Staff Specialist (Radiation Oncology) (509115)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 25, 2023
Medicine Flexible

Job Description:


The Team:

You could be a Radiation Oncologist anywhere. What's different about Tasmania is our culture and lifestyle. Our island home helps drive a culture of innovation, invention and human connection. Life in Hobart offers an enviable lifestyle with stress free commuting, exceptional food and wine, a vibrant café and arts culture and all the entertainment and services needed to contribute to a great work/lifestyle balance. You will also be spoilt for choice when it comes to breath taking coastlines, walking tracks and camping sites in our National Parks, farmers markets, restaurants and wineries around our state.

The Department of Health seeks a highly motivated and team orientated Radiation Oncologist at the WP Holman Clinic, Hobart, Tasmania. The department has 2 Varian linear accelerators, Canon CT simulator, Eclipse planning system and a Gulmay superficial x-ray unit. The Radiation Oncologist works within the multidisciplinary team to provide evidence based, high quality radiation therapy treatment. Radiation Therapy techniques in use at the WP Holman Clinic include IGRT, VMAT, DIBH, SBRT & SRT.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the State’s tertiary referral centre and is also the primary teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine. The Holman Clinic is part of the Cancer and Blood Services stream at the Royal Hobart Hospital, which provides an integrated radiation therapy, medical oncology and haematological service to Southern Tasmania. All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved outcomes for our consumers, our workforce and the Tasmanian community.


A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority.


Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

  • Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.


Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award

Period of Employment

Permanent full-time work (with on-call), working up to 76 hours per fortnight commencing as soon as possible.


Royal Hobart Hospital.

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  • Provide a consultant role in Radiation Oncology Services.
  • Provide inpatient and outpatient care to public and private patients of the Royal Hobart Hospital in Radiation Oncology Services.
  • Be involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and to be actively involved in research.
  • Undertake quality improvement activities.

Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) 509115 Staff Specialist (Radiation Oncology) SMP1-11 (April 2023) CS.pdf
(image) 509115 Staff Specialist (Radiation Oncology) SMP1-11 (April 2023) CS.docx
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.pdf
(image) Department of Health - Applicant Guide June 2022.docx

What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A one-page statement outlining relevant training and experience. (There is no requirement to address the Selection Criteria.)
  • Qualifications

How do I submit my application?

Online applications are preferred as this ensures you answer important questions about yourself. Please click the "Apply now" button on this screen.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, add or upload your selection criteria responses, CV and supporting documents. Attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so ensure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Please do not send hard copy applications to the contact person.

For more information contact

Bronwyn Hilder
Chief Radiation Therapist
Email: [email protected]

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