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Spirometry Trainer / Assessor

Location: QLD / Brisbane
• Contractor or casual employee position.
• Be part of a growing organisation.

Allied Health Trainer / Assessor – (Spirometry)

KINNECT is a company driven by values, staff enjoyment and the outcomes for our clients. We care about our people and their continued career development. We actively seek ‘A Players’, those who go above and beyond, those who are strong team players and those who embrace challenges. They say ‘variety is the spice of life’, however we believe it is the essence of KINNECT.
We are a vibrant multi-disciplinary team of Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Nurses, Rehabilitation Counsellors, Doctors, Safety Professionals and Trainers. We pride ourselves on delivering objective, outcome focused interventions and do so using the latest technologies to make your life easier.
Having 10 offices throughout Australia means that we are big enough to service our clients nationally but small enough to retain a boutique feel and tight knit atmosphere.

About the Opportunity

Due to continued growth, KINNECT Training currently has contract or casual Trainer positions available for the delivery of Spirometry training programs.
This opportunity requires the applicant to meet the Trainer / Assessor requirements for TSANZ Standards for Delivery of Spirometry for Coal Mine Workers as noted in the below.

Qualifications and staff ratios of course providers Spirometry training courses should be co-ordinated and run by a suitably respiratory qualified person(s) with substantial experience in the theoretical and practical aspects of spirometry measurement and interpretation. A respiratory scientist who has passed the Certified Respiratory Function Scientist (CRFS) examination and has at least five years of experience in a TSANZ accredited respiratory function laboratory would meet these criteria.

It would be highly desirable if the applicant also held a formal qualification in Training and Assessing which met the vocational education and training requirements for the delivery of accredited training (eg TAE40116 - Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, or equivalent).

In addition, opportunities for the delivery of other accredited and non-accredited training may be available to the right person which could include workplace health related training programs including –

• Occupational Health Nursing
• Fatigue management
• Manual handling / ergonomics
• Rehabilitation and return to work
• Fitness for work
• Drug and alcohol education
• Preventing slips, trips and falls.

To ensure your success, you would ideally have:
• Allied health qualifications (Exercise Physiologist / Occupational Therapist / Physiotherapist / Nurse or similar)
• Meet the TSANZ Spirometry Trainer Assessor requirements
• Experience in the delivery of training programs
• Cert IV in Training and Assessment (desired but not essential for non-accredited training)
• The ability to train in various locations in Brisbane and regionally
• Own reliable vehicle
• The ability to provide relevant training referees

Please submit applications, along with employment history to

QRS is seeking a casual clinical measurements scientists for our Mackay rooms

Clinical Measurements Scientist - Respiratory

This position involves working at the Mackay Rehabilitation Hospital.

You will be required to perform pulmonary function testing on patients in a respiratory laboratory according to protocols outlined by ATS and ERS

Tests include:

Spirometry and flow volume curves

Transfer factor

Body plethysmography

Bronchial provocation

High altitude simulation

Respiratory muscle pressures

6 minute walk test

Allergen skin test

Any other test designated by the Chief Scientist

Produce accurate and prompt reports on pulmonary function tests and maintain a professional standard of record keeping for such tests.

Operate and maintain equipment within the laboratory according to the laboratory and manufacturer's established procedures. This includes:

i) Calibration

ii) Quality control

iii) Preventative maintenance

iv) Basic troubleshooting procedures

v) Infection control / cleaning

Follow general laboratory procedures regarding professional conduct, dress code, punctuality and documentation.

Provide assistance in new documentation for the recording of results.

Comply with safety and infection control policies of the laboratory.

Participate in continuing education and facilitate in other staff education.

Provide technical and troubleshooting advice when required.

Attend relevant meetings.

Assist in managing the laboratory by making appointments for tests, ordering consumables and general office duties and procedures as required including patient billing.

Maintain a record of equipment, consumables, distribution of equipment, statistics and consumables to other laboratories.

Contribute to the activities of professional associations.

Participate in the establishment of quality assurance programs to ensure quality of patient care.

Ensure recording of expenditure and the appropriate receipts are submitted to managers for reimbursement.

Ensure accurate recording of kilometers on the company car or personal car used on company business.

Work with other staff members to promote respect and a positive workplace.

Comply with human resource management policies including workplace health and safety, equal employment opportunity and anti-discrimination as applied in the workplace.

Occasional extra shifts will be available to cover holiday and sick relief as well as ongoing training at the Wesley Hospital branch of QRS

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a bachelor degree in clinical measurements, applied science, exercise physiology, human movements or of a similar nature.

Experience in this field is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Driver's license and own transport is essential for this role.


Applications to Head Scientist
Shane Power

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • Undertake respiratory and sleep investigations and associated clinical activities within a multidisciplinary team and in accordance with prescribed professional and ethical standards.

  • Apply increasingly independent professional judgement to more complex clinical measurements decision making under the clinical practice supervision and professional guidance of more senior scientists in the Respiratory and Sleep Sciences Unit.

  • Perform prescribed duties within a multi-disciplinary team and effectively interact with other hospital staff, patients and members of the public with respect, discretion and diplomacy.

  • Provide routine respiratory and sleep sciences clinical advice, commensurate with levels of experience, to relevant stakeholders including patient groups and other health professionals.

  • Assist in the daily management of the respiratory function and sleep laboratories, including provision of direction and guidance to junior and support staff, to ensure delivery of services is aligned with the service objectives of the of the Thoracic Medicine Department and MNHHS.

  • With the support of more senior scientists, provide clinical education pertaining to routine tasks for students and less experienced respiratory and sleep scientists or those involved in observational clinical placements in the Respiratory and Sleep Sciences Unit.

Job ad reference number: RBH306276 Close date: Thursday 4th April 2019


Please see the full job advert here

Ascencia is hiring!

Ascencia is Australia’s leading provider of Respiratory Diagnostic Technologies. 

We pride ourselves on delivering high levels of Service, Support and Knowledge to our Stakeholders as well as encouraging a fun and rewarding environment within our workplace.

If you’ve been considering a career on the commercial side of Respiratory Science, then we’d love to hear from you!

Whether it’s a role in Clinical Support or in Training; or a career in Sales and Marketing, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Prospective candidates must have excellent ‘people skills’; be self-motivated; be very well organised and must love a challenge!

If you meet these criteria, we can’t wait to see your résumé!

Feel free to contact us no matter where you currently live, although we prefer candidates from the Eastern Seaboard.

Remuneration includes an attractive Base Salary (including superannuation), Car Allowance and Incentive Scheme.

Role may involve interstate and eventually overseas travel.

Send all applications to or call 1 300 887 619 for more information.