Cardiac Technologist

Eastern Health - Western Health

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Cardiac Sonographer Lead (Cardiac Technologist) Grade 4 – Permanent Part time

Western Health Cardiology is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Cardiac Sonographer with proven expertise and specialist knowledge in echocardiography to join a dynamic and progressive Cardiac Diagnostic Service team.

The Cardiac Diagnostic Service is based at Sunshine and provides inpatient and outpatient Trans-thoracic echocardiograms, Cardiac Echocardiography Stress and Transoesophageal studies and supports cardiac specialist outpatient clinics across site. Cardiac Services are located across both Footscray and Sunshine Hospitals. Each site has a Cardiac Care Unit and Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratories providing a 24/7 acute infarct angioplasty service.

The Cardiac Sonographer Lead demonstrates advanced clinical competency and knowledge in echocardiography modalities and plays an integral role supporting the day to day operation of the cardiac diagnostic echocardiography modality and staff. This senior position will assist in strategic service planning related to echocardiography modalities and would include responsibilities in procurement and implementation of new technology integrating GLS strain, 3D and contrast enhanced echocardiography techniques.

To be Successful in this Role you

  • will hold current ASAR accreditation
  • will hold a Post Graduate Diploma / Masters in an Accredited Cardiac Ultrasound Course
  • will promote best patient care by actively supporting and contributing to staff training and supervision with contribution and participation in quality control activities
  • will have at least 5 years experience in Cardiac Echocardiography and/or extensive knowledge in specialist techniques
  • willing to participate in echocardiography on call roster

About Us

Our workforce of over 7,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people 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 comprises of three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. We also operate the Joan Kirner Women’s and Children’s, Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a diverse community of over 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

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.


Job details
Date posted
15 Jul 2020
Healthcare & Medical
Imaging, Radiology & Sonography
~ $100,000
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Full Time
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Australian Citizen/Permanent Resident

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