Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 08/08/2024 (Midnight)
20 days remaining

20 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Parkville

Job type: Ongoing - Full Time

Organisation: The Royal Children's Hospital

Salary: $86,730 - $99,699

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Reference: 11283

Reference: 11283

Occupation: Medical and Nursing

Salary Range: $86,730 - $99,699

Work location: Melbourne | Parkville

About the Role:

This is a Full Time ongoing role within the Medical Imaging Department. New graduates with a keen interest in paediatric Nuclear Medicine are encouraged to apply.

As a Grade 2 Nuclear Medicine Technologist you will be supported to learn, develop, and apply specialist paediatric skills across all areas of nuclear medicine and PET/MRI. You will also be given the opportunity to learn or improve skills in DEXA (BMD) and diagnostic CT, following appropriate supported training. You will be required to participate in weekend on-call after a suitable training period.


What You'll Achieve:

  • Perform all Nuclear Medicine and PET examinations as per protocol to ensure accuracy and consistency in diagnostic quality for both elective and emergency referrals
  • Interact with patients and families in a professional and empathetic manner facilitating patient through-put and high satisfaction
  • Ensure safety or patients and staff by practising applicable radiation safety procedures, in order to adhere to applicable government legislation and the ALARA principle


Your Skills and Experience:

  • A keen interest or prior exposure in paediatric imaging, PET and/or DEXA (BMD) is not essential but would be viewed favourably.
  • B App. Sci. in Medical Radiations – Nuclear Medicine (or equivalent)
  • Eligible for appropriate Victorian DHHS radiation use license incorporating diagnostic nuclear medicine and radiopharmaceuticals (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)
  • You have a valid AHPRA Registration


If this sounds like you, click here to view the position description.


About the Department:

As part of the Division of Surgery, an exciting opportunity exists to join our very experienced and supportive team in providing quality Nuclear Medicine and PET services to our patients and referrers. The RCH performs full laboratory and clinical nuclear medicine imaging including SPECT/CT, and our world-leading clinical paediatric PET/MRI service – the paediatric world reference site for Siemens Biograph mMR. For further information about RCH and the Medical Imaging department, please visit: https://www.rch.org.au/med_imaging/


What we Offer:

  • Salary Packaging – Increase your take home pay!
  • Parkville location and close to public transport
  • Discounted on-site car parking


Other requirements:

  • Current National Criminal Record Check, or willing to obtain
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Compliance with RCHs “Staff Immunisation - Prevention of Vaccine Preventable Diseases” procedure


Application process:

To apply, you will need a resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your skills, experience, and suitability for the position in line with the requirements of the position description. Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately, we encourage you to apply promptly!


Why work at the RCH?


RCH enjoys high employee engagement and is committed to staff safety and a positive culture through enactment of our Compact. We offer the opportunity to work in world-class facilities,  surrounded by Royal Park and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We also offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, and an award-winning health and wellbeing program.


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse background,  all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


It is a requirement of your employment that you be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, and Influenza annually for Category A and B roles, in compliance with any public health orders in place at the relevant time, unless you have a medical exception in line with those public health orders, which has been accepted by The Royal Children’s Hospital.  Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government Immunisation History Statement, it is a requirement of the RCH to collect, record and hold vaccination information.


It is also a requirement of your employment that you comply with any direction given by The Royal Children’s Hospital that you be vaccinated against, or prove immunity to, any other disease, unless you have a relevant exemption.


Are you ready to join our team? 

 Apply online by clicking on the “Apply” button

Applications close 8 August 2024

Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job type:

Ongoing - Full Time

Job classification:



duncan.veysey@rch.org.au - Duncan Veysey - 03 9345 4466

Nuclear Medicine Technologist