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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