Canberra Health Services
Medical Services Group
Clinical Educator – Medical Imaging
Medical Imaging Level 4
Salary Range: $123,074 (Up to 132,479 for positions designated in clause 20.1 of the EA) (PN: 28818)
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) and surrounding region. More information can be found on the CHS website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/
Medical Imaging provides state of the art diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology services for patients in Canberra and the South East Region of NSW. The Canberra Hospital site consists of 2 CT scanners, 2 MRI scanners, 2 angiography suites, 5 ultrasound rooms, 5 general x-ray rooms, OPG, Mammography, radiography services for theatre, mobile x-ray to the entire hospital, 3 gamma cameras (2 with SPECT/CT) and 1 PET/CT scanner with 3 uptake rooms. A satellite x-ray room also operates at the University Canberra Hospital.
Upcoming projects may see medical imaging expand into the proposed Clinical Services Building to be built on the Canberra Hospital campus, and a proposed satellite outpatient clinic to be located in Weston Creek.
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 Clinical Educator is a fulltime position dedicated to the effective coordination and delivery of continuing education across the Medical Imaging department. Primarily this is focussed on Continuing Professional Development and support for allied health staff across the department, including Ultrasound, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, PET, General and Advances Radiography.
The role is also responsible for the overall co-ordination of University student placements. Canberra Health Services has close links with Charles Sturt University, University of Canberra, University of Newcastle, and University of Sydney – with students undertaking placements in radiography and nuclear medicine in years 1, 2, 3 and 4 of their studies. Fourth year radiography students have access to placement scholarships when they attend Canberra Hospital for extended placements.
Positional responsibilities include effective utilisation of available resources to support education in the Medical Imaging Department, the provision of leadership, management, and supervision to junior staff and students to ensure high quality clinical service, and timely patient care.
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.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au (REF 01WH1)
Contact Officer: Ross Bevan (02) 5124 2111 firstname.lastname@example.org
Vacancy close date: Thursday 8 July 2021