“This has allowed the proposed collective agreement to make progress in launching a formal process of resolution and implementation.” Many enterprise agreements for private and public awards for the industry are registered with the Fair Work Commission. You can find them under the Awards and Agreements on the Fair Work Commission website. Deborah Powell, Secretary of State at APEX, said she was pleased that the agreement had been reached. Powell said the industry had lost 30 public sector sonographers in the past 15 months. There were 70-80 south of Auckland when there were to be about 150. A sonographer is a specialist in the use of ultrasound. “They don`t pay as much as the private sector, but they have adapted them so well that they have been competitive and have held up their agreements and commitment problems fairly well.” “This is good for the health sector. We had to adjust these salary rates to keep sonographs to provide services to patients. Our only regret is that this type of labour crisis has become a labour dispute.

Waikato sonographers working in public health will no longer be the lowest paid people in their sector. The Health Employees Medical Radiation Scientists (State) Award 2019 applies to sonographers with a 2019 B.MRS or B.ASc The Health Employees (State) award and applies to all other sonographers employed by the government. Waikato DHB- Communications Program Manager Kathryn Jenkins said the union had not previously specified how the agreement should enter into force, but recent discussions have clarified this point. South Australian Modern Public Sector Enterprise Agreement: Salaried 2017 Northern Territory Public Sector Enterprise Award 2016 A Multi Employer Collective Agreement (MECA) for the 16 DHB who decided this week to increase their salary by 15%. This is an increase that 15 of them have already implemented. Check the spelling of the URL you want to access and re-test. Health Practitioners and Dental Officers (Queensland Health) Certified Agreement (No. 2) 2016 APEX Sonographers (Auckland region) MECA (August 1, 2019 – Jul 31, 2022) Sonographers are qualified health professionals who use high-frequency sound waves to produce diagnostic scanners, videos and 3D anatomy volumes that help doctors diagnose and treat diseases and injuries. Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-20. WA Health System – HSUWA – PACTS Industrial Agreement 2018 The Association of Professional and Executive Employers (APEX) has been negotiating for two years with 16 district health agencies south of Auckland, including Waikato DHB.

You also need to be able to see, analyze and edit the scan to optimize the information generated. ACT Public Sector Health Professional Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021 Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Agreement . They have a great responsibility in the diagnostic process and often interpretation and diagnosis are a collaboration between the sonographer and the radiologist, because ultrasound is a real-time process and is highly dependent on use. Current multi-employer collective agreements (MEACs) between District Health Councils (DHBs) and New Zealand unions are available on the CAS website. We`re sorry, it seems you`ve tried to access a site that doesn`t exist. “This was a problem south of Auckland [because] the DhBs in Auckland adjusted pay rates,” Powell said. On average, Auckland`s DHBs pay 10 to 12 per cent more, and the private sector pays about 25 per cent more. These qualifications require two years of full-time equivalency experience and are primarily carried out by qualified MRIs, but can be performed by other health professionals. Ultrasound is used to form soft tissues, muscles and blood vessels and has broad applications including obstetrics, abdomen, gynecological, musculoskeletal, vascular, pediatric and salty.