Sleep Scientist - Grade 2

Sleep Scientist - Grade 2

Healthscope | melbourne, VIC, AU

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

  • Glen Waverley Location
  • Permanent Part-Time Hours (10-20pw)
  • Expected Salary $83K-$100K pro rata
  • Role Description

    We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and professional  Grade 2 Sleep Scientist  to join our friendly team at the Victorian Rehabilitation Centre Sleep Department

    Reporting to the Sleep Unit Manager, duties will involve mostly analysing sleep studies in accordance with AASM guidelines, performing MSLT’s and MWT’s, training of new junior staff and general lab duties as required.

    The department is devoted to the provision of a quality laboratory service and provides community based clinicians with an appropriate range of diagnostic & treatment tests to assist in the management of patients with known or suspected sleep disorders.

    Duties

  • Analysis of sleep studies according to AASM rules and guidelines
  • Performance of MSLT’s and MWT’s
  • Provide technical training junior sleep staff members (when required) in evening setups, overnight CPAP titrations, split studies and some scoring.
  • General lab duties as required
  • Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in the analysis of full polysomnography studies including: Diagnostic, CPAP Titration, MSLT’s and MWT’s tests
  • Experience performing daytime vigilance tests (Multiple Sleep Latency Tests and Maintenance of Wakefulness Tests)
  • Demonstrated base level knowledge of diagnostic techniques, instrumentation and treatment of respiratory and sleep disorders in accordance with prescribed guidelines and ethical standards
  • This role is predominantly a M-F daytime role with set part time hours and days. Work days/hours may be negotiable for the right candidate.