Position Details
Reference Number 20077
Position Title Nuclear Medicine Specialist
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Division Chief Operating Officer
Location Melbourne
Award Classification Award : Senior Medical Specialists (Full Time)
Classification From: 8CI1 - CAN IMG DR YEAR 1
Classification To: 8CI8 - CAN IMG DR YEAR 8
Position Summary

Outstanding candidates are encouraged to apply for positions now open at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre – a place where our normal days are extraordinary; as are the people we care for.


Peter Mac is one of a handful of integrated cancer research, education and treatment centres in the world. Each day our team strives to provide the very best in cancer care, even better treatments and potential cancer cures for all people affected by cancer.


Globally, we are facing one of the most pivotal times in the pursuit of cancer cures, and Peter Mac stands at its forefront. Together, we aim to lead a new era of cancer prevention, care and discovery, supported by state-of-the-art facilities at our new home within the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre building.


Your role in our future.


The Department of Cancer Imaging provides a high-level service in cancer diagnosis, staging, therapeutic monitoring and research. We perform more than 9000 PET/CT examinations per annum. Our new facility in Parkville features four PET/CT, two multi-slice quantitative SPECT/CT, two CT, 3T MRI, ultrasound, and digital mammography with tomosynthesis. We also perform many non-FDG studies including F-18, Ga-68, Cu-64, I-124 and Zr-89 radiotracers for both clinical and research purposes including first in-human studies. We are a large, integrated nuclear medicine therapy facility for both outpatient and inpatient care (including paediatrics), performing over 400 radionuclide therapy treatments per year with Lu-177, Y-90 or I-131 for malignancies including neuroendocrine, prostate, thyroid and lymphoma.


The successful candidate will participate in the clinical PET, diagnostic nuclear medicine and therapeutic nuclear oncology program. Attendance at a multi-disciplinary meeting will be expected.


Professional Skills and Experience

To be successfully appointed, you will:

  • Be a consultant with an interest in pursuing commencing an academic career in nuclear medicine  and gaining research experience in a large complex health organisation
  • Have excellent clinical and interpersonal skills
  • Hold a medical degree, with completion of Nuclear Medicine Specialist training as accredited by the Committee for Joint College Training (CJCT) of the RACP and the RANZCR, or equivalent
  • Be registered with AHPRA and hold, or be eligible for, a Medicare provider number with credentialling for Nuclear Medicine and PET by the Joint Nuclear Medicine Credentialling and Accreditation Committee (JNMCAC).


For further information about this opportunity, please review the position description or contact us for a confidential discussion.


Peter Mac offers its employees the following benefits:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Central City Location
  • Training and Development Program
Contact Person Prof. Stephen Stuckey
Contact Number 0448888692
Contact Email stephen.stuckey@petermac.org
Alternate Contact Person Michelle McDade
Alternate Contact Number 0401624253
Alternate Contact Email michelle.mcdade@petermac.org
Closing Date 06/10/2021
Position Description
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