46858 - 01V93


Cardiac Sonographer
Part-time Temporary

Closes: 17 May 2021

Classification: Medical Imaging Level 4
Salary: $121,435 - $130,714 plus superannuation
Position No: 46858 - 01V93
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 29 April 2021
Contact Officer: Leah Giles on leah.giles@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 2692


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

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.

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/

The Cardiology department is a busy environment which services inpatients and outpatients for numerous cardiac procedures. An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced senior cardiac sonographer to become a part of a busy team. This position requires a high level of subject matter expertise and the ability to work autonomously to provide complex and critical echocardiographic service delivery. The role includes the development and provision of education and training for staff and students and requires participation in and contribution to continual professional development of the Cardiac Sonographer group.


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

  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • Effectively both independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Bachelor of Science Applied science.
  • Graduate Diploma in Medical Ultrasound (Cardiac).
  • Accreditation with the Australasian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR).
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011

Desirable

  • Minimum of five years post-qualification experience
  • Be eligible for memberships with Professionals in Cardiac Science Australia (PiCSA) and the Australian Council for Clinical Physiologists (ACCP).

Other:

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Comply with CHS credentialing requirements for allied health.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

Notes: This is a temporary part-time position available for 11 months at (22.05) hours per week and the above full-time salary will be pro-rata. The workdays for this position are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

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Note

This is a temporary part-time position available for 11 months at (22.05) hours per week and the above full-time salary will be pro-rata. The workdays for this position are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services