About the Role
The Advanced Radiographer position is a clinical role and is responsible for the provision of general and advanced radiography services during business hours, as well as for providing leadership to the radiography team after-hours and on weekends. In addition to the provision of excellent patient care, the position contributes to scheduling and throughput of patients, as well as immediate interactions with students and staff across the multi-disciplinary team.
This position is required to support the Medical Imaging Department, with particular emphasis towards advanced imaging in CT, Angiography and/or MRI. The position will include shift work, overtime and on-call duties outside of normal business hours where required.
- Under limited direction of the Team Leader, you will perform general and advanced radiography across Hospital and relevant satellite sites. You will:
- Perform all aspects of radiography while observing departmental and local protocols whilst adhering to the Radiation Management Plan.
- Liaise with multidisciplinary team members to facilitate timely care for patients, working with team leaders and managers to ensure cost effective service delivery.
- Contribute to the evaluation and analysis of policies and procedures applicable to professional practice.
- Participate in ongoing professional education and assist with the supervision, training and mentoring of junior staff and students.
- Initiate and coordinate quality improvement activities and quality assurance programs, exercising independent professional judgement in problem solving and service delivery.
- Report equipment failures, maintain records of service history, and maintain appropriate records of procedures.
- Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation.
Position Requirements / Qualifications
- Relevant tertiary qualifications in Medical Radiation Science (Radiography) or equivalent and a minimum of three years’ post-graduate experience working in a multi-disciplinary medical imaging department, preferably within a trauma and teaching hospital is preferred.
- Be registered or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
- Hold a current ACT Radiation Licence (or be eligible to obtain).
- The successful applicant will need to be available to undertake shift work participating in a 24/7 roster including after-hours and weekend, as well as participation in on-call and close-call rosters.
- Computer literacy skills are required which are relevant to this role as you will be responsible for completing required documentation and becoming a proficient user of the Digital Health Record and/or other Information Technology systems; once proficient, you will need to remain current with changes, updates and contingencies.
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