Sonographer or Radiographer Sonographer Senior (HP4)

Sonographer or Radiographer Sonographer Senior (HP4)

Kelly Moores, Acting Deputy Director

Townsville University Hospital, Queensland Health

Townsville University Hospital 100 Angus Smith Drive Douglas Townsville QLD 4814

kelly.moores@health.qld.gov.au

Job Title:

Sonographer or Radiographer Sonographer Senior (HP4)

Job Location:

Douglas, Townsville,

QLD

Role:

Sonographer

Clinical Setting:

  • Public Hospital

Start Timeframe:

As soon as possible

Hours and contract type:

Permanent Full-time or Part-time (negotiable)

Salary Range:

Negotiable pending experience

Graduate Friendly?

No

About the Position:

We are currently seeking applications for senior Sonographer positions within the medical imaging department, Townsville University Hospital (Level 6 tertiary referral hospital with 755 beds). We are looking for a Sonographer to deliver high-level clinical ultrasound and provide professional leadership within a vibrant, supportive, multi-disciplinary team environment.
You will be a part of a busy and thriving team of sonographers closely supported by both radiology consultants and registrars, as well as the nursing and clinical assistants, as a part of our daily operations.

The ultrasound department consists of 5 general rooms, a vascular room as well as outreach services to Ingham & Palm Island. The varied workload includes general, obstetrics, gynaecology, paediatric including neonatal ICU and emergency ultrasound, operating 7days/week providing on call and weekend services. The current range of equipment includes GE Voluson, Philips Epiq and Canon Aplio.

Role requirements:

  • A degree or diploma in Medical Ultrasound or equivalent qualifications.

Benefits when working with us:

  • Relocation assistance

  • Generous remuneration package value up to $152,775 p.a. comprising:
    • Salary range $124,435 to $133,901 p.a. (HP4)
    • Annual leave with 17.5% loading
    • 12.75% employer contribution to superannuation
    • Opportunity to enter a salary sacrifice arrangement.
    • Sonographers Development Allowance $8,894 p.a.
    • Queensland Health relocation support (you might be eligible for up to $20,000)
    • Free staff car parking at the hospital

    If a Radiographer Sonographer, the applicant must hold current registration with MRPBA (AHPRA), with recognised tertiary qualification in a Medical Radiation profession and hold a current Queensland Radiation Use License.

  • Why Join Us:

    The Townsville Hospital and Health Service (HHS) is the public healthcare provider for more than 250,000 people across a geographic area of 150,000km2. We serve the local government areas of Townsville, Burdekin, Charters Towers, Flinders, Richmond, Hinchinbrook and Palm Island.

    In doing so, we operate 21 facilities: 19 hospitals and health centres and two residential aged care homes. More than 6,600 staff work across our facilities, which is about one in every 17 working people, making us members of the communities we serve.

    We provide a comprehensive range of services, from primary care in remote locations, to highly specialised care at Townsville University Hospital. This is the largest tertiary hospital in Northern Australia, providing specialist referral services for the 700,000 people living from Mackay to the Torres Strait, to the Northern Territory border.

    More than providing the healthcare of today, we are planning and innovating for the future. Our staff and collaborators are advancing healthcare through impactful research. While as a major teaching hospital, we are training tomorrow’s doctors, nurses, midwives, allied health practitioners, and more.

     

    We offer rewarding career opportunities across a range of clinical and non-clinical areas including:
    • Furthering your skills in advanced vascular ultrasound learning directly from our highly skilled vascular sonographers and surgeons.

    • Furthering your skills in advanced paediatric ultrasound working alongside paediatric and neonatal specialists.

    • Regular education meetings provided by the Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) team including MFM specialists, consultant sonographer and advanced MFM sonographers.

    • Weekly departmental education sessions including interesting cases review.

    • Access to multi-disciplinary team (MDT) meetings.

    • Teaching and mentoring our student sonographers, radiology and obstetric registrars.

    • With a close link to James Cook University and a part of the university precinct, the Townsville University Hospital is invested into research providing invaluable professional development opportunities.

    Fun Facts:

    Why make the change?

    Townsville University Hospital is a great place to work and Townsville itself is a great place to live – no traffic jams!

    – Great cafe culture at The Strand

    – Great walks around region

    – Maggie Island is a 20 mins ferry ride away! Head over for some snorkling, kayaking, walking and general relaxing.

    How to Apply:

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    Company Info:

    Townsville University Hospital, Queensland Health

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