Radiotherapists Oncology Centre

Life Vincent Pallotti Hospital
Radiotherapists Oncology Centre

Exciting vacancy exists for 2 Radiotherapists, 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
  • Registration with HPCSA
  • The following qualifications and experience are required:
  • Degree/diploma in Therapeutic Radiography
  • Computer proficiency
  • Minimum 1-year operational experience (relevant machine/planning) experience highly advantageous)
  • 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
  • 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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Closing date
Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Please note that Life Healthcare has a mandatory Covid vaccination policy. Only vaccinated candidates will also be considered.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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