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Radiography (RA) - Mammography

Canberra Hospital and Health Services
Cancer, Ambulatory and Community Services
BreastScreen ACT

Health Professional Level 3

Salary Range: $87,257 - $91,942 (up to $96,502 on achieving a personal upgrade) (PN: 23317, several)

If you are looking to achieve work/life balance without compromising your career, then BreastScreen ACT is the workplace for you! BreastScreen ACT is a flexible and friendly workplace that strives to accommodate the lifestyle needs of all its staff. Our friendly team is a combination of full-time and part-time employees, with varying skill sets in mammography and breast sonography. Breast Screen ACT encourages continuing professional development through regular training and information sessions, and financial support for conference attendance and higher learning. ACT Health is a values-led Directorate. Our values guide our day-to-day actions, behaviours, decisions and communications to successfully deliver the best services to meet the needs of our community. They were developed by us, for us and are unique to our work. Canberra Hospital and Health Services provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community-based health services to the ACT and surrounding region. The key strategic priority for acute services is to deliver timely access to effective and safe hospital care services. The hospital delivers a full range of medical, surgical and obstetric services, including complex procedures in areas such as cardiac surgery, neurosurgery and neonatal intensive care. Strong links exist between hospital and community-based services, as many of the operational divisions deliver services across the continuum of care to ensure continuity of care for patients. The community based services of ACT Health include Early Childhood, Youth and Women’s Health; Dental Services, Rehabilitation and Community Care; Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services. In addition, Justice Health Services are provided within the Territory’s detention facilities. ACT Health is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.

Overview of the work area and position: BreastScreen ACT is part of the BreastScreen Australia screening program. The service offers free breast screening to all women over 40 years in the ACT. The program has a target age group of women between 50 and 74 years. BreastScreen ACT provides screening at three sites located in the Canberra City, Phillip and Belconnen Health Centres. All assessments are performed at the Canberra City clinic. Under direction, as a Radiographer, you will perform routine mammographic screening with the possibility of being involved in specialising in assessment procedures as well. You will need to exercise independent judgement to perform routine mammograms in a digital environment. We would love to have you on board to join such a great team and dynamic workplace environment. "With only three years post graduate experience, BreastScreen ACT has provided me with great opportunity to further my career and education in within the specialised area of Breast Imaging. I love working in a close, skilled, multidisciplinary team with up to date technology". Melissa - BreastScreen ACT Radiographer since 2012.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Mandatory: Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Registration; Degree or Diploma in Applied Science (Medical Imaging); ACT Radiation Licence (or eligible for) and eligible for membership to the Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy (ASMIRT). Hold a current Certificate of Clinical Proficiency in Mammography – CCPM (or the willingness to attain) is desirable. Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police check; comply with ACT Health credentialing requirements for allied health professionals and comply with ACT Health Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy.

Note: There are several permanent part-time and casual positions available for filling. Part-time hours are 22:03 per week with the possibility of increased hours. The full-time salary noted above will be paid pro rata

Contact Officer: Elizabeth Heffernan (02) 6205 1932elizabeth.heffernan@act.gov.au

For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au

Applications Close: 24 May 2018

Date Posted
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Canberra, ACT
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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