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Radiographer/Mammography Techn...

An opportunity for employment exists for a Radiographer or Mammography Technician at BreastScreen NSW located in Tamworth.

Applicants must be female - exemption is claimed under Section 31(2) (h) of the Anti-Discrimination Act.

Radiographer/ Mammographer

  • Advance your career in Radiography.
  • Permanent full time position in regional facility
  • Join the largest employer in the region

About You

Be part of the solution for thousands of women across a growing region of New South Wales who attend breast imaging examinations.

We have a permanent, full time position for a Level 2 Radiographer / Level 3 Radiographer/ Mammography Technologist at BreastScreen NSW Hunter New England.

You have strong organisational skills and show a commitment to completing work activities effectively. As an organised multi-tasker, you prioritise and manage a complex workload effectively and have demonstrated experience working well under pressure to meet deadlines.

You have strong clinical engagement skills with a natural ability to build strong and successful relationships within the medical community.

You identify opportunities to work collaboratively with other teams / units to solve issues and develop better processes and approaches to work and patient care.

Your outstanding communication skills will ensure clients are treated in a courteous and professional manner, having regard for their rights to privacy, dignity and confidentiality and cultural diversity.

You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to breast cancer screening, with a well-developed knowledge of the BreastScreen Australia Program and an understanding of the National Accreditation Standards and its application to screen reading and assessment.

About the role

The role requires a professional with demonstrated experience in in all aspects of mammography and mammographic quality control procedures and processes of radiographic imaging services.

As a confident communicator and collaborative professional, the successful applicant will develop and promote relevant linkages across multidisciplinary teams including radiographers, radiologists, sonographers, surgeons, nurses and administrative staff.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a commitment to breast cancer screening, with a well-developed knowledge of the BreastScreen Australia Program and an understanding of the National Accreditation Standards and its application to screen reading and assessment.

This is an excellent position for a professional who is looking for an opportunity to diversify their experience and bring lasting change to a dynamic regional area.

The opportunity to work in rural areas on the mobile screening van for up to 6 days at a time – a travel allowance is paid. A great way to see the northern New England area.

Location

This position is located in Tamworth, New South Wales. This includes assessment clinics, fixed and mobile screening units and working flexible hours.

Tamworth is located in the heart of North New England area of NSW. It boasts the amenities of a city with the welcoming community of a town and is a hot spot for affordable real estate.

Tamworth itself is home to around three quarters of the region’s residents and is known as Australia`s country music capital, playing host to the iconic annual Tamworth Country Music Festival each January, and year-round a visit to the Big Golden Guitar Tourist Centre is a must.

Interestingly, Tamworth is also known as Australia’s ‘first city of lights’, as it was the first place in Australia to use electric lights in 1888.

The Tamworth region has a packed events calendar and is also known as a food and winehub due to its agriculture industry, which produces beef, sheep, poultry, grains and dairy. It`s also an emerging wine region, with more than 20 cellar doors in the New England region focussing on cool climate varieties. The highlight of the region’s food calendar is the Taste Tamworth festival held In April, showcasing the region’s top restaurants, produce, and wine during 10 days of food and wine focused events. A highlight of the New England wine region, Dobson’s Distillery houses the Eastview Estate cellar door, as well as a brewery hip, speakeasy style bar where you can enjoy local wines, beers and spirits. You can try local goats cheeses and meet the friendly goats at Sunhill Dairy Goats Farm.

Appointment will be at appropriate Award rate for a Mammography Technician or Radiographer (Level 2 or Level 3) based on the qualifications and experience of the successful applicant.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases

If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2011_005. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria

Please ensure you complete your selection criteria as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role. For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: http://bit.ly/HNESelectionCrtieria

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JOB SUMMARY
Date Posted
21/4/2017
Category
Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Location
Tamworth, NSW
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