Ultrasound Clinical Educator
Senior Professional 1 Remuneration Package Range $135,379 – $151,043 (comprising salary $117,605 – $131,382 superannuation, leave loading and the value of 2 weeks extra recreation leave) In addition to above Package Range; sonographer skills and professional development allowances and salary sacrifice provisions apply Medical Imaging – Royal Darwin Hospital/Palmerston Regional Hospital
Fixed vacancy available for 2 years
The Top End Health Service (TEHS) is seeking applications for a Clinical Educator for the ongoing tuition of student sonographers within the Royal Darwin Hospital and for the newly established Ultrasound service at Palmerston Regional Hospital, in the Northern Territory.
The role could also include clinical education oversight of the TEHS Ultrasound Services in Katherine and Gove Hospitals.
Working in collaboration with the Manager Ultrasound Services TEHS, the successful candidate will be instrumental in the formulation and delivery of a high quality, comprehensive training program. A strong emphasis is placed on creating a service characterised by technical expertise and skill, adherence to evidence-based departmental protocols, adept knowledge of normal human anatomy and pathophysiology, coupled with exemplary patient care and knowledge of QA procedures.
Professionally, the work will also be varied and challenging – with RDH being the National Critical Care & Trauma Response Centre, RDH covering much of Northern Australia and parts of South East Asia and TEHS’s unique and varied imaging caseload. Flexibility is a must, as you may be required to work as a sole sonographer, manage frequent emergency patients and occasionally work in smaller regional hospitals.
The successful applicant with Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry (ASAR) registration would be expected to have strong interpersonal skills with a keen interest and experience in education, creating and maintaining a high quality.
Ultrasound service throughout TEHS as well as continuous quality improvement and a proven ability interacting and working within a multi-disciplinary team and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Post graduate qualifications in Education or Management or Advance Ultrasound qualifications are highly desirable.
RDH is a 360 bed tertiary teaching hospital, serving the NT, parts of WA and South East Asia. It is also the home base of the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre. The Medical Imaging department operates 24 hours and provides emergency, intra-operative & general x-ray, ultrasound, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine, mammography relief, fluoroscopy, angiography and cardiac angiography.
PRH is a brand new 116 bed regional state-of-the-art hospital located approximately 20 kms from RDH & from Darwin CBD. It will provide low acuity services for the outer Darwin area including sub-acute emergency department, surgery, rehabilitation, maternity and specialist support.
The medical imaging department will provide emergency, intra-operative & general xray, CT, ultrasound & fluoroscopy, also operating 24 hours.
The NT is a vast and diverse place with outstanding beauty, cultural and sporting opportunities and a tropical outdoors lifestyle. The population is made up of a significant Aboriginal population, affording the opportunity to experience their unique culture, visit Aboriginal communities and participate in festivals.
For further information please contact Felicity Keogh, Manager Ultrasound Services on
08 8922 9008 or email Felicity.Keogh@nt.gov.au
Quote vacancy number: 72190260
Closing date: 7th April 2019
Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details for 2 referees (preferably an email address). For a copy of the Job Description and to apply online please visit www.nt.gov.au/jobs
Information on the Northern Territory and its great lifestyle is available at www.australiasnorthernterritory.com.au
Note: The preferred or recommended applicant will be required to hold a current Working with Children Clearance notice / Ochre Card (application forms available from SAFE NT @ www.workingwithchildren.nt.gov.au) and undergo a criminal history check. A criminal history will not exclude an applicant from this position unless it is a relevant criminal history.
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