Clinical Educator, Medical Imaging


Clinical Educator, Medical Imaging

Canberra ACT

Canberra Health Services

Medical Services Group

Medical Imaging

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:

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.

Behavioural Capabilities

  • Strong organisational skills with a strong work ethic and ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:


  • Tertiary qualifications in Medical Radiation Science (Radiography) or equivalent.
  • Be registered or be eligible for registration as a Medical Radiation Practitioner in the division of Radiography with the Australian Healthcare Practitioner Regulation Agency.
  • As required, hold or be eligible for an ACT Radiation licence.
  • Eligible to be registered under the Working for Vulnerable People Act 2011.


  • Experience in a trauma and teaching hospital.
  • Experience teaching and/or mentoring medical imaging staff and students.
  • Qualification and/or experience in a relevant education field eg. Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment (or similar) and/or willingness to work towards relevant education qualifications.
  • 5 years post-graduate experience.


  • Have an understanding of how the National Standards and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) indicators align with this role.
  • Fulfil the responsibilities of this role as detailed in the CHS Exceptional Care Framework, Clinical Governance Framework, Partnering With Consumers Framework and all other related frameworks.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening & vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.

For further information, please visit (REF 01WH1)

Contact Officer: Ross Bevan (02) 5124 2111

Apply here:

Vacancy close date: Thursday 8 July 2021