Closes: 23 July 2019
Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $92,103 - $97,049 (up to $101,862 on achieving a personal upgrade)
Position No: 11574, several - 01KRE
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 July 2019
Contact Officer: Samantha Rogers on
(02) 5124 1829
Canberra Health Services is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. The Division of Cancer and Ambulatory Support provides a comprehensive range of cancer screening, assessment, diagnostic and treatment services and palliative care through inpatient, outpatient and community settings. The division is also responsible for the administration support to Ambulatory services.
Overview of the work area and position
BreastScreen ACT is part of the BreastScreen Australia screening program. The service offers free breast screening to all women over 40 years in the ACT. The program has a target age group of women between 50 and 74 years. BreastScreen ACT provides screening at three sites located in 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 across the three sites, and, participate in the assessment clinics. As a Sonographer, you will not only conduct screening mammograms but you will also undertake breast ultrasounds and assist with biopsies in the assessment clinics.
You will need to exercise independent judgement to perform routine mammograms. We would love to have you on board to join a great team and dynamic workplace environment.
"BreastScreen ACT has provided me with great opportunity to further my career and education in Breast Imaging. I love working in a close, multidisciplinary team with up to date technology". Melissa - BreastScreen ACT Mammographer since 2012.
* Degree or Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Imaging).
* Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registration.
* ACT Radiation Licence (or eligible for).
* Eligible for membership to the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT).
* Hold a current Certificate of Clinical Proficiency in Mammography – CCPM (or the willingness to attain).
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
* Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
* Undergo occupational and vaccination pre-screening assessment by ACT Health's Occupational Medicine Unit (OMU).
* Comply with Canberra Health Services credentialing requirements for allied health professionals.
There are several part-time and/or full-time positions available. Working hours per week are flexible. The full-time salary noted above will be paid pro rata for part-time positions.
Be sure to note clearly in your application, which of the positions you are applying for. Please ensure it is clearly stated whether you are applying for the full-time or part-time position.
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Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services