We offer a range of exciting career choices for health professionals.
Our Medical Imaging team provides comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic imaging services. We work in a diverse and challenging environment.
We are an accredited training hospital for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR). We run a 5-year training program for radiology registrars.
The course aims to develop analytical and problem-solving skills necessary to function as an effective diagnostic radiologist. During the course candidates are expected to develop finely tuned cognitive and observation skill required to enable accurate interpretation of the above modalities.
On completion of the course students acquire a defined body of knowledge and procedural skills which will be used to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and to make appropriate clinical decisions. The course aims to ensure that the qualified radiologist will continue to keep up to date with new developments in imaging and make learning, teaching and research a part of their professional career.
Candidates, at the completion of the course, will be able to collaborate effectively with other health professionals for the provision of optimal patient care, education and research. Students will develop the ability to prioritise and effectively execute tasks through teamwork with colleagues. Students will be taught to recognise the need for continued learning and to model this for others. The qualified radiologists will be committed to excellence in clinical care and ethical conduct and to the continued mastery of the discipline.
Radiology fellowship positions offered include:
- Breast Imaging
- Interventional Neuroradiology
- Interventional Radiology
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Neuroradiology (Diagnostic)
- Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging
- Trauma and Emergency
The RMH Medical Imaging department participates in the Advanced Training in Nuclear Medicine program overseen by the Committee for Joint College Training of the RACP.
We offer 12-month positions for first or second year placements working in collaboration with both Nuclear Medicine Physicians and dual-trained Nuclear Medicine Specialists, allowing for further insights into Nuclear Medicine applications from the perspective of cardiology, gastroenterology, rheumatology and other specialties.
Registrars will be exposed to the full complement of Nuclear Medicine services, from PET and Nuclear Cardiology through to cold lab procedures and therapy.
We also offer the opportunity to participate in multidisciplinary meetings and engage with colleagues from other specialties to facilitate best practice care and adapt our procedures to the needs of our patients.
Medical imaging nurses are experienced professionals who specialise in radiology and nuclear medicine nursing.
Medical imaging nursing role
Medical imaging nurses provide a vital role in caring for patients undergoing diagnostic and interventional procedures, they practice within all modalities including CT, MRI, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, angiography, mammography, PET and nuclear medicine.
Imaging nurses provide nursing assessment, peri procedural monitoring, administration and management of conscious sedation, as well as procedural preparation and scrub scout assistance.
Imaging nurses provide a pivotal role in patient education before, during and after diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures. Their expertise across the modalities, during invasive procedures and safety standards knowledge in Imaging directly impacts the care provided to both inpatients and outpatients.
Comprehensive, supported training is provided on the job within all modalities of the department. Nurses working in medical imaging looking to further advance their clinical practice, skills and knowledge now have a pathway to undertake postgraduate study.
The Master of Nursing - Medical Imaging is the first postgraduate nursing course in Australia to formally recognise the medical imaging nursing specialty. This course is offered through La Trobe University, the Royal Melbourne Hospital supported the development of the new medical imaging subject for this specialty stream.
Our medical receptionists play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth running of the Radiology service to both internal and external customers.
They have a strong customer focus and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Radiology procedure bookings
- Transcription of radiology reports
- Delivery of films within the Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne Private Hospital and the RMH Private Imaging
- Liaison with medical, technical and nursing staff about patient scheduling and preparation for examinations
- Providing exceptional customer service to patients
If you enjoy working in a team environment, are a people person, have a passion for helping others and love working in the health environment, you should consider working with us.
The RMH Medical Imaging has strong partnerships with education providers specialising in Nuclear Medicine education, and has been a long-time supporter of formal training programs. This includes a graduate program for newly graduated NMTs to undergo an additional year of supported workplace training.
The RMH Radiology Department is one of the most highly regarded medical imaging sites in Australia. It is recognised for its high standards and the quality of staff employed.
The department is fully equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and over 150 highly trained radiographers, sonographers and assistants. Our focus is to provide a high level of patient care and outstanding imaging quality using state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained staff.
We have a commitment to training, education and CPD activities are fully supported. The Radiology Department provides a 24-hour, 7 day-a-week service, undertaking over 250,000 medical imaging examinations annually.
Modalities include MR, CT, Ultrasound, General and Trauma Radiography, Theatre and Mobile Radiography, Angiography and Fluoroscopic procedures, as well as Mammography.