Cath-lab/Vascular Lead Radiographer - Northern Beaches Hospital

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A Lead Radiographer with Cath-lab experience is encouraged apply to join Northern Beaches Medical Imaging at the Northern Beaches Hospital!

  • State of the Art New Imaging Department
  • Career Progression and growth
  • Maternity Leave Contract available from June 2021
  
We are seeking an experienced Cath-lab/Vascular Radiographer to lead the Northern Beaches Medical Imaging Cath Lab/Vascular team from June 2021 covering a maternity leave position.  Northern Beaches Medical Imaging (NBMI) is located within the Northern Beaches Hospital (NBH) in Frenchs Forest, NSW.  

This full time role will be required to work as a hemodynamically trained Advanced Radiographer in the Cath lab, biplane and hybrid theatres.
  
What we offer – a wide variety of cases in a professional environment
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Interventional Vascular
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Interventional Neurology 
As the Modality Lead you are responsible for:
  • Performing radiography for cardiac, vascular, interventional radiology and neurology. Includes assistance in operating interventional equipment such as intravascular ultrasound, FFR and pressure injectors.
  • Assisting interventionists to achieve optimum results both during and post completion of cases with any reasonable imaging and archiving related requests.  
  • Rostering and daily resource management including on call.  Active participation in on-call roster (including emergency STEMI service) and ability to attend site within 30 minutes of call.
  • Being the conduit between the hospitals and imaging teams and reporting to the NBMI Imaging Manager.
  • Equipment management, maintenance and organising applications support when required
  • Attending head of department meetings
  • Compiling monthly reporting
  • Oversee training ensuring competencies levels met in both imaging and haemodynamic monitoring
  • Promoting a positive work culture
  • Be an advocate for radiation safety within the labs for all staff and patients.
ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
  • Current EPA Licence
  • AHPRA Registration
  • Proven cardiac & vascular experience
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills
  • A high-level knowledge of Philips Angiography equipment (or equivalent units)
  • Ability to problem solve and resolve conflict in a complex environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 
  • An understanding of WHS and Radiation safety responsibilities
  • Knowledge and understanding of Radiology Information System (RIS) & PACS  
DESIRED CRITERIA:
  • Previous experience using Philips Angiography hardware/software.
  • Proven success in a leadership role
If you are interested to join a team that values solidarity, clinical excellence and optimum patient care now is the time to apply.  This is an exciting time at the Northern Beaches Hospital with a constantly evolving service, and we are genuinely interested to hear from you if you think this role may be for you.

Employment at the Northern Beaches Hospital is conditional on attainment of a National Police Check and Working with Children Clearance.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.