Position Details

Reference Number 158100
Position Title Sonographer (Grade 3)
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Barwon Health only
Employment Status Full Time Permanent
Program Enterprise
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 80
Position Summary
  • Unique opportunity to join a dynamic sonographer workforce within a new department with state of the art facilities.
  • Enjoy working in a great location - close to the Geelong CBD and the vibrant waterfront, within reach of Melbourne and on the doorstep of the great ocean road.
  • Be supported with ongoing training and professional development in a diverse work environment.

About the facility 

At Barwon Health, ultrasound facilities are provided at University Hospital Geelong, Geelong Private and The McKellar Centre and extending into Barwon Health North in 2019. The mis of acute hospital and community/ private settings provides an interesting and diverse patient cohort. 

Medical Imaging have recently upgraded their departments with the new state of the art facilities. Our equipment consists of Toshiba Aplio 500 systems, Philips IU22 and newly purchase Philips Epic 5G machines. The facilities at University Hospital Geelong are located in a brand new purpose built ultrasound department. The sonographer team includes a well-established sonographer training program lead by a Tutor Sonographer and Clinical Educator. The ultrasound service in 24/7 with an on call service and weekend shifts available.

About the role

In this role you will be recognised under the award as being a competent practitioner and having completed an appropriate qualification in ultrasound. You will support the provision of the ultrasound service 24/7 at Barwon Health.

Remuneration will be based on competency and experience.

About the culture 

We are a large, experienced an 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.

Barwon Health Staff Benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary Packaging
  • Social Club
  • Be our future Barwon Health Strategic Plan
  • Aboriginal Employment Plan
  • Our Commitment to Child Safety
  • At Barwon Health we harness a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We will 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.
  • Our organisation promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of our staff and consumers including children, and have appropriate recruitment resources in place to ensure background checks and reference checks are completed.
  • At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.
  • We Barwon Health is proud to be Totally Smoke Free.
Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Sonographers must have successfully completed a post graduate qualification in ultrasound (e.g. DMU or university graduate diploma)
Essential: All Sonographers including trainees must be registered with the Australian Sonographer Association Registry (ASAR)
Desirable: The Grade 3 Sonographer must demonstrate competency and expertise across an agreed number of areas of ultrasound
Desirable: Excellent time management, communication skills, teaching, and professionalism.
Contact Person Lauren McAuley 
Contact Person Job Title Chief Sonographer 
Contact Number (03) 4215 0249 
Contact Email laurenm@barwonhealth.org.au 
Alternate Contact Person Yasmin Verbunt 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 0249 
Alternate Contact Email yasmin.verbunt@barwonhealth.org.au
Closing Date 03/01/2019
Position Description
File name 
Sonographer Grade 3 PD 158100.pdf Open
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.