Position Details
Reference Number 35236
Position Title Grade 3 Sonographer
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Sonographer Grade 3 Part Tine


  • Part Time, Ongoing
  • Opportunity for Qualified Sonographers develop skills in Paediatric Imaging
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

The Hospital:

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) provides secondary and tertiary care to children and young people across the northern and western suburbs; specialist paediatric healthcare to the children of Victoria, Tasmania, southern NSW and parts of South Australia; and is the designated state-wide provider of services including paediatric trauma, rehabilitation and forensic medicine. As a quaternary centre for complex cardiac surgery and organ transplantation, the RCH cares for the sickest children from around Australia.

With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people.

The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

Further information about RCH is available at www.rch.org.au

The Role:

As part of the Division of Surgery, this position exists to provide a quality imaging service to patients and referrers In the Ultrasound Department and as part of the US team, provide back-up to the Chief Sonographer and Grade 4 Sonographer.  Under the direction of the Chief Sonographer, the role contributes to the ongoing care of paediatric patients in spheres of diagnosis, disease monitoring and treatment. The goal is to optimize and maintain high standards of US procedures and to succeed in producing reliable, timely and important results which can make a difference. 


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Post Graduate Ultrasound qualification
  • Eligibility for registration by ASAR
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • A high level of written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to organise and plan work effectively, adapting to changes as required
  • This position requires considerable initiative and flexibility in order to optimise patient service in a safe working
  • Balancing sometimes competing and conflicting priorities
  • Paediatric skills would be an advantage but not essential


If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now. New graduates are encouraged to apply!


Why work at the RCH?

The RCH offer a range of benefits which support and reward staff both personally and professionally.

Our staff benefits include award winning facilities and campus partnerships, Professional development and events, an award winning Health and wellbeing program and financial benefits.


To learn more about our staff benefits please go to: https://www.rch.org.au/hr/recruitment_employment/Staff_benefits/ The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.


We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Are you ready to join our team? 

For more information about the position, please review the position description attached and apply online by selecting “apply now”

Selection Criteria Essential: Eligible to work in Australia Eligible for ASAR membership
Contact Person Mita Pedersen
Contact Number 93455666
Alternate Contact Person Cain Brockley
Alternate Contact Number 93456493
Closing Date 20/02/2020
Position Description Grade 3 Sonographer 0.2FTE PD 2020.pdf