Position Details
Reference Number 35620
Position Title Grade 3 Sonographer - Mat Leave
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 1 million people. We have 7,000 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth has seen the addition of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's at Sunshine Hospital.

About the Role

The Temporary Maternity Leave Grade 3 Sonographer will play an integral role in the delivery of ultrasound services to the people of the West.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills demonstrating care, compassion and empathy. They will maintain a positive manner and work collaboratively with all Ultrasound team members.  As the successful applicant for this position, you will have good clinical imaging skills, good communication, motivation and dedication to ongoing clinical excellence.

Duties

Actively support, participate and assist in the daily work in the Ultrasound Department on the Site rostered to by:

  • Demonstrating a raised level of technical ability in the field of General and/or Obstetric and /or Paediatric Sonography
  • Participate in relevant professional development and continuing education activities
  • Adheres to WHMI correct patient Identification processes
  • Support and contribute to quality and continuous improvement activities

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant for this position will have

  • Raised level of technical ability in the field of Sonography
  • Excellent patient care
  • Excellent communication
  • Proven dedication to ongoing clinical skill development and training. 

Essential requirements 

  • Registration within the Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWC)

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Culture

At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a Working With Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Jason Heidrich
Contact Number 83456610
Alternate Contact Person Nicole McDonald
Alternate Contact Number 83450362
Closing Date 06/11/2019
Position Description Sonographer JH Jun19.docx
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