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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 training@kinnect.com.au

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

spower@qldrespiratory.com.au

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 info@ascencia.com.au or call 1 300 887 619 for more information.

 

VIC - Heidleberg

Respiratory Scientist

Permanent Part Time Thursdays (8am-5pm)

One day a week




ORGANISATION

Melbourne Respiratory & Sleep services offers a range of medical diagnostic procedures and also specialist respiratory consultation.

Our Respiratory Laboratory is a busy clinical operation and its purpose is to provide diagnostic lung function testing to referred outpatients and to the wider community.



POSITION OBJECTIVE

You will be responsible for conducting a range of both routine and more specialised tests of respiratory function. You will apply professional knowledge and skills to ensure that measurement accuracy and the highest standards of patient care are consistently achieved. You may be responsible for carrying out quality assurance procedures, and will be involved in the operation and maintenance of sleep study equipment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS


Ensure confidentiality of both patients and employees, policies and business dealings.

·  Ensure correct functioning of laboratory equipment by performing calibration and maintenance procedures.

·  Perform requested tests ensuring accuracy of measurements.

·  Highest levels of patient care and safety must be achieved at all times.

·  Prepare associated reports and calculate relevant test results.

·  Keep abreast of new developments in respiratory technology and physiology.

·  Undertake clerical duties associated with the operation of the laboratory.

·  Remuneration will be based on experience.



2.           KEY SELECTION CRITERIA  

Required

·  Science degree or higher in a related discipline.

·  Available to work on Thursdays and be able to cover for leave as required.

·  Previous experience in the performance of routine respiratory function testing is required.

·  Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with patients.

·  Proven ability to perform in a work environment where clear, accurate and analytical thought processes are essential.

·  Current Victorian driver’s licence and availability to work across all laboratory sites as required.

·  Competency in a Microsoft Windows based computer environment including Microsoft Office skills.

Desirable

·  Familiarity with more complex tests of respiratory function such as body plethysmography, bronchial provocation testing, maximal respiratory pressures, haemoglobin skin prick testing, etc.

·  Experience with Medisoft lung function testing instrumentation

·  Sleep study home set-ups

Applicant to start ASAP. Applications close 21/6.

 

Please direct your enquiries and applications (Cover letter and Resume) to:

Emma Chinwah

echinwah@gmail.com

 

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Job Title: Respiratory Scientist
Institution: Campbelltown Hospitals, Pulmonary Function Laboratory
FTE: Part-time, 1-2 days per week
Remuneration: According to qualifications and experience
Closing Date: 20th July 2019
This position involves working at Campbelltown Hospital in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory.
You will be required to perform novel pulmonary physiology techniques on participants in a clinical trial. The tests include spirometry, flow oscillation technique (FOT), body plethysmography and multiple breath nitrogen washout (MBNW).
Experience with all techniques is not essential, on-site training will be conducted.
As this is an interventional clinical trial, training will also be conducted on the trial protocol, good clinical practice, drug management and safety reporting. Data entry of the lung function results and participant details will be required into a web-based database.
You will be expected to operate and maintain the lung function equipment according to the laboratory and manufacturers’ established protocols.
Some out of hours work is required (weekdays only, early morning or late afternoon/evening) as often the trial participants can only attend after hours and when the clinic equipment is available. We work on a flexible hours arrangement.
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.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Hayley Paris at hparis@georgeinstitute.org.au
If you have any questions or want further information on the role, please contact Allison Humphries at ahumphries@georgeinstitute.org.au / 0410 672 847

Respiratory Scientist – Nepean Lung and Sleep

Casual – required 5 days – up to 38 hours per week

Kingswood, NSW

Nepean Lung and Sleep is a busy comprehensive consultation and investigative practice in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine offering high quality services for patients and referrers. We are located in Kingswood, NSW.

The diagnostic arms of Nepean Lung and Sleep include a Respiratory Function laboratory and NATA accredited Sleep Laboratory. The Respiratory Function Laboratory is responsible for performing a range of specialised tests to determine pulmonary function and airway hyper-responsiveness.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Respiratory Scientist to perform a range of routine specialist tests of respiratory function on patients attending the clinic. Tests include spirometry, lung volumes via body plethysmography and nitrogen washout, diffusion capacity, bronchoprovocation challenges (mannitol and exercise challenge), skin prick allergy testing, FeNO, six minute walk tests, respiratory muscle function and haemoglobin skin prick tests. The scientist will also be expected to assist in the performance of cardiopulmonary exercise tests and set-up ambulatory sleep studies.

In accordance with established laboratory procedures the scientist will be expected to:

- Ensure the correct functioning of laboratory equipment by performing the required maintenance and calibration procedures

- Perform the requested procedure ensuring measurement accuracy and the highest standards of patient care are achieved

- Ensure the safety of patients undergoing testing procedures

- Adhere to infection control and universal precautions

- Actively participate and contribute to the conduct and development of an effective quality assurance program

- Keep abreast of new development in respiratory technology and physiology

- Assist in managing the laboratory such as ordering consumables, general office procedures, patient billing

- Maintain records of equipment, consumables and statistics

- Participate in continuing education

- Attend relevant meetings and contribute to the activities of professional associations

The successful applicant will provide exceptional patient care, have a high level of attention to detail and a commitment to excellence in all areas of work.

Essential criteria:

- Applicants must have at a minimum a bachelor degree in clinical measurements, applied science, exercise physiology, medical science or of a similar nature

- Experience in the field is preferred. Respiratory or cardiac technology or a related field will be highly regarded.

- CRFS is highly desired

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Excellent time management skills

- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to liase with a variety of people

- Proven ability to work as part of a team or independently as required

- Strong analytical and problem solving skills

- Strong attention to detail

- Technologically competent

- Experience using Jaeger CareFusion, Medisoft and/or MGC Diagnostic testing equipment is desirable

- Previous experience using SentrySuite, Expair and/or BreezeSuite is desirable

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Email cover letter and resume to Natalie.gauci@nepeanlungandsleep.com.au

Closing Date 12th July 201