Medical Imaging
REQ127043 Requisition #

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (up to 2 Oct 2020)
Position Classification: Radiographer Level 2
Remuneration: $66,684.21 - $93,112.66 pa plus super
Hours Per Week: 35
Requisition ID: REQ127043

Number of FTE: 1.00
Dubbo, NSW
Applications Close: 25 Sep 2019 - 11.59pm

About the opportunity

A vacancy exists for a motivated, enthusiastic radiographer to join our team for a full time 12 month maternity relief position.

The Medical Imaging Department at Dubbo Health Service is a large provider of Medical Imaging services in Western NSW LHD. This role will provide high quality imaging services to residents of Dubbo and surrounding communities. Other Clinical modalities include within the department include general x-ray, CT, general fluoroscopy and Interventional Radiology including angiography. With the move to a new department in early 2020 MRI will be added.

Medical Imaging services in Western NSW operate as a district wide service. This position will report to the Chief radiographer – Dubbo, who reports directly to the General Manager Imaging Services.

The Radiographer will work closely with other staff within medical imaging as well as throughout the hospital to ensure imaging services are provided in a timely manner with a high level of patient care.

What we can offer you

  • Country living with a meaningful career path
  • Paid leave entitlements
  • Monthly ADOs for full time staff
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Flexible work practices
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with My Health Learning and the NSW Health RTO
  • Professional growth and accelerated career progression

Where you'll be working

Dubbo Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District. For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Western NSW Health Careers.

Dubbo is a major regional city with a population of around 40,000 people, situated on the beautiful Macquarie River, 420 kilometres north-west of Sydney. It is a progressive city with a thriving town centre. There are daily flights, trains and buses to the eastern seaboard and many regional towns. Known as the cosmopolitan heart of New South Wales, Dubbo has great shopping and sporting facilities and provides a perfect base from which to explore the eastern interior of our beautiful state.

Living in Dubbo you’ll be rewarded with a relaxed and convenient lifestyle. Residents who have relocated to live and work here have described the real sense of community as the key difference that sets it apart from metropolitan cities such as Sydney. People here are relaxed, down to earth, friendly and so welcoming.

Visit dubbo.com.au for more information.

Please visit our Dubbo Hospital Careers website www.dubbohospitalcareers.com.au to hear first-hand from current staff about their experiences working and living in Dubbo and why they will never look back. Stay up to date with the latest news on job vacancies, events, activities and news about the current $241 million redevelopment.

Dubbo Health Service is currently undergoing a major transformation to provide expanded and upgraded clinical services to the people of Western NSW. All of the latest information about the redevelopment of Dubbo Health Service can be found on our website: www.dubbohospitalredevelopment.health.nsw.gov.au.

For more information about the Western NSW Local Health District, watch our video!

To apply for this position, please address the following Selection Criteria

  1. Current Authority to Practise as a Diagnostic Radiographer with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and a current EPA radiation licence.
  2. Demonstrated effective clinical and non clinical communication through the use of information technology and written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  3. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise and organise own workload.
  4. Demonstrated responsibility for own continuing professional development (CPD) and willingness and ability to train in new modalities within Medical Imaging as the opportunities arise.
  5. Current licence to drive in NSW with the ability to travel occasionally for work purposes.

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Help with your application

To be considered for this position, please ensure you address the selection criteria as thoroughly as possible. For guidance with the application process, please visit our website page.

Talent pool

If the selection panel identifies a surplus of suitable candidates for the role, an eligibility list may be created where candidates may be offered casual, permanent or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 12 months.

Targeted role

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. Aboriginal applicants will be required to demonstrate Aboriginality in addition to addressing the selection criteria. Applicants can upload their Confirmation of Aboriginality as an attachment to their application.

Stepping Up – Close the Gap

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role. For more information about this please contact Chantal Bates from the AES on 0458 301 956 or via email chantal.bates@aes.org.au or Abbey Orcher from the AES on 0408 663 482 or via email abbey.orcher@aes.org.au. Alternatively, applicants can visit our website for more information.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2018_009. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy.

Working visas

Applicants holding a visa with working rights may be considered for temporary appointment (up to the expiry date of their visa) where no suitable applicant for permanent appointment is identified.

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