Medical Physicist

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We are seeking a permanent full-time HP3 Medical Physicist to join our team at Biomedical Technology Services, Department of Health. This role is responsible for delivering medical physics services to ensure safe and effective use and management of healthcare technology.

Department of Health – Why work for us?

The Department of Health has a diverse set of responsibilities, and a common purpose of creating better health care for Queenslanders. The department is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland. We strongly believe in the need to work with people that value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace.

Biomedical Technology Services (BTS) provides a comprehensive health technology management, service and support capability to Hospital and Health Services and other parts of Queensland Health through the state-wide delivery of biomedical engineering, diagnostic medical physics, and radiology support services.

What we are looking for:

  • High level knowledge, expertise and skill in physics.
  • Ability to apply scientific knowledge to solve practical problems.
  • Ability to contribute positively to achieving defined goals in a team environment.
  • High level oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Mandatory qualifications, licences and other requirements:

  • The successful applicant must hold at least a recognised Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Physics.
  • While not mandatory, a post-graduate qualification relevant to medical physics would be well regarded.
  • The successful applicant must either hold or make significant progress within 12 months of appointment towards obtaining the following: – Queensland radiation use licence.- Queensland radiation accreditation certificate.
  • A ‘C’ class drivers licence is required, and you will be required to drive Queensland Health vehicles as part of general duties.
  • Travel, Shift Rostering and On-call requirements: Biomedical Technology Services (BTS) is committed to providing appropriate services at all times to health facilities throughout the state, consequently staff may (following consultation) be required to transfer to another work location, participate in 24 hour shift arrangements, on-call and weekend rosters, occasional overtime, and to travel throughout Queensland for periods of up to approximately two weeks at a time.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and if applicable registration or membership with the appropriate registration authority or association. Certified copies of the required information must be provided to the appropriate supervisor/manager, prior to the commencement of clinical duties.
  • Please detail any visa conditions you may have if you are not a permanent resident of Australia.
  • It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against one or more of the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment (Health Employment Directive No. 01/16): measles, mumps, rubella (MMR),varicella (chicken pox),pertussis (whooping cough), hepatitis B, tuberculosis.
  • We understand that some people may require adjustments to the workplace or the way the work is performed. All applicants are encouraged to advise the panel of any support or reasonable adjustments (i.e. building access, wheelchair access, interpreting services etc.) that may be required.
  • Professional Development allowance
  • Professional Development leave

Prior experience with medical equipment is not required to apply for this role.This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License.

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