Radiographer / Mammography Technologist, Permanent Full-Time New South Wales Australia

Undertake all aspects of radiography for BreastScreen NSW HNE demonstrating a high level of clinical expertise in the performance of breast imaging.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Radiographer Level 3 Grade 1, Radiographer Level 2 or Mammography Technologist
Remuneration: Dependant on qualifications
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ303623
Location: BreastScreen Tamworth

Radiographer / Mammography Technologist

About the role: 
A busy and fulfilling position within a population based breast screening program working at Tamworth and on mobile screening vans across the Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD). You will form an integral part of the dynamic multi-disciplinary team is this rewarding role as you undertake all aspects of radiography for BreastScreen NSW Hunter New England (HNE), demonstrating a high level of clinical expertise in the performance of breast imaging.

About BreastScreen:
BreastScreen NSW HNE is part of BreastScreen Australia – a national program which aims to reduce mortality and morbidity from breast cancer through early detection of the disease.

The service has two fixed screening and assessment centres (at Newcastle and Tamworth) and five mobile units provide screening services at 46 locations throughout the Hunter New England LHD region.

About you: 
You are a dedicated Radiographer or Mammography Technologist with effective communication skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service to clients. Experience in high quality mammography is preferred but training is available for the successful applicant.

Job share arrangements will be considered however the successful candidate must have availability to work away on the mobile unit for upto 6 days at a time. 

An eligibility list will be created for future permanent full or part time and temporary full or part time vacancies.

All NSW Health workers are required to have completed a primary course of a COVID-19 vaccine which has been approved or recognised by the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA). New applicants must have completed the vaccination course prior to commencement with NSW Health, or provide an approved medical contraindication certificate certifying the worker cannot have any approved COVID-19 vaccines available in NSW. Acceptable proof of vaccination is the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) Immunisation History Statement or AIR COVID-19 Digital Certificate. Booster doses are highly recommended for all health care workers who have completed the primary course of COVID-19 vaccinations. Please provide proof of booster vaccination if available.

Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Specific Diseases
If you are applying for a Category ‘A’ position, please read and understand NSW Health policy directive PD2020_017. All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy

Selection Criteria
Please address the selection criteria for this position as thoroughly as possible so your application can be considered for the role.  For assistance with selection criteria, please visit: https://bit.ly/3vL5fq2

Candidates will be assessed against the Essential Requirements and Selection Criteria for this position. Please ensure you read the position description (link in advertisement below) prior to submitting an application. Candidates invited to interview will need to bring originals of qualifications or licenses required for the position for sighting by the panel.

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Salary Packaging
Salary packaging is beneficial to most Hunter New England Health staff. You can potentially salary package a range of your personal expenses including but not limited to novated motor vehicle lease, relocation expenses and HECS/HELP debt. Find out more information by contacting SalaryPackagingPLUS! via email at nswhealth@salarypackagingplus.com.au or on 1300 40 25 23.

Working with HNE Health you will have access to a number of benefits such as long service leave, paid maternity leave and salary packaging including meal expenses.

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Need more information?
1) Click here for the Position Description
2) Find out more about applying for this position
For role related queries or questions contact Tracey Swain on (02) 4985 0223 or Tracey.Swain@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 26 June 2022