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State Radiologist, BreastScreen Queensland

State Radiologist, BreastScreen Queensland

Company: Queensland Health
Location: QLD
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Sourcing
Date Posted: 27/11/2019
Job Contact:

Paul Vardon

07 3328 9004


  • Provide specialist radiology advice and clinical leadership for the BreastScreen Queensland program
  • Exciting VMO contract opportunity (up to 16 hours per week) located at Herston (3 year contract with a 2 x 1 year extension clause)

The role
Reporting to the Director, Cancer Screening Unit, you will be responsible for providing expertise in breast imaging and interventional techniques, reading and assessment services and clinical leadership for the BreastScreen Queensland program.  You will also have the opportunity to champion innovative service delivery and clinical research trials.

In addition, you will develop and deliver training programs for new and existing readers and manage the quality and performance of radiology services including leading and participating in regular auditing for the program and participate in relevant governance fora.

The successful person
You will have demonstrable experience in applying your specialist expertise and knowledge to breast imaging and interventional techniques.  You will be solutions focused with a problem solving background and can speak to your experiences in collaboratively and effectively facilitating solutions.   You will have a proven track record in leading quality improvement activities as part of a multidisciplinary team and possess high level oral and written communication skills.

Candidates must hold current medical registration with APHRA and be a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR).   Candidates must also be eligible for statewide credentialing in reading, assessment and medical administration in the BreastScreen Queensland program.

It is a condition of employment for this role for the employee to be, and remain, vaccinated against the following vaccine preventable diseases during their employment: measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), pertussis (whooping cough) and hepatitis B.

About us
The Department of Health is responsible for the overall management of the public health system in Queensland.  We are an organisation that strongly believes in the need to work with people who value the goals of our organisation and who will thrive in our workplace.  Working at the Department of Health is about making a difference.

The Prevention Division leads and sets the direction for improving the health of all Queenslanders through the prevention of disease, protection of health, and promotion of wellbeing. The Preventive Health Branch has two key areas of responsibility – Cancer Screening and Health and Wellbeing. Staff develop strategy, policy and programs related to population cancer screening, health promotion and chronic disease prevention. Staff also provide valuable public health epidemiology services, monitoring and reporting functions as well as managing the security, confidentiality and accuracy of public health data and the maintenance of critical screening information systems.

Benefits of working with the Department of Health:
By joining the Department of Health you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success.  You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining your skills and experience that make you the best person for this role.

Further Information
Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months and may be considered for other vacancies which may include an alternative employment basis (temporary; full time or part time).

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