Director of Allied Health


Director of Allied Health

Canberra ACT

Canberra Health Services
Medical Services
Medical Imaging

Director of Allied Health

Medical Imaging Level 6

Salary Range: $158,553  (PN: 24123)
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:

The Medical Imaging department is a part of the Medical Services Group which is comprised of the Physician Training Office, Healthcare Technology Management, Medical Officer Support, Credentialing, Employment and Training Unit (MOSCETU), GP Liaison Unit, Pathology, Pharmacy and Library Services.

Medical Imaging provides state of the art diagnostic imaging, interventional radiology and nuclear medicine services on a 24-hour, seven day a week basis for patients in Canberra and the surrounding NSW catchment area. The service is committed to providing patients with cost-effective easily accessible subspeciality expertise along with a strong commitment to research and training in advancing the use of imaging for the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

The Director of Allied Health is a senior member of the Medical Imaging leadership team and is accountable to the Clinical Director of Medical Imaging. The position is responsible for the performance of all Medical Imaging Modalities. This position is supported by six direct reports encompassing Medical Imaging Level 5 and 4 managers and has additional indirect reports ranging from Medical Imaging Level 2 to 3 Professionals.

The Director of Allied Health also has a professional reporting line to the Executive Director of Allied Health within CHS.


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

  • Lead, inspire motivate and develop people to achieve determined objectives
  • Interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Build and maintain key relationships and high-level effective communication skills
  • A high level of personal drive to effect and influence.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Relevant Medical Radiation or Sonography tertiary qualifications and a minimum of five years’ experience working professionally in Medical Imaging is preferred.
  • 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.
  • Experience in leadership and management of a Medical Imaging department within a level six tertiary referral centre.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or Australasian Society for Ultrasound (ASUM).
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Comply with CHS credentialing requirements for allied health.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).

For further information, please visit (Ref 01VHN)

Contact Officer: Apurv Garg (02) 5124 2528

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Vacancy close date – now extended: Wednesday 26 May 2021