Position Details
Reference Number 32008
Position Title Manager - Medical Specialty Diagnostics
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

About the Role

Are you looking to broaden your clinical leadership and management experience?

We are offering 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.

Skills & Experience

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.

Please view the position description for further details.


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


At Western Health, we value our employees and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience. Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies

Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a Bachelor of Applied Science (or equivalent) with a relevant major?
Essential: Do you have clinical and management experience in at least one of Sleep Disorders, Respiratory Function Testing and/or Neurophysiology.
Contact Person Timothy Chiu
Contact Number 0403602649
Closing Date 30/09/2018
Position Description Manager Medical Specialty Diagnostics_August 2018.docx
Application Guide click here to view
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