Western NSW Local Health District

Dubbo Health Service is undergoing remarkable transformations under the Dubbo Hospital Redevelopment Project. Join our ever-growing team!

To be considered for interview, candidates must address the Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Employment TypePermanent Full Time (job share may be considered)
Position Classification
Radiographer Level 3 Grade 3, Radiographer Level 4 Grade 1, Senior Cardiac Technologist
Remuneration: $105,933.98 – $124,174.56 pa (plus super)
Hours per week: 35 / 38 (depending on qualifications)
Dubbo, NSW

Senior Cardiac Sonographer
Dubbo Health Service

About the role:
At Western NSW LHD you can challenge yourself, make an impact and shape the future of rural health. Our Dubbo Hospital is soon to open a brand new state of the art cardiac catheterisation laboratory, providing diagnostic and interventional treatment for people with coronary artery disease, one of the leading causes of mortality in this region.

This is a great opportunity to step into a leadership role of Senior Cardiac Sonographer where you can bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career.  You will be pivotal to the development and implementation of the brand new cardiac sonography service in Dubbo, due to commence in 2021.

This is a targeted position in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Whereby Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and, where found suitable, will be given higher priority under affirmative action in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities. In the event there are no suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, then applications from non-Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered. 


This position may offer incentives to prospective employees, which may include relocation assistance, accommodation subsidy, professional development and flexible work practices. If you are the successful candidate, please discuss possible incentives before accepting the position.

Where you’ll be working:  
Dubbo Hospital is a major rural referral facility on the edge of the western plains of outback Australia. It is a rapidly growing hospital providing critical care, specialist medical inpatient and outpatient services, surgery, mental health and many specialised allied health and medical outreach services.

The hospital has had significant investment over the last six years, with over $275M invested to build a state of the art new acute hospital: – including dialysis, maternity, operating theatres and day surgeries, surgical inpatient units, critical care units, ambulatory care, emergency department and medical imaging.  The final building works will be completed in early 2021.  The Western Cancer Centre Dubbo is also under construction, to offer holistic cancer services to the Western Region, offering Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy services, and for the first time a Positron Emission Tomography – Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Scan will be available in a regional location.  The cancer centre will open in the middle of 2021.  It’s an exciting time to be working at Dubbo Health Service. See the latest progress on the redevelopment here.

About us:
WNSWLHD is the largest employer in the region, with over 7,700 dedicated staff working across 3 major rural referral hospitals, 50 community health centres, numerous corporate and executive offices and 38 inpatient facilities – which include 25 multipurpose services and 4 district health services.

Some of the benefits of working with us include:

  • Genuine support in an inclusive, compassionate and caring team environment.
  • Interesting and challenging work that will bring your purpose to life, broaden your scope and fast track your career. 
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility to reach your full potential.
  • Opportunities to make an impact and shape the future of rural health through involvement in projects, innovations and research.
  • Opportunities for learning and development, including access to a mentoring program and in-house training with our Organisational Development Unit and eLearning system. 
  • Access to Fitness Passport and free and confidential counselling services.

How to apply:
Candidates must read the Position Description and address the Selection Criteria for the role, providing examples where required. You must also upload a copy of your current CV as part of your application. For assistance, see our Guide to Employment with WNSWLHD. For further information on the remuneration and conditions, visit NSW Public Health System Awards.

Applications will close 26 October 2021 – 11:59pm.

For role related enquiries, please reach out to Peter Strickland on
(02) 6809 8211 or Peter.strickland@health.nsw.gov.au

Talent Pool
If we identify a surplus of suitable candidates for this role, you may also be invited to an eligibility list where you could be offered an alternative position per the relevant Award.