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Position Details
Reference Number 430383
Position Title Staff Specialist Nuclear Medicine
Employment Status Permanent Part Time
Entity Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District
Geographical Location Wollongong
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialist (State) Award
Salary $228,834.00 - $309,164.00
Hours per Week 24.00
Number of FTE 0.60
Purpose of Position

The Nuclear Medicine Service delivers care and imaging to all patients in the ISLHD offering inpatient and outpatient imaging. In addition the service offers a range of therapy options for various diseases and will continue to provide an increasing level of therapeutic options utilising radiopharmaceuticals for this therapeutic modality. The nuclear medicine physician will be a member of the department of nuclear medicine and will participate in the on-call roster in addition to providing clinical care. The specialist will also participate in educational and quality activities and projects and other nuclear medicine service activities as required.  The successful applicant will have an active interest in research and may be eligible for a conjoint appointment with the Graduate School of Medicine with University of Wollongong. The applicant must be dedicated to a philosophy of teamwork and demonstrate the ability to work as a team member within the department of nuclear medicine and more broadly with the Illawarra Shoalhaven Imaging Service. The applicant must be able to liaise effectively with peers and other staff in the ISLHD medical community.


For enquiries please contact A/Prof Barry Elison on 4253 4100.




Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Cuturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.


Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.


An eligibility list will be created for future Temporary and Permanent Part-Time positions.


Successful applicants to the role must provide certified documentation of vaccination history and pathology as part of their recruitment documentation. The applicant must be certified as compliant with before employment can commence.


Criminal record checks will be undertaken on successful applicants. This position is designated as child-related employment and you will be required to obtain a Working With Children clearance from the Office of the Children’s Guardian. To apply, please go to


Selection Criteria 1. Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).

2. Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) or of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (FRANZCR) - Appropriately qualified and credentialed to provide Nuclear Medicine and PET services.

3. Experience in delivery of PET and Coronary CT Angiography desirable.

4. Demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based practice.

5. Ability to effectively communicate with any member of the patient's caring team whether inpatient or outpatient.

6. Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.

7. Collaborate and participate with all multi-disciplinary team processes.

8. Experience and commitment to research.
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website
Contact Person A/Prof Barry Elison
Contact Number 42534100
Contact Email
Closing Date 27/05/2018
Supporting Documents
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Application Guide click here to view