First listed on: 17 May 2018

Chief Sonographer

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

  • Join a leading Imaging Service provider of the West
  • Rapidly expanding Multi Site Organisation with a focus on professional development, leadership and educational opportunities
  • Permanent, Full Time

Western Health Medical Imaging (WHMI) is at the forefront of imaging to the patients of the West. Medical Imaging Services are provided at Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospitals covering a wide range of diagnostic and interventional multi- modality examinations. WHMI have seen exponential growth with over 190K examinations annually. Western Health is a vibrant and progressive organisation, with a focus on clinical care, teaching and research.
In partnership with the Medical Imaging management team the Chief Sonographer will provide leadership and support for the operational Ultrasound service.

You will mentor sonographers to develop high level clinical decision making, and problem solving skills to ensure a multiskilled and adaptable workforce.

You will lead our enthusiastic team of sonographers in the provision of a patient centred high quality ultrasound service. 

You will have advanced leadership skills and your ultrasound skills will cover a wide range of Ultrasound examinations. 

Having recently upgraded our entire fleet of Ultrasound systems you will be working with state of the art equipment covering one a diverse range of Ultrasound studies. These include Obstetrics (working in close partnership with the Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit), Gynaecology, MSK, Vascular, General, Paediatric, CEUS, and Elastography.

This is truly an exciting leadership opportunity for the right candidate. You will be provided with extensive educational and professional opportunities. Transition on to the Leadership Pathway through Western Health will be fully supported with participation in multiple leadership programs.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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
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