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Radiation Therapists

Radiation Therapist

Dunedin Hospital


  • Multiple 1.0 FTE (40hrs per week) opportunities (both permanent and fixed-term)


Southern District Health Board has multiple exciting opportunities for you to make your mark.  We are seeking highly motivated and experienced Radiation Therapists to join our friendly team in Dunedin Hospital on a permanent full-time basis as well as full-time, fixed-term until June 2024. 


Mō te tūranga | About the role

The position involves working as part of a dynamic team utilising innovative technology and new initiatives to deliver contemporary radiation therapy to patients within the Otago and Southland regions. 


We have several exciting developments in the department with a new Elekta Versa HD linear accelerator matched with the Elekta Versa HD installed in 2018.  We have recently installed BrainLab with Exactrac on our existing Varian Truebeam to continue to provide the National Stereotactic Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Service for New Zealand and enhance our established SABR program.  A new Siemens go. Open Pro CT with Varian Respiratory Gating system and a number of other radiation oncology specific features. The department utilises the full suite of Elekta software including Monaco Treatment Planning System and MOSAIQ Patient Management System.


Staff have many opportunities to develop both professionally and personally in a vibrant city with an unparalleled lifestyle.


Mōu ake | About you

To succeed in this role you will need to have:

  • Current registration with the MRTB and a current APC, with the right to work in New Zealand
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively with other professionals
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • The ability to be adaptable, flexible and solution focused


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Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


 Rā mōnehu | Closing Date:  Friday 22nd December 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact James Boyd, Recruitment Advisor,

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors


Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
  • Covid-19 Vaccination is expected for all workers at higher risk of workplace exposure to COVID-19 through face-to-face patient interaction, working in clinical areas and contact with potentially infectious materials and surfaces

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