Positions Vacant

QLD – Townsville Hospital and Health Service - HP5 Permanent Full-time

Exciting job opportunity in Townsville for an advanced respiratory and sleep scientist!

Position status


Position type


Occupational group

Health - Allied Health/Clinical Support



Workplace Location

Townsville region

Job ad reference


Closing date


Yearly salary

$117908 - $123029

Fortnightly salary

$4519.40 - $4715.70

Job duration

Permanent full-time

Contact person

Gary Nolan

Contact details

07 4433 2841 or 4433 1111

For further details, please click here.

Closing date: 13 June 2018

QLD - Sleep Disorders Centre - Casual Sleep Technician

Sleep Technicians Wanted

The Sleep Disorders Centre at the Princess Alexandra Hospital is a NATA accredited laboratory that manages all manner of complex sleep and ventilatory disorders. In-lab sleep studies are conducted seven nights per week.

We currently require a casual sleep technician to work a combination of set-up (6.30pm to 11.45pm) and overnight shifts (11.15 pm to 7.15am) on a weekly basis. Experience will be looked upon favourably. Comprehensive training (paid) will be provided to obtain the skills needed to carry out the tasks according to laboratory requirements. The applicants must be able to participate in biennial training weeks (held in 1st weeks of January and mid-August).

For further details, please click here for the EOI.


QLD – Queensland Sleep – Full-time Sleep Scientist

Qld Sleep is currently seeking a highly motivated full-time Sleep Scientist to work in our dynamic and challenging sleep investigation unit. Qld Sleep is a fully NATA accredited organization , performing both adult and paediatric sleep investigations throughout metropolitan and regional Queensland, including northern NSW.

Applicants should possess previous experience in a recognised sleep investigation unit, demonstrate excellent communication and organizational skills, be experienced in using Compumedics sleep systems, and possess suitable undergraduate qualifications in science or a related discipline.  

The successful applicant will be required to: 

  • Provide timely and accurate analysis and reporting of physiological sleep recordings.
  • Facilitate and monitor patients undertaking CPAP therapy.
  • Assist in the maintenance of internal laboratory QC programs.
  • MSLT and MWT testing.
  • The implementation of Bi-Level therapy as directed by the supervising physician, working under the direction of the Senior Scientist.

Why Qld Sleep?

  • Work from home 1-2 days per week sound good? Qld Sleep will provide and maintain all software, hardware and internet connections.
  • The remainder of your working week will be spent in our newly renovated offices at South Brisbane (Mater Medical Centre).
  • Free undercover parking.
  • Free uniforms.
  • Generous salary package + 17.5% holiday loading.
  • Remuneration based on experience.

Enquiries to clinical@qsdu.com.au

Closing date: 31st May 2018

QLD - Director of Respiratory & Sleep Sciences at RBWH

Manage the operational delivery of clinical services for the Respiratory and Sleep Sciences Unit within the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. Provide clinical leadership and authoritative clinical counsel, utilising an expert level of knowledge and skill, within the respiratory and sleep science disciplines, with recognition within these professions as a state-wide resource for clinical advice and advocacy.

Closing Date: 21/05/2018

For further details please follow link below to job advertisement:


For all enquiries, please contact Chris Zappala via phone (07) 3646 3419.

VIC – Box Hill Hospital

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

Closing Date: 24/04/2018

For further details please follow link below to job advertisement


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

Tauranga Hospital - Sleep Physiologist

Sleep Physiologist

Clinical Physiology Team

Tauranga Hospital

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

1.0FTE (80 hours per fortnight)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and innovative sleep physiologist, with relevant experience who enjoys working as part of a team.

The post holder will be responsible for developing and delivering a safe and effective diagnostic and therapeutic sleep service. They will also take responsibility for the delivery of a service that aims to improve clinical outcomes, the patient experience and manage change and innovation in the service.

A postgraduate qualification or equivalent in Physiology or a related subject and extensive experience in a sleep laboratory is required.

The post holder will be competent in interpretation of respiratory sleep studies (oximetry and respiratory polygraphy) and polysomnography as well as in the initiation and follow-up of patients on CPAP therapy and non-invasive ventilation for chronic hypercapnic respiratory failure.

The expectations are to oversee the day-to-day running of the laboratory and to join a multidisciplinary team including consultants, clinical scientist, physiologists and nurses.

At BOPDHB, our values of Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence are at the centre of everything we do.  We use values-based recruitment to help us recruit people who share our values, as we know this makes a positive difference to job satisfaction and the experience of our patients and their families/whanau.   For more information about our values and working at BOPDHB, please visit our website http://bopdhb.govt.nz/working-here/vacancies/

All positions at the BOPDHB are subject to safety checks; in addition the candidate may be required to supply evidence of Transmissible Disease Immunity at their own cost.

This is classified as a children’s worker role, therefore subject to the safety check requirements
of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014

Please click here to view position description

Applications close 30 April 2018 

Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne - Sleep Scientist Grade 2

Sleep Scientist - Grade 2

  • Part Time, Ongoing role
  • 0.5 EFT
  • Parkville location
  • Fabulous employee benefits

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:

The RCH currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sleep Scientist to join us in a part time, ongoing role. There are 2 overnight shifts (9:30pm to 7:30am, 9.5hours) on Monday and Tuesday nights.

Our Sleep Service performs 12 inpatient sleep studies per week and one home study per week. The focus is on children with complex and multiple medical problems, as well as neuromuscular disorders.

The successful candidate would ideally have significant paediatric sleep experience and ventilation experience (Bilevel particularly).

For a full description of the role and selection criteria, please view the attached position description. Appointment is subject to a satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.

The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We also encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Be a part of a great children’s hospital, leading the way


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!

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


VIC – Box Hill Hospital

The Sleep Laboratory at Box Hill Hospital is a 6 bed NATA accredited facility. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and professional Sleep Scientists (Grade 1) to join our friendly and dynamic team. Positions encompass night shifts (10pm-7am) and evening shifts (6.15pm-10.30pm).

Closing Date: 01/03/2018

For further details please follow link below to job advertisement


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 - Mitcham Private Hospital

The Mitcham Sleep Centre are requiring a Sleep Scientist/Technician to join their team to work a mixture of day and night shifts. This is paid at a Grade 2 level. 

For further information, please review the job advertisement here.

Applications close: 22 February 2018

For enquiries, please contact Trish Lyell, Sleep Centre Manager, via email LyellT@ramsayhealth.com.au or phone 03 9210 3224.


VIC - Peninsula Health

Position vacant for a Sleep Scientist to cover maternity leave.  This is paid at a Grade 2 level.  The shifts are alternating Tuesday and Wednesday nights (12 hr shift). 

Closing Date:  24/2/18

For further details please follow the link below.