Joining HSUWA

Who we are:

  • Health Professionals and Allied Health
  • Clerks and Administrators, Managers and Executives
  • Medical Scientists, Medical Technicians and Assistants
  • Therapists, Researchers and Librarians
  • Allied Health Assistants and Therapy Assistants
  • Finance, IT and Security Professionals

Where we work:

  • Hospitals
  • Allied Health
  • Health Services
  • Mental Health
  • Community Health
  • Pathology
  • Medical Imaging
  • Aged Care
  • Disability Services
  • Private Health Practices

Can I join?

Below is a guide of all the types of jobs which are part of the union.

The eligibility to be a member is set by the union’s Rules and if your job is not on the list then please call our office and we will do our best to help.

Keep in mind that job titles change frequently, and new occupations and professions are added from time to time. You can add extra titles such as senior, chief, deputy chief, co-ordinator, assistant, manager etc.

If you are not employed but work a Sole Practitioner or Trader (also known as an independent contractor) you are still eligible to join HSUWA. It is what you do and not the way you are engaged that determines your union.

(Please note that there are consequences to Professional Indemnity Insurance if you are engaged as a Sole Practitioner, so speak to us first.)

Job list guide

  • Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Administration
  • Admissions and Bookings Clerks (including Theatres)
  • Anaesthetic Technician
  • Animal House Technician
  • Architectural Draughtsperson
  • Art Therapist
  • Audio Metrician
  • Audio Visual Assistant
  • Audiologist;
  • Bio Engineer
  • Bio-Engineering Technician
  • Cardiac Scientific Officer
  • Cardiac Technician
  • Cath Lab Technician
  • Clinic Clerks
  • Clinical Coders
  • Clinical Perfusionist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Corporate Admin (Secretaries and Admin Assts in non-clinical areas, language services, museum, PR, Property)
  • Craft Worker
  • Cytotechnician
  • Dark Room Assistant Film Processor
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentist;
  • Dietitian;
  • Draughtsperson
  • E.C.G. EEG/EMG Recordist
  • ED Clerks
  • Engineer
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Finance
  • Handicraft Instructor
  • Handicraft Worker
  • Health Education Officer
  • Health Information Management (includes Managers, Co-ordinators, Supervisors
  • Health Promotion Officer
  • HR (includes IR, OSH, Workers Comp, education and training)
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Laboratory Technician Technical Assistant
  • Librarian;
  • Library Technician
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Management (including CEOs, Directors, senior managers, managers)
  • Maxillo Facial Technician
  • Medical Administration (Secretaries and Admin Assistants in clinical departments, Quality)
  • Medical Imaging Assistant
  • Medical Artist/ Photographer
  • Medical Imaging Technologist/Sonographer
  • Medical Imaging Technologist
  • Medical Physicist
  • Medical Records
  • Medical Scientist
  • Mental Health Professional
  • Mortuary Technician
  • Neurophysiology Technician
  • Neurophysiology Technologist
  • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Optometrist;
  • Orthopaedic Appliance Assistant
  • Orthopaedic Appliance Technician
  • Orthopaedic Footwear Maker
  • Orthopaedic Technician
  • Orthoptist
  • Orthotic Technician
  • Orthotist and Prosthetist
  • Outreach Worker
  • Pharmacist
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Phlebotomist Specimen Control Officer
  • Physicist
  • Physiotherapist Assistant
  • Rehabilitation Technologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Officer
  • Research Officer
  • Respiratory Scientist
  • Respiratory Sleep Scientist
  • Respiratory Technician
  • Security Officers
  • Shift Engineer
  • Sleep Technologist
  • Social Worker
  • Sonographer
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Supervisors (Catering, Orderlies, CSSD, Transport etc)
  • Supply
  • Switchboard
  • Technical Officer
  • Technician (Medical Engineering and Physics)
  • Theatre Technician
  • Therapy Assistant
  • Trade Instructor
  • Transplant Co-ordinator
  • Urology Technician
  • Ward Clerks
  • Welfare Officer

 

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