HP 5-4 Chief Radiographer


HP 5-4 Chief Radiographer

Hobart, Tasmania

Chief Radiographer (510151)
Department of Health
Royal Hobart Hospital

Hobart is one of the greatest small cities of the world

Working here, you can immerse yourself in a vibrant city lifestyle, with the wilderness right on your doorstep. Nestled under Mt Wellington on the Derwent River, Hobart is renowned for its heritage buildings, beautiful parks, fine foods, the Salamanca Markets and its Festivals.

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) delivers tertiary level services for the state and regional acute care for southern Tasmania. 

The Chief Radiographer position is a leadership role in the Department of Medical Imaging, providing operational management of the radiography service and contributing to strategic service development and accountable for the provision of a quality imaging service.

Vacancy: Permanent, full time, day work (with on-call), working 76 hours per fortnight.


  • Provide leadership and direction in the management of Medical Imaging services for the RHH and its off-site facilities, including the development, formulation and implementation of service delivery policy, strategic planning, efficient management of human, financial and physical resources, clinical governance, quality assurance, risk management and accreditation requirements
  • Oversee the provision of clinical leadership, professional support and best practice standards, in accordance with organisational policies and professional codes of conduct for imaging services provided in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Ensure as part of the Senior Management Team and in collaboration with Operations Manager that there is a collaborative and integrated approach to service delivery across the Department to maximise resource utilisation and improve access to services
  • Accountable for the provision of a quality medical imaging service to patients including ensuring that images produced meet the standards set by the Director Medical Imaging and that imaging staff comply with practice as defined by the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia in accordance with the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act 2010
  • Promote a clinical environment conducive to the maintenance of positive working relationships at all levels and promote constructive working relationships within and between professional groups within Medical Imaging and its customers

Please refer to the Statement of Duties for more details.

Salary: $143,472 to $145,043 per annum In addition, the following benefits will apply:

  • Market Allowance of 10% of salary
  • Access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year
  • Employer 10.5% superannuation contribution
  • Professional Development Allowance
  • A multi-disciplinary work environmentFamily friendly workplace

How to apply:
Apply online at www.jobs.tas.gov.au.  Please click the “Apply now” button to submit your application.

You will be prompted to complete an application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties.  Please limit your application length to two pages.

Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.  

Statement of Duties:  
510151 Chief Radiographer HP5.4 (February 2022) HR.pdf
510151 Chief Radiographer HP5.4 (February 2022) HR.docx

Applicant Guide:  
Department of Health – Applicant Guide June 22.pdf
Department of Health – Applicant Guide June 22.docx

Contact person: Rhodie Miller
Principal Search Consultant
Hardy Group
Phone: +61 (0) 2 9900 0104
Mobile: +61 (0) 422 816 557
Email: rmiller@hardygroupintl.com

To apply for this role, please go to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for vacancy number 510151.

Applications close: Tuesday, 25 October 2022 at 11:55pm.