Positions Vacant

ACT - Canberra Sleep Clinic - Sleep Scientist; Laboratory Manager


The Canberra Sleep Clinic cares for patients in the ACT Capital and NSW Coast region.

The service supports the onsite practise of Adult and Paediatric Sleep Medicine Physicians. NATA/ASA accreditation is in place, and the Clinic has a full time RACP Sleep Medicine trainee.

A team of enthusiastic Sleep technologists are supported by a Biomedical Engineer and daytime sleep clinic staff.

The Sleep scientist will have a great opportunity to lead and support the team of night and daytime clinic staff to operational excellence, maintain and develop quality processes, educate staff and advise on new sleep technology. The role includes some remote after hours support of night staff, without overnight shifts. Support for and involvement in sleep research is available.

We are looking for an applicant who has a tertiary degree in science or health discipline, is RPSGT qualified or eligible, and have experience as an overnight Sleep technologist, PSG analyst and CPAP support role.

The position is substantive full time and includes support for further education and management training. Please apply through the “SEEK” website for “SLEEP SCIENTIST:LABORATORY MANAGER” at Canberra Sleep Clinic, or call Dr Stuart Miller on 0418 584 962.

VIC - Respiratory Scientist, Melbourne Respiratory & Sleep Services

VIC - Heidleberg

Permanent Part Time (Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays)




Melbourne Respiratory & Sleep services offers a range of medical diagnostic procedures and also specialist respiratory consultation.


Our Respiratory Laboratory is a busy clinical operation and its purpose is to provide diagnostic lung function testing to referred outpatients and to the wider community.




You will be responsible for conducting a range of both routine and more specialised tests of respiratory function. You will apply professional knowledge and skills to ensure that measurement accuracy and the highest standards of patient care are consistently achieved. You may be responsible for carrying out quality assurance procedures, and may be required to be trained in the operation and maintenance of sleep study equipment.




  • Ensure confidentiality of both patients and employees, policies and business dealings.
  • Ensure correct functioning of laboratory equipment by performing calibration and maintenance procedures.
  • Perform requested tests ensuring accuracy of measurements.
  • Highest levels of patient care and safety must be achieved at all times.
  • Prepare associated reports and calculate relevant test results.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in respiratory technology and physiology.
  • Undertake clerical duties associated with the operation of the laboratory.
  • Remuneration will be based on experience.





  • Science degree or higher in a related discipline.
  • Available to work up to 42hrs per fortnight. As this is a shared role, the applicant MUST be able to work Mondays, Thursdays, half a day on Wednesday (8.30-12.30), and be able to cover for leave as required.
  • Previous experience in the performance of routine respiratory function testing. (Training will be offered to the right applicant)
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with patients.
  • Proven ability to perform in a work environment where clear, accurate and analytical thought processes are essential.
  • Current Victorian driver’s licence and availability to work across all laboratory sites as required.
  • Competency in a Microsoft Windows based computer environment including Microsoft Office skills.



  • Familiarity with more complex tests of respiratory function such as body plethysmography, bronchial provocation testing, maximal respiratory pressures, haemoglobin skin prick testing, etc.
  • Experience with Medisoft lung function testing instrumentation
  • Sleep study home set-ups


Applications close 2nd February.

Applicant to start training in February, and be able to commence in March.


Please direct your enquiries and applications (Cover letter and Resume) to:


Emma Chinwah



Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

SA - The Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Technical Sleep Practitioner TG03

Technical Sleep Practitioner TG03

12 month backfill

Ventilatory Failure Investigation and Treatment Service

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Adelaide, SA


All position details available at the link below. Applications must be submitted online.




Contact: Mark Jurisevic, Principal Medical Scientist, Respiratory Medicine Unit, TQEH



Applications close 25th January 2019

Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital - Clinical Measurement Scientist - Senior (Respiratory and Sleep)

It is the purpose of this role to deliver high level clinical scientific services within the Respiratory and Sleep Sciences Unit of the Thoracic Medicine Department, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), as a member of a multidisciplinary team to stakeholders/customers of Metro North Hospital and Health Service (MNHHS), and provide leadership (including education and research focus) and supervision for the multi-disciplinary team delivering respiratory medicine scientific services.

For more information on the role and how to apply, please click HERE

Applications close 24 December 2018.

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.

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:

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:



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:



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.