Radiotherapist

at Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

 

An exciting vacancy exists for a Radiotherapist, Permanent on Demand, within Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital Oncology Centre, reporting to the Lead Radiotherapist, Kulthum Ismail. The Oncology Centre is a State of the Art department that provides comprehensive cancer care services to patients across Cape Town. The successful candidate will be responsible for rendering a quality clinical radiotherapy service, which is effective and efficient.

 

Our Oncology Centre has a Varian Novalis TX Linear Accelerator installed with ExacTrac from Brainlab.  This machine is capable of Stereotactic RadioSurgery (SRS) and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT), and we are spoilt for choice with both a Varian Eclipse planning system as well as iPlan and Elements from Brainlab.  We also have the capabilities for gating and treat our left breast cancer patients with deep inspiration breath hold (DIBH).

 

Critical Outputs

Deliver a high quality radiotherapy service that complies with required quality assurance standards

Establish and maintain a quality assurance program ensuring that prescribed standards are met at all times

Ensure that all equipment and machines related to the scope are maintained to the relevant standards

Management of the day-to-day administration e.g. maintaining files, record keeping, stock and asset control

Providing the client with utilization and diagnostic analysis reports

Participation in the client and associated programmes auditing systems and ensuring legal compliance

Ensuring the total satisfaction of our clients through continuous improvement and added value.

Ensuring compliance with ISO 9001:2008 including Life Healthcare internal and external audits

Requirements

Registration with HPCSA

The following qualifications and experience are required:

Degree/diploma in Therapeutic Radiography

Computer proficiency

Minimum 1-year operational experience

A candidate who is a team player, results-orientated, hard-working with good communication skills and customer orientated will be most suitable for this position

This challenging position requires a candidate that is willing to work hard and be flexible including possible shifts and after-hours work, as per the needs of the Unit

 

Competencies

 

Problem-solving, analysis and judgement

Resilience

Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Influencing

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

 

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