Positions Vacant

NZ - WellSleep, Clinical Sleep Technologist

WellSleep (Wellington New Zealand) has a vacancy for a Clinical Sleep Physiologist.  This position is suitable for a trainee. 

WellSleep is a busy tertiary level sleep unit providing both home and laboratory diagnostic tests, treatment initiation and undertaking research in sleep medicine. We are looking for someone who has excellent physiology knowledge, great people skills and who is keen to build a career in sleep physiology. 

As well as completion of year 2 MTEC sleep papers, the successful applicant will receive full training and ongoing professional development opportunities.

The position does involve a combination of day, evening and night work. 

If this sounds like you, please forward your CV in the first instance to Angela Campbell WellSleep Manager; angela.campbell@otago.ac.nz

QLD - Townsville Hospital - Clinical Measurements Practitioner, Advanced (respiratory and sleep)

One Permanent Full Time position available

The Townsville Hospital Service are looking for a Clinical Measurements - Advanced in Respiratory and Sleep to join our lovely team in Townsville, Far North Queensland.

As a Clinical Measurements Practitioner – Advanced, you will be required to provide multi-specialised clinical and technical services to deliver both Sleep and Respiratory Medicine Clinical Measurements services.  You will also provide professional leadership and education/training within the multidisciplinary health care unit, delivering services to local and inter-district stakeholders/customers of Queensland Health in accordance with organisational goals.

Generous remuneration package value up to $140,372 p.a. comprising salary range of $117,908 to $123,029 p.a. (HP5), 17.5% leave loading, 12.5 % employer contribution to superannuation. Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, corporate discounts, wellness programs and the EAP.

Living in Townsville; a vibrant, dynamic city and the largest regional centre in Northern Australia allows easy access to The Strand and Magnetic Island. Plus, the city heart provides opportunity for boutique shopping, fine dining experiences, cultural events and a bustling nightlife.

Interested..?
For a confidential discussion please contact Nadine Pyne on 07 4433 2841.

Applications close on Monday, 19 November 2018.

Please click here to apply online

 

NZ - Palmerston North Hospital - Neurophysiology/Sleep Technician/Physiologist

Palmerston North - A perfect place for a physiologist/neurophysiologist
If you are looking for an exciting and diverse career in health, and want to experience the unique lifestyle the Manawatu region of New Zealand offers, consider MidCentral District Health Board.

About Us
Join MidCentral District Health Board and become part of our journey as we continue with our transformational change to establish the organisation as a high performing health system. The transformation involves introducing a system that delivers integrated care by engaging across primary, specialist and community based service providers to provide better health outcomes for the communities we serve.

MidCentral is an accredited employer with Immigration New Zealand. This means we are able to recruit globally and our Talent work visas will be processed as a priority.

About Our District
Situated in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand, the Manawatu region offers visitors and residents a unique mix of lifestyle by combining rural charm with the convenience of sophisticated living. Palmerston North in the centre of the Manawatu is a beautiful location, with all modern services and luxuries expected of vibrant cities, including a shopping plaza, a Globe theatrical centre, the Regent and Centre Point theatres, and dozens of hotels/motels, giving Palmerston North a reputation as a conference hub. Palmerston North tertiary education is provided by Massey University and the International Pacific College. We have excellent primary, intermediate and secondary schooling, both public and private, mixed and single sex. Cost of living is reasonable, housing very affordable, and rural living with stunning views only minutes from town is very achievable.

The Role
The role consists of a service to outpatients and inpatients by providing both neurology and sleep related tests.

Diagnostic investigations include: 

  • Electroencephalopgraphy
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Evoked potentials
  • Ambulatory EEG
  • Polysomnography
  • CPAP and bilevel titration and fitting.

 

It is highly desirable that you have relevant neurophysiological technical qualifications and recent experience in both sleep and neurophysiology. IN addition to performing neurological testing you will also monitor patients on CPAP/ Bilevel treatment.

It is essential that you have a demonstrated ability and interest in working with medical technology. There is expected to be some cross cover of other senior technician/scientist roles to ensure continuity of service.

You would also need to have proven computer and keyboard skills.

This is a full-time position, working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday between 8am to 4.30pm. There is a requirement for assistance with the sleep set up evening roster once or twice a month for 3-4 hours.

For more information and to apply please visit our website:
www.midcentraldhb.govt.nz

For a chat contact: Amanda Driffill, Service Manager, Medical Sub-Specialties, email:Amanda.driffill@midcentraldhb.govt.nz or phone +64 6 350 8835.

Job Ad Reference - Vacancy ID: 4615

Closing date: Sunday, 16 December 2018.

VIC - Box Hill Hospital - Sleep Scientist

The Sleep Laboratory at Box Hill Hospital is a 6 bed NATA accredited facility. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and professional Sleep Scientist to join our friendly and dynamic team. The position encompasses 1 night shift (10pm-7am) and 1 evening shift (6.15pm-10.30pm) per week.

 

Closing Date: 14/11/2018

 

For further details please follow the link below:

https://eh.mercury.com.au/ViewPosition.aspx?id=W17pwJ4WOnQ=&jbc=ere

 

For all enquiries, please contact Denise O’Driscoll, Sleep Laboratory Manager, via email Denise.O'Driscoll@easternhealth.org.au or phone 03 9975 6538.

VIC - Full-Time Scientific Manager

Are you looking to broaden your clinical leadership and management experience?

Western Health (Melbourne), is recruiting a permanent full time position for a suitably qualified Scientific Manager.

This exciting Grade 4 role is responsible for the management of the Sleep Disorders Unit, Respiratory Function Laboratories, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Assessment Service and Neurophysiology Laboratories across Footscray and Sunshine Hospitals. The role also oversees the Stroke Clinical Trial team.

We provide diagnostic services for more than 5,000 Western Health patients every year and actively participate in quality improvement and research initiatives. 

Our laboratories are equipped with modern technologies that have all undergone recent equipment upgrades or replacement. These are all maintained by comprehensive service agreements with vendors. Both the Respiratory and Sleep laboratories are accredited with TSANZ and ASA/NATA.

The role is well supported by an enthusiastic team of scientists, with a Grade 3 Clinical Lead in each specialty and combined scientific workforce of approximately 18.5EFT.

The successful applicant will work closely with the Heads of Unit from Respiratory and Sleep Disorders Medicine and Neurology, and will demonstrate relevant clinical and management experience in Sleep, with additional experience in Respiratory Function Testing and/or Neurophysiology being seen favourably.

For more information and to apply for the position, please visit: https://westernhealth.mercury.com.au/

Applications close: Sunday 30 September 2018

Contact person: Timothy Chiu - 0403 602 649

QLD - Clinical Measurements – Advanced (Sleep Scientist)

Position Title - Clinical Measurements – Advanced (Sleep Scientist)

Status – Permanent full time position

Metro South Hospital and Health Service is the most populated health service in Queensland, with a catchment spanning 3,856 square kilometres and covering the area from the Brisbane River in the north to Redland City in the east, south to Logan and the eastern portion of the Scenic Rim to the border of New South Wales.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro South Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence and diversity in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

The Sleep Disorders Centre (SDC), a section of the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, is the only public sleep disorders centre within the Metro South Health Service. The SDC provides a comprehensive adult sleep disorders service to diagnose, treat and follow-up patients with respiratory-related and nonrespiratory-related sleep disorders. Since the department includes a dedicated Respiratory High Dependency Unit, non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is a prominent feature in the service requirements of the SDC. The SDC is accredited by the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) according to the Australasian Sleep Association’s Standards for Sleep Services 2016. It was the third service in Australia to achieve this accreditation.

Day to day management of the clinical teams is undertaken by the Advanced Sleep Scientists under the direction of the Scientific Director of the SDC. The SDC has professional and academic links with a number of tertiary institutions, including the supervision of students undertaking professional placements for Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and Sunshine Coast University.

The Role

The Sleep Disorders Centre are looking for an Advanced Clinical Measurements (Sleep Scientist) to join them. Located at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, the successful applicant will provide independent, high level specialised clinical services and/or general clinical services of a complex and critical nature with significant scope.

This position is required to provide a specialist level of clinical sleep services to patients within the Metro South Health Service in accordance with prescribed professional guidelines and ethical standards.

They will:

  • Acts as the clinical reference point for other clinicians at service level.
  • Develop, monitor and evaluate competency standards for clinical area/s of expertise.
  • Contribute to review of workloads within team and across teams, for area of clinical expertise.
  • Proactively respond as a leader in day to day clinical matters as they arise.

More information and details on how to apply can be found at the below link:

https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-MS08283850

Benefits

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance. Also on offer are competitive remuneration and generous employer superannuation contributions, benefits and incentives, career development and opportunity with support for workplace training and education.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro South here: www.metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/join-our-team.

Enquiries – Brett Duce (Scientific Director, Sleep Disorders Centre)

Contact details – (07) 3156 5751

Job Ad Reference – MS08283850

Closing date – Monday, 13 August 2018

VIC - Senior Sleep Scientist - Grade 3

Senior Sleep Scientist - Grade 3

Part-time ongoing

0.2 FTE (7.6 hours per week - daytime)

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/

The role:

This position is for a senior sleep scientist to assist the current RCH Sleep Chief Scientist with staging and scoring of paediatric sleep studies. These studies will include complex ventilation (CPAP, BIPAP and tracheostomy ventilated) as well as neonatal sleep studies. Additional roles will include provision of technical supervision to sleep unit staff, a contribution to the development of sleep unit procedure manuals, and management of the sleep lab equipment, including all aspects of software and hardware (Compumedics, PSG4 and Nexus). Occasional after hours on-call cover for leave or setup shifts may be required. This is an ongoing part time position of 0.2 FTE (7.6hours per week).

Key duties of the role will include:

Participate in the analysis and interpretation of sleep studies. The post holder will be expected to follow agreed laboratory protocols and to produce and to analyse respiratory sleep studies, and written technical sleep study report.

Actively participate in the scientific activities and research of the Department as directed by the Department Manager

Sleep Unit Laboratory management roles/ as directed by the medical director

Participate in the evaluation and ongoing development of technical procedures and policy

Supervision, training of new team members & provision of technical supervision of Sleep Unit Staff

Train staff members to protocols procedures & education

Participate in any other projects allocated by the Department head or direct supervisor.

General administrative housekeeping, including maintenance of filing systems and general departmental filing.

Attend, participate in and successfully complete training provided by the hospital, as directed by senior staff.

To be considered for the role it is essential that you have:

Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science) or Bachelor of Science or equivalent where ‘equivalent’ includes a degree awarded by an overseas tertiary institution which is recognised by the National Office of Overseas skills is mandatory.

Previous significant experience working in a paediatric sleep unit with demonstrated experience in staging and scoring paediatric sleep studies, including neonatal studies, CPAP, Bilevel and invasive ventilation studies.

Also desirable:

Management experience desirable.

Research experience would also be of benefit but is not a requirement.

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!

Other information and how to apply:

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.

Why work at the RCH?

That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!

The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.

We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.

We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

For further details regarding this position, please click here.

VIC - Scientist G1/G2 for Austin Health

There is a vacancy for a permanent part time Grade 1/2 Scientist to work in the Sleep Laboratory, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine (16 hours per fortnight).

The Austin Sleep Laboratory is a centre for excellence. As part of a teaching hospital, this is a large clinical laboratory service performing a comprehensive range of diagnostic patient testing; and treatment implementation and optimisation. The laboratory plays a cornerstone role in the department and has links to the wider hospital service as well as having links to other clinical services and academic institutions. In particular, it provides services to the state-wide Victorian Respiratory Support Service for patients with respiratory failure and has a proud association with the Institute for Breathing and Sleep.

As such, this vacancy represents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and suitably qualified scientist.

The successful applicant will enjoy the combination of technical, clinical and physiology skills required for the position and be able to work a shift roster.

Sleep laboratory experience is highly desirable, although full training can be provided.

For further details, please click here.

Closing date: 16th July 2018

NSW - Sleep Technician / Technologists Required for Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Practice in Wollongong

We are looking for a sleep technician / technologists or EN / RN’s interested in working in a sleep laboratory for night shifts.

The Respiratory & Sleep Medicine Practice is a centre of excellence providing consultative services in respiratory and sleep disorders including a 3 bed sleep laboratory and a CPAP / Bi-Level Clinic.

Duties will include:

  • Polysomnography set up and monitoring
  • Diagnostic
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) titration
  • Bi-Level Titration
  • Maintaining quality assurance practices in accordance with professionally accepted guidelines and company policy & procedures

Experience is highly desirable and will be looked upon favourably.

Expression of interest including a covering letter and CV to be sent to sleep@thesleeplab.com.au or fax 02 4227 2648.

Closing date: 30th July 2018

VIC - Burnside Hospital Sleep Centre - Casual Sleep Technician Wanted

Casual Sleep Technician Wanted

The Burnside Sleep Centre provides a clinical service in the diagnosis and management of sleep disorders in adults. A fantastic opportunity has become available for a sleep technician to join our team of professionals. This position involves the set-up and monitoring of patients undergoing diagnostic and treatment sleep studies. 

The successful applicant must be prepared to work evenings (1900 – 2200) and occasional overnight shifts (1930 – 0730).  The centre operates 6 nights per week (Sunday to Friday) with various shifts on offer.  Previous experience from a diagnostic sleep centre will be highly regarded but is not essential, as training will be provided to the right applicant.  Availability to cover shifts at short notice would be an advantage. 

Essential criteria:

  • Bachelor of Science of equivalent (Physiology, Applied Health, Health Sciences)
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to deal with patients in a professional and confident manner
  • Competent organisation and time management skills, including the ability to set priorities, plan, and organise own work
  • Strong computer literacy skills
  • Good troubleshooting/problem solving skills
  • Reliable and able to work independently as well as part of an integrated team
  • Willingness to learn on an ongoing basis

We offer supportive professional development, competitive pay rates & flexible salary packaging.

Applications Close: 5 pm 29 June 2018

For Inquiries and Position Description please contact Ms Melaura Bradford or Ms Renee Galka Principal Sleep Technicians on 08 82027272 or via email:

Ms Melaura Bradford: mbradford@burnsidehospital.asn.au 

Ms Renee Galka: rgalka@burnsidehospital.asn.au

If you believe that this position is for you please submit your CV as a word document including two recent referees to:

Ms Gail Jelfs, Human Resource Officer, via email: gjelfs@burnsidehospital.asn.au

An acceptable Criminal History Check no older than 12 months must be provided to HR prior to any offer of employment being made and successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

Please view our website for additional information about Burnside Hospital www.burnsidehospital.asn.au