Closes: 18 November 2019
Classification: Medical Imaging Level 2
Salary: $65,216 - $89,528
Position No: 19784 - 01MQV
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 01 November 2019
Contact Officer: Kate Saunder on
(02) 5124 2111
Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together
Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community
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)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
- The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
- University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
- Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
- Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
- A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.
Overview of the work area and position:
Canberra Health Services provides a range of medical specialties and allied health services. A strong emphasis is placed across all sections on accessible and timely care, delivered to a high standard of safety and quality. This is underpinned by the Division’s commitment to research and training. The Division works in partnership with professional colleagues, consumers, and a range of government and non-government service providers to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.
The Office of the Director of Medical Services (DMS) includes the Physician Training Office, Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU), GP Liaison Unit (GPLU), Pathology, Pharmacy, Medical Imaging and Library Services.
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.
The Radiographer position is a clinical role and will is responsible for the provision of general radiography services during business hours, providing leadership for the whole department afterhours and on weekends. Daily operations include the management of patient scheduling, throughput and care as well as immediate staff and clinical contact, along with the management and operation of General Radiography.
- Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Be eligible for an ACT Radiation licence.
- Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Medical Radiation Science (Radiography).
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.
- Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
There are various permanent, temporary and casual positions available. An order of merit list may be established to fill future vacancies at level over the next 12 months. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. The Radiographer position is required to support the Medical Imaging Department in the provision of a 24/7 service, this includes shift work, overtime and on-call duties outside normal working hours when required. Graduates eligible for AHPRA registration within the next three months are welcome to apply.
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There are various permanent, temporary and casual positions available.
Career interest categories:
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services