Position Details
Reference Number 32664
Position Title Sleep Scientist
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Footscray Hospital
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

  • Grade 2 – 40 hours per fortnight
  • Permanent Part Time
  • Footscray Hospital

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced scientist to demonstrate thier expert knowledge and skills within our Sleep Disorders Unit.

The positions will involve patient preparation prior to overnight sleep studies, nasal continuous positive airway pressure implementation and titration, overnight study monitoring, and aspects of sleep study analysis. The successful applicant will have a Science degree with related majors, excellent communication skills, and demonstrate initiative and confidence when working in a clinical setting. 

It would be expected that you hold or are working toward a recognised qualification in polysomnography or sleep technology.  eg. BRPT

The Sleep Disorders Unit at Footscray Hospital is NATA Accredited, and performs a variety of in-laboratory and home based PSG and treatment studies. 


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • 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
Contact Person Valerie Hocking
Contact Number 83456124
Contact Email valerie.hocking@wh.org.au
Closing Date 22/06/2018
Position Description PD New Grade 2 Sleep Scientist 310118.pdf
Application Guide click here to view
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