- 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