Clinical Physiologist (Sleep), Starship Children's Health
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Physiologist in Sleep who meets the registration requirements set out by the Clinical Physiologists Registration Board (CPRB) to work in our Starship Respiratory and Sleep Service!
This is a fast-developing field of healthcare and a unique opportunity to be involved in New Zealand Paediatric Sleep Medicine. We have permanent full-time positions with rostered day, evening and night shift work.
The Respiratory Department have a combined lab with Sleep and Respiratory Physiology. We provide services which include but are not limited to, the assessment and monitoring of sleep disorders via in-lab sleep studies level 1-4, the initiation and education of non-invasive respiratory therapies (CPAP/BPAP/NHF), overnight outpatient oximetry and scoring of sleep studies. In addition, we facilitate humidification treatment for tracheostomy patients on the wards. It is expected that this role includes liaising with other local and national health and professional groups in order to plan the best management options for patient care.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
Given the importance of this role, you will have:
· A scientific, technical or medical background is essential.
· Ideally you will hold a BSc or higher in Physiology or equivalent.
· Relevant work experience is desirable however training will be provided.
· A desire to work towards CPRB registration in Sleep without conditions (support for the Postgraduate Diploma in Medical Technology (PGDipMedTech) and/or NZ Sleep Competency Exam can be given for the right candidate).
For all aspects of this role and experience/knowledge required please see the Position Description here.
To have a confidential chat about the role, please contact Simon Edmonds, Charge Sleep and Respiratory Physiologist SimonEdmon@adhb.govt.nz
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
We are Te Whatu Ora Te Toka Tumai Auckland. We are part of Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand, the overarching organisation for New Zealand’s national health service. We provide health and disability services to more than half a million people living in central Auckland, regional services for Northland and greater Auckland, and specialist national services for the whole of New Zealand. Our main sites are Auckland City Hospital, Greenlane Clinical Centre and Starship Children’s Hospital, located in central Auckland.
Te Toka Tumai | Starship Child Health is a dedicated paediatric healthcare service and major teaching centre committed to delivering whānau-centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first, and values whānau (family) as an important member of the care team.
The Starship Respiratory Physiology Laboratory is a combined Respiratory and Sleep physiology laboratory supporting a tertiary paediatric respiratory service with considerable national activity. In consequence, referred patients tend to have complex and severe chronic respiratory / sleep disorders necessitating highly specialized and broad needs for assessment and management.
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai | Auckland.
For more information on what we offer, please click here.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role in your cover letter and CV quoting job reference ADHB18641.
To view details about our recruitment process, click here.
To apply please click 'apply now' below. If you have any queries about accessibility or technical issues with the online process, please contact Honey Pillai, Recruitment Consultant at HPillai@adhb.govt.nz
Advertising Closes: 15 October 2023
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