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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

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Applications close 30 April 2018