Chief Mammographer/Radiographer - Breast Screen

Job posted: 08/03/2023
Applications close: 04/04/2023 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Grampians

Job type: Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Nursing

Reference: 16620

Reference: 16620

Occupation: Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Grampians

BreastScreen Designated Radiographer
Grampians BreastScreen
Permanent - Part-time
64 hours per fortnight

About Grampians Health

Grampians Health was established 1 November 2021, bringing together Edenhope and District Memorial Hospital, Stawell Regional Health, Wimmera Health Care Group and Ballarat Health Services to deliver safe, sustainable, healthcare tailored to changing workforce and community needs, for the long term.

This partnership follows years of strong collaboration and close partnerships between the four health services. Together, we will deliver better healthcare, enhance services and advance careers, closer to home, now and into the future.

A career with Grampians Health means you are connected and are part of a team providing quality healthcare to rural and regional communities. Our communities are diverse, as is our workforce, with expert clinical staff from across the world choosing to live and work in our beautiful region.

Grampians Health provides acute, maternity, mental health, allied health, aged care, administration and support services.  This means your career will be as diverse and rewarding as you strive to be.

About the role

Grampians BreastScreen is currently recruiting for a Designated Radiographer to join our quality driven screening and assessment clinic in Ballarat, this role is suited to an imaging professional with several years’ experience working in the profession.   This is an exciting opportunity for a team-orientated person seeking a flexible work/life balance in iconic Ballarat. The role works closely with the Clinical Director, BreastScreen Program Manager and Deputy Chief Radiographer to deliver a seamless, professional and contemporary mammography service to our BreastScreen clients.

Breastscreen Victoria is a government-funded organisation dedicated to reducing the mortality and morbidity from breast cancer through early detection. The Grampians service incorporates screening services in Horsham and Hamilton and the Grampians Health screening and assessment clinic located at the Queen Elizabeth Centre.

Key Responsibilities

In conjunction with the radiography and mammography team  and the other members of the multi-disciplinary BreastScreen staff group, the Designated Radiographer is responsible for the delivery of a quality screening outcome and efficient and effective operation of the Grampians service. This approach incorporates maintaining mammography equipment, effective staff management, maintaining the high standard of quality mammography and delivery of respectful, excellent care and support to clients from diverse backgrounds and with different care requirements.

Grampians Breastscreen Ballarat is a quality driven service focussing on providing the best possible care to the women of our region.  The successful applicant will join a cohesive, client focussed team of health professionals working towards a common goal, the role will deliver personal satisfaction and pride in the service we offer, and will be delivered in a way that is consistent with the Grampians Health values, mission and vision. Your ability to supervise, lead, direct and motivate staff to achieve desired outcomes is essential for this crucial role as is your ability to work collaboratively with a view to excellence in service delivery.

Key Selection Criteria

Qualifications and experience

  • Hold CMP (Certificate of Mammographic Practice)
  • Current AHPRA registration
  • Current Department of Health-issued  Radiation User Licence

Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills

  • Extensive experience in screening and diagnostic mammography
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with quality assurance/quality improvement processes.
  • Well developed knowledge of BreastScreen Australia programs and understanding of the National Accreditation Standards

Work Environment

  • Sound knowledge of information technology systems, Microsoft office and experience with PACS/Digital Radiography
  • Evidence of and commitment to professional development
  • Ability to recognise risk and work with the team to remediate and alleviate the risk going forward

Grampians Health Culture & Benefits

At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements and purchase leave opportunities
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Discounted on-site parking
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply

Click APPLY or contact Mary-Anne Gould, Women's Healthcare & Breastscreen Manager, on 5320 3528 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Chief Mammographer/Radiographer - Breast Screen

Job type:

Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Mary-Anne Gould - 53203528
Huy Nguyen - 5320 4473

Chief Mammographer/Radiographer - Breast Screen