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PRINCIPAL PHYSICIST – RADIOTHERAPY PHYSICS BAND 8A (TWO POSITIONS), TREATMENT PLANNING AND DOSIMETRY & TECHNOLOGY

North West Cancer Centre (NWCC), Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Derry / Londonderry

Due to an extensive departmental restructure at the NWCC, two new positions have been created for enthusiastic Principal Physicists within radiotherapy. 

One post will work primarily with the Head of Treatment Planning & Mould Room (TP&MR) and the other the Head of Dosimetry & Technology (D&T).

The NWCC is equipped with 3 Varian TrueBeam multi-modality linear accelerators and a Siemens CT scanner.  Treatment planning is undertaken on the Varian Eclipse system integrated with ARIA patient management system. The department also has a superficial Xstrahl treatment unit and operates in a paper free environment. 

As a Medical Physicist the post holder will contribute to all aspects of the Radiotherapy Physics service at the North West Cancer Centre. They will apply their specialist knowledge and training in Physics to develop and manage safe, innovative, patient centred services at the North West Cancer Centre, in line with best current practice. 

The post holder will work as part of an integrated Radiotherapy team alongside Dosimetrists, Engineers, Therapeutic Radiographers and Clinical Oncologists. 

The post holder will be a HCPC registered Clinical Scientist and must be a registered RPA 2000 certificate of competence to act as an MPE within radiotherapy within 6 months of appointment. 

For further details / informal visits contact: Mary Costelloe, Head of Radiotherapy Physics.

To apply go to:

https://jobs.hscni.net/Job/14804/whsctband-8a-principal-clinical-scientist-dosimetry-and-technology

https://jobs.hscni.net/Job/14810/whsctband-8a-principal-clinical-scientist-treatment-planning

Closing Date: Tuesday the 6th July 2021.

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