Clinical Research Radiation Oncology Fellowship

Icon Holdings Services

Fantastic Opportunity to Join a Reputable and Expanding Company| Use World Class Technology| Fellowship in Stereotactic Radiation Therapy

Radiation Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship

  • Fellowship in Stereotactic Radiation Therapy
  • State of the art equipment & advanced techniques
  • 12 Month Full-Time Contract
  
About Icon:
Icon Group is Australia’s largest dedicated cancer care provider with a growing reach into New Zealand and Asia. With over 700 employees our Australian cancer services division is made up of 6 day oncology hospitals, 14 radiation oncology centres and 8 comprehensive centres offering, medical oncology, haematology and radiation oncology services under one roof. The group also encompasses chemotherapy compounding services and pharmacy.

Icon is dedicated to providing exceptional cancer care to communities across Australia. Given the size of Icon, we can provide opportunities within an ideal environment to develop your experience, and be part of an innovative market leader at the forefront of cancer care.
  
About the Role:

We are currently looking for a junior Radiation Oncologist to fill the position of Clinical/Research Fellow for 2020.  Reporting directly to the State Radiation Oncology lead for Icon Cancer Centres, this fellowship opportunity enables a junior clinician to gain additional training and research skills before taking on a full time Radiation Oncology position.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity work between three of Icon Group’s South East Queensland sites, including Greenslopes Private Hospital, Gold Coast Private Hospital and Gold Coast University Hospital, giving the fellow access to over 15 Radiation Oncologists during their tenure.  Having access to world class technology such as the latest Varian Truebeam linear accelerators equipped with HyperArc®, BrainLab Exactrac imaging solutions and advanced treatment techniques.
  
Key Responsibilities
  
Program Objectives
  • To provide clinical experience in the management of patients receiving stereotactic body and brain radiosurgery/radiotherapy
  • To enable and support clinical research in stereotactic body and brain radiosurgery/radiotherapy
  • To provide additional generalized clinical training to well-trained and qualified candidates
  
Responsibilities
  
  • Clinical workload as directed by direct supervisor/s
  • Conduct research studies in Radiation Oncology (Stereotactic body and brain) under mentorship
  • Contributes effectively to the collective team effort, MDT's and QA chart rounds
  • Compliance as a healthcare provider with credentialing and compliance requirements such as CPD, insurance and immunisation
  
Skills/Experience
  
  • Have completed their part 2 exams
  • Eligible for fellowship registration with RANZCR
  • Previous experience with stereotactic radiation therapy ideal
  
  
About the person we’re going to hire:

Icon Group is committed to providing exemplary patient care and radiation therapy services to the community. Our dynamic and innovative teams collaborate closely to maintain a team focus on providing cutting edge radiation therapy techniques. We are looking for someone who is highly enthusiastic, motivated and quick to adapt in a supportive environment. If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
  
Skills & Experience

  • Eligible for appropriate registration as a Medical Practitioner with AHPRA
  • Successful completion of the Radiation Oncology Registrar Part 2 Exam
  • Sub-specialty training and recognition in Radiation Oncology qualifying for Fellowship of RANZCR or on Specialist Pathway to Fellowship.
  • Ability to accept responsibility and carry out specific tasks with minimal supervision, but possess professional judgment to determine the need to seek advice from Senior Medical Staff when appropriate.
  • Experience in the management and use of radiation therapy in treating patients with malignant disease. Able to carry out a range of associated procedures. 
  • Apply effective communication and interpersonal skills to represent Icon Group in a strong and positive manner to all stakeholders.
  
  
How to Apply:
If you are highly enthusiastic, quick to adapt in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about providing quality patient care, we want to hear from you. In return we offer a friendly, dynamic work environment, career development pathways and the opportunity to work for a growing and innovative market leader.
  
  
  
If you meet the above criteria, please apply by clicking on the Apply link below a covering letter and resume must be attached.