state/territory credentialing and scope of clinical practice committee (such as the CHS Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee) or a current inquiry by AHPRA.
8.Have had no substantiated performance or behavioural issues in the last three years, no such matters currently under investigation, and have not been found to display behaviours and/or performance inconsistent with CHS values.

For Senior Specialist we will also expect that you:
1.Have demonstrated advanced clinical experience outlined in a CV that clearly and comprehensively outlines the applicant’s professional history.
2.Have been employed at the equivalent of a Specialist Band 5 for a period of at least three years.
3.Have demonstrated their advanced ability to provide leadership to their colleagues through either clinical or administrative means.
4.Have gained demonstrable advanced experience and attained such ability in the relevant speciality that is acceptable to CHS, to justify a recommendation for advancement to Senior Specialist by the Review Panel.
5.Be able to demonstrate their ability to undertake duties and responsibilities deemed by CHS as those expected of a Senior Specialist.
6.Be able to demonstrate that they are performing at a level consistent with this competency framework.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Be granted their Scope of Clinical Practice through the CHS Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee (MDAAC).
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.

Job Closing Date

30 Nov, 2021