Sleep Physiologist, Starship Sleep and Respiratory
Nau mai, haere mai ki Starship Child Health!
Are you passionate about Sleep Physiology? Bring your expertise, your knowledge and your skills to make a difference around the way we approach our mahi to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all people living in Tāmaki Makaurau.
• Sleep Physiologist role – make your mark!
• Salary (dependant on experience)
• Based at Auckland City Hospital
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are currently seeking a Sleep Physiologist to join the Sleep Lab, based at Auckland City Hospital which has the capacity to accommodate 8 patients. Our skilled team of 6 Physiologists work together to diagnose and treat sleep disordered breathing. We are seeking for someone who can complement this team.
This is a great opportunity to explore the scope of sleep medicine and work with patients in a fast-developing field of healthcare. The role available is a permanent full-time position with rostered shifts including day, evening and night shift work. The Respiratory Department have a combined lab with Sleep and Respiratory physiology to provide sleep physiology services which include but are not limited to, assessment and monitoring for sleep disordered breathing (sleep setup and monitoring of PSG), treatment using Noninvasive ventilation (CPAP/VPAP/Hi flow ), TcC02 studies, overnight oximetry and scoring of sleep studies. In addition, it also provides humidification treatment for tracheostomy patients on the wards. It is expected that this role includes liaising with other local health and professional groups in order to plan 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 equivalent in Physiology
- Willing to work toward registration or registered as a Clinical Physiologist (Sleep)
- Have the ability to work under pressure while maintaining positive patient relationships.
- Relevant work experience is desirable however training will be provided.
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 covering letter and CV quoting job reference ADHB17370.
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: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
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|Location:||North Island - Auckland - Central Auckland|
|Job type:||Permanent Full time|
|Expertise:||Clinical - Technical - Physiology|
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