Positions Vacant

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:

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.