Job Summary

LUTH/NSIA/HEALTHSHARE (state-of-the-art) independent private oncology cancer centre, Lagos, Nigeria, is currently seeking an enthusiastic Physicist to join our multidisciplinary team.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

  • To create, implement, plan and monitor the procedures which allow the best treatment using radiation, taking into account the protection and safety of patients and others involved in the treatment process. 
  • To be involved with the safe operation and quality of systems used for imaging and treatment of patients. This can include machines such as linear accelerators, CT scanners, superficial X-ray machines, treatment computer systems and radioactive materials.
  • You will also be responsible for implementing and ensuring the safety of new treatment techniques such as three and four-dimensional (4D) CT imaging and image-guided radiation therapy.
  • Observing the clinical progress of patients and recognising and managing treatment side effects.
  • Liaising closely with IT and engineering staff to ensure all the radiotherapy equipment and computers are working correctly and linked together correctly. 
  • You will be consulted by the radiation oncologists and radiation therapists to provide advice as to the best use of medical radiation for treatment and protection.
  • Providing continuous support to the patient and their family.
  • Participating in oncology research.

Minimum qualification requirement

  • Candidates must have completed an accredited graduate degree with honours in science or engineering with an emphasis on physics and mathematics.
  • Completion of Master of Medical Physics or equivalent. 
  • Must hold a valid licence to practice radiation therapy in Nigeria or international accredited facilities.
  • Must be able to travel abroad for training purposes

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