Radiographer

$106,897 - $112,636 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 24 Nov, 2021
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 07 December 2021

Classification: Medical Imaging Level 3
Salary: $106,897 - $112,636 (up to $118,222 on achieving a personal upgrade) plus superannuation
Position No: 11571 - 01ZAP
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 23 November 2021
Contact Officer: Mary Humphrey on Mary.Humphrey@act.gov.au or 02 5124 1829

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together.

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community.

Our Values: Reliable, Progressive, Respectful and Kind.

Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.

In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.

Position Overview

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/

BreastScreen ACT is part of the BreastScreen Australia screening program. The service offers free breast screening to ACT resident women over 40 years. The target age group being women aged between 50 and 74 years.

BreastScreen ACT provides screening at three sites located at the Canberra City, Phillip and Belconnen Health Centres. All assessments are performed at the Canberra City clinic. As a Radiographer, you will perform routine mammographic screening along with the opportunity to become involved in assessment procedures. You will need to exercise independent judgement to perform routine screening mammograms in a digital environment.

We would love to have you join a great team in a dynamic workplace environment.

About You

CHS is committed to workforce diversity and to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment we welcome applications from all diversity groups. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability and people who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Questioning (LGBTIQ) are particularly encouraged to apply.

Behavioural Capabilities

To be successful in this position, it is expected that the successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills with a high degree of drive.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet client needs.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Possess a Degree or Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Imaging).
  • Evidence of current registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
  • Evidence of a current ACT Radiation Licence (or be eligible for).
  • Be eligible for membership to the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT).
  • Hold a current Certificate of Mammographic Practice – CMP (or the willingness to attain).
  • Have an understanding of how the BreastScreen Australia (BSA) National Accreditation Standards (NAS) and the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo occupational and vaccination pre-screening assessment by ACT Health’s Occupational Medicine Unit (OMU).
  • Comply with ACT Health credentialing requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

Job Closing Date

07 Dec, 2021