Vacancies in Oncology – Trinidad and Tobago

Applications from suitably qualified individuals are invited for the following vacancies in the public health sector in Trinidad and Tobago. 

 

* Senior Medical Physicist

* Medical Physicist

* Dosimetrist

* Radiation Therapist

 

Applications (Cover letter, Curriculum vitae, and copies of certificates) should be addressed to: 

 

GENERAL MANAGER – HUMAN RESOURCES

NORTH WEST REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY 

FIRST FLOOR, #39 DUNDONALD STREET

 

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SENIOR MEDICAL PHYSICIST

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Senior Medical Physicist plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs a major effort for the regulation and control of machine generated ionizing radiation, provides high-level consultations, participates in training health physics and others, and supervises the work of assigned personnel.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Master of Science or Doctoral degree in Radiological Physics, Physics or related discipline.

Certification in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics.

Comprehensive knowledge of radiation oncology concepts and techniques.

Four (4) years’ experience in a similar or related job function.

 

Compensation Package (Salary + Allowances): 22912.40 TTD/month (equivalent to 3,375.41 USD/month)

 

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MEDICAL PHYSICIST

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The Medical Physicist is primarily and professionally engaged in the design, optimisation, technical evaluation and safe and accurate delivery of radiation therapy.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Master of Science or Doctoral degree in Radiological Physics, Physics or related discipline.

Certification in Therapeutic Radiologic Physics.

At least two (2) years’ experience in a similar or related job function.

 

Compensation Package (Salary + Allowances): 20,022 TTD/mth (equivalent to 2,949.85 USD/month)

 

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DOSIMETRIST

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The incumbent will be required to provide support during radiation treatment planning procedures.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

 

Bachelor of Science Degree in Radiation Technology or Radiologic Technology or equivalent.

Training in Medical Dosimetry as evidenced by certification or qualification.

At least two (2) years minimum work experience in Medical Dosimetry, under the supervision of a certified Medical Physicist.

Eligibility for Registration with the Medical Professional Association of Trinidad & Tobago.

 

Compensation Package (Salary + Allowances): 12,164 TTD/mth (equivalent to 1,792.44 USD/month)

 

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RADIATION THERAPIST

 

JOB SUMMARY

The incumbent will be required to effectively treat patients using ionizing radiation for many kinds of cancer through curing of the cancer or the relieving of symptoms.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND EXPERIENCE

 

University Degree in Radiation Therapy or Radiological Science.

At least one (1) year experience in a similar or related job function.

 

Compensation Package (Salary + Allowances): 13,105 TTD/ mth (equivalent to 1,930.96 USD/month)

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