Radiographer

$109,803 - $115,698 yearly
  • ACT Government
  • ACT, Australia
  • 17 Jun, 2022
Full time Medical, Health, and Social Work

Job Description

Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 05 July 2022

Classification: Medical Imaging Level 3
Salary: $109,803 - $115,698 (up to $121,436 on achieving a personal upgrade) plus superannuation
Position No: 28808, several - 023JK
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 16 June 2022
Contact Officer: Sam Wilson on sam.wilson@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2111

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 be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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: www.canberrahealthservices.act.gov.au

Medical Imaging provides state of the art diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and nuclear medicine services for patients in Canberra and the South East Region of NSW. The service is committed to providing our patients with cost-effective, easily accessible subspecialty expertise along with a strong commitment to research and training in advancing the use of imaging for the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

This Radiographer position is a clinical role and is responsible for the provision of general and advanced radiography services during business hours and for providing leadership to the radiography team afterhours and on weekends. In addition to the provision of excellent patient care, the position contributes to scheduling and throughput of patients, as well as immediate interactions with students and staff across the multidisciplinary team.

The position is required to support the Medical Imaging Department in the provision of a 24 hour 7 days a week service, with particular emphasis towards advanced imaging in CT, Angiography and/or MRI.

The 24/7 roster includes shift work, overtime and on-call duties outside normal working hours, with occasional rostered night shift duty when required. The position may also be rostered to shifts based outside of Canberra Hospital in a remotely supervised capacity (e.g. University Canberra Hospital and Weston Creek satellite sites).

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

  1. Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team, lead by example and demonstrate high level organisational skills.
  2. Adaptable and flexible to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs.
  3. Excellent communicator - both verbal and written - displaying ability to liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Position Requirements/Qualifications:
Relevant tertiary qualifications in Medical Radiation Science and a minimum of three years’ post graduate experience working in a multidisciplinary medical imaging department, preferably within a trauma and teaching hospital.

  • Broad experience in CT, Angiography and /or MRI is required.
  • Registration as a Medical Radiation Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) (or eligible to obtain).
  • Current ACT Radiation licence (or eligible to obtain).
  • The successful applicant will need to be available to undertake shift work, participating in a 24/7 roster including after-hours, weekend and overtime work as required. The successful applicant may also be rostered to night shift duty on occasion.
  • Have an understanding of how 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.

Note: There are several temporary positions available for six months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening, and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals

Job Closing Date

05 Jul, 2022