Position Details
Reference Number 28623
Position Title Sleep Scientist - Grade 1
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Footscray Hospital
Position Summary

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Grade 1 Sleep Scientist to join our Sleep Disorders Unit team.  The Sleep Disorders Unit at Footscray Hospital is NATA/ASA Accredited, and performs a variety of in-laboratory and home based polysomnography and treatment studies.

This is a permanent part-time position, working 50 hours per fortnight (5 x 10 hour shifts). The roster will involve day, evening, and overnight shifts.


  • Patient preparation prior to overnight sleep studies
  • Nasal continuous positive airway pressure implementation and titration
  • Overnight study monitoring, quality assurance/improvement activities
  • Sleep study analysis

Essential Criteria:

  • The successful applicant will have a Science degree with relevant majors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and confidence when working in a clinical setting

Desirable Criteria:

  • Recent experience in a Sleep Disorders Unit or related clinical area such as Respiratory Function or Neurophysiology testing will be advantageous.
  •  Recent Science/Psychophysiology graduates demonstrating a genuine interest in this clinical field may be considered.
Selection Criteria Essential: Bachelor of Applied Science, Biomedical Science, Psychophysiology, or similar discipline?
Essential: Are you available to participate in a rotating roster which will involve day, evening, and overnight shifts?
Desirable: Do you have experience in staging, scoring, and reporting sleep studies?
Desirable: Are you currently, or have you previously, worked as a Sleep Scientist?
Contact Person Rachel McConnell
Contact Number 83456124
Alternate Contact Person Lynnette Reid-Price
Alternate Contact Number 83456124
Closing Date 30/06/2017
Position Description PD_Grade 1 Scientist generic 130814.pdf
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