Position – Specialist Radiographer (MRI)


Position – Specialist Radiographer (MRI)

Hobart, Tasmania

Position Title: Specialist Radiographer (MRI)

Location: Royal Hobart Hospital

Position details

Application close: Sunday 13 November 2022 11:55 PM AEST

Award/ Classification: Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement/Allied Health Professional, Level 3

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: South

Job Ad Reference: 510157

The Role:

  • Responsible for performing general medical imaging examinations and procedures and advanced specialised MRI procedures and associated administrative tasks utilising broad knowledge and advanced skills in the clinical situation.

Note: – Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

The Area:

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania. The Medical Imaging Department provides all specialist imaging modalities 24/7 through rostered shifts and on call services. The MRI Unit is equipped with 2 GE scanners, a SIGNA Premier 3T and a Optima 450w 1.5T, and operates from 7am to 7pm on weekdays with an on call service overnight and on weekends. The service provides a wide variety of scans for inpatients, outpatients and patients from the Emergency Department.

Details of Appointment:

Permanent, full time, shift work position working 76 hours per fortnight, commencing as soon as possible.

*notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant

  • Applicants should note that, for a period of twelve months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.


Salary: $96,689 to $114,391 per annum + 10.5% superannuation + access to salary packaging.

You’ll have access to salary package a range of benefits including living expenses up to $9,010 + $2,650 in meal entertainment each FBT year + other benefits if eligible.

In addition, the following allowances calculated on the salaried incremental point may be available:

  • Professional Development Allowance of up to $724 per annum or the ability to accrue funds for up to five years.
  • Post graduate qualification salary advancement where applicable.
  • Please note that access to salaries beyond $105,245 is subject to qualifications and/or application to the personal upgrade scheme.
  • Salary range is in accordance with the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019.


Successful applicants will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  1. Registered with the Medical Radiation Practice Board of Australia

Applicants should note the following criteria are desirable:

  1. Completion of a post graduate qualification in MRI or ASMIRT certification in MRI.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
  • crimes of violence
  • sex related offences
  • serious drug offences
  • crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Applicant Guide:

How to Apply:

Apply Online. Please click the “Apply” button on this screen. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties.

Please note:

  • We do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria in the Statement of Duties.
  • All attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  • Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details of two referees before applying.

For More Information

Julie Tate                                                
Chief Radiographer                                      
03) 6166 8363


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