Canberra Health Services
Women, Youth and Children
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Health Professional Level 4
Salary Range: $111,887 – $120,436 (PN: 37893 – 01Z1B)
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
Under current Public Health Emergency Directions all Canberra Health Services staff are required to have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October and be fully vaccinated by 1 December 2021.
In order to be eligible for employment with Canberra Health Services you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19 by way of a Vaccination Certificate or provision of an authorised exemption, for consideration. Please ensure you include this information with your application documentation.
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: https://www.health.act.gov.au/
The Fetal Medicine Unit within The Canberra Hospital is seeking a suitable qualified sonographer.
The successful applicant must have appropriate qualification, obstetric and gynaecological imaging experience and have the ability to work independently within a team environment. This position requires a high level of communication skills and sensitive interaction in a high risk obstetric environment.
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.
- Strong organisational skills with a high degree of drive.
- Adaptability and flexibility to accommodate change and provide responsive services to meet clients’ needs.
- Ability to work effectively with other health professionals to provide multidisciplinary care.
- Be registered with the Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR).
- Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Medical Sonography and eligibility for membership of the appropriate professional organization.
- Be registered under the Working for Vulnerable People Act.
- Certification in the 11-14 week (NT certification), or completion of the theoretical course in working towards certification.
- Experience in obstetric and gynaecological imaging.
- Experience in research and teaching.
- 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.
Please note prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
- Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.
- Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
- Undergo a pre-employment Police Check.
Notes: This is a temporary part-time position available at (24) hours per week for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. The above full-time salary will be paid pro-rata.
How to Apply: For further information, please visit www.health.act.gov.au (REF 01Z1B).
Contact Officer: Dr Meiri Robertson (02) 512 47461 Meiri.Robertson@act.gov.au
Applications Close: 25 November 2021