Tutor Sonographer

Job posted: 02/10/2020
Applications close: 29/10/2020 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Barwon Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Reference: 162870

Reference: 162870

Occupation: Health and Allied Health

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Geelong

  • Unique opportunity to join a dynamic sonographer workforce within a new department with state of the art facilities

  • Located just a stone throw away from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road

  • Be supported with ongoing training and professional development in a diverse work environment

Geelong Region

Sitting within one of Victoria’s six regional health centres, Barwon Health serves the community of Greater Geelong and beyond. Victoria’s second largest city after Melbourne!

  • Enjoy a range of lifestyle choices including inner city, coastal, suburban and rural homes at affordable prices.

  • High standard of schooling options throughout the area

  • A stone throw from the Surf Coast and Great Ocean Road

  • Appreciate beautiful parks, rivers, walks and wineries

To find out more about the Geelong region, visit our Moving to the Region page on the Barwon Health website.

About the facility

The ultrasound department currently has three sites; The Mckellar Centre, Barwon Health North  which opened in January 2020 and University Hospital with expansion planning to have rooms within the Women's and Children's Hospital in the coming years. Medical imaging has recently upgraded their facilities with a new state of the art purpose build ultrasound department.

The sonographer team includes a well-established education program lead by Tutor Sonographer and Clinical educator. The ultrasound service is 24/7 with an on call services and weekend shifts. Our equipment consists of an all Philips line up from within department, in emergency hub and in hip clinic.

About the role

In this role as the Tutor Sonographer you will be recognised under the award as being a competent practitioner and having completed an appropriate qualification in ultrasound. The Tutor Sonographer at Barwon Medical Imaging is responsible for the provision and co-ordination of all post-graduate, undergraduate and internship/PDY clinical practice experience and teaching, in ultrasound.

Duties of the role include but are not limited to

  • Facilitation of training to all sonographers and trainees. This would include involving other sonographers with areas of expertise (e.g. MSK, Vasc, O&G)

  • Promoting academic excellence by presenting at appropriate professional conferences and at other professional meetings.

  • Developing an effective sonographer training program to meet the anticipated future needs of the department. In general the aim is to produce a competent graduate over 2 years. This will include tuition, clinical training and regular evaluation of ultrasound trainees

There is an excellent opportunity for research to be completed within the department, our workload is diverse with an interesting level of complexity. Remuneration will be based on competency and experience.

About the culture

We are a large, experienced and supportive team who enjoy a commitment to ongoing education with support to attend conferences, conference leave, professional development leave and weekly clinical meetings. We are an enthusiastic, energetic and focused team who work cohesively together. In recent times we have not been able to physically go out as a team. Fortunately, we have improvised and had a laugh with zoom trivia nights.

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for apply today!

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Professional development

  • Access to employee wellness facility

  • Social club

Barwon Health have attractive salary packaging benefits which are capped benefits that employees can claim each Fringe Benefit Tax year. Note, terms and conditions for each apply.

  • Living Expenses capped at $9,010 and includes repayments on mortgages, credit cards, personal loans and rental payments

  • Meal Entertainment & Accommodation capped at $2,650 and includes food and drink consumed in a social or entertainment settings and some accommodation expenditure

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team on (03) 4215 0520 or via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

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Tutor Sonographer

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Yasmin Verbunt - (03) 4215 0249

Tutor Sonographer