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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

Queensland Respiratory Services – Respiratory Scientist

We have a casual position available at our Wesley Hospital Laboratory
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 / gas dilution
• Bronchial provocation
• Hypoxic altitude simulation
• Cardiopulmonary exercise test
• 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 kilometres 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.

Applicants are required to hold a minimum of a bachelor degree in 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 licence and own transport is essential for this role.

Shane Power
Chief Scientist
spower@qldrespiratory.com.au

Respiratory Scientist- VIC

Casual position : 1 day (8 hours) per week (Mondays)

Melbourne Lung and Sleep Specialists operates the Epworth lung function laboratory, located within Epworth Hospital, 89 Bridge Rd, Richmond.

We are a busy private laboratory, with over 30 years’ experience in performing respiratory function tests on adult patients.

We are looking for an experienced Respiratory Scientist to join the team, 1 day per week (Mondays) commencing 12th August. The successful applicant will perform respiratory function tests on both inpatients and outpatients, including spirometry, measurement of diffusion capacity, bronchoprovocation challenge (mannitol), haemoglobin skin prick testing and six-minute walk testing.

Minimum requirements of the respiratory scientist will include:

  • Ensuring the correct functioning of laboratory equipment by performing the required maintenance and calibration procedures
  • Effectively communicating lung function technique to the patient and ensuring patient safety and comfort at all times
  • Performing the requested procedure,  ensuring measurement accuracy and reproducibility
  • Strictly adhering to infection control and universal precautions
  • Generating non verified reports at the completion of the test.

Experience using Jaeger CareFusion, Reslab is desirable

Email application (including CV) to m.caldecott@bigpond.com

 

Dr. Michelle Caldecott

Austin Health

Melbourne Lung and Sleep Specialists

Director, Internal Medicine Epworth

Suite 8.5, 89 Bridge Rd

RICHMOND  3121

Ph: 03 9421 0177

  • Job no: 21523
  • Categories: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community based services.

 

The Alfred

Grade 1 Respiratory Scientist – Physiology Service (Respiratory)  
Part time, ongoing role

2 positions - (Mon, Tues, Fri) and (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

The Physiology Service, Respiratory Medicine at the Alfred is one of the largest in Victoria, performing a comprehensive range of physiological assessments of respiratory function using state-of-the-art testing equipment.

We currently have two part time, ongoing vacancies for Grade 1 Respiratory Scientists.  The successful applicant will be primarily employed to undertake clinical testing activities. Applicants must hold a Bachelor of Science/Applied Science with a major in physiology, or equivalent. Previous experience in the measurement of lung function is highly desirable and advantageous.  Training will be provided.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail, be quick to learn, and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. 

Enquiries may be directed to Brigitte Borg or Matthew Ellis on 9076 3476.

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

 

More information: https://www.livehire.com/job/alfredhealth/21523

The Pulmonary Physiology Laboratory at Fiona Stanley Hospital in Perth is looking for a Respiratory Scientist to join the team on a permanent, part-time basis. The successful applicant will be performing lung function testing on both Inpatients and outpatients with tests including but not limited to spirometry, gas transfer capacity, lung volumes, respiratory muscle assessments, bronchoprovocation, shunt, high altitude simulation, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing.

Brief outline:

Position: Respiratory Scientist – Part-time, Permanent

Location: Fiona Stanley Hospital, Murdoch, Perth, Western Australia

Hours: 64.6 Hours per fortnight

Application closing date: 4:00pm (AWST) 2nd August 2019

Job Description: This role provides a quality and timely diagnostic service in pulmonary physiology for inpatients and outpatients that is up to date and responsive to the needs of the patients and their physicians. This includes performing specialised tests, maintaining equipment and consumable supplies, analysing results and practicing quality assurance. Participation in ongoing educational and research activities is an integral part of the role.

Institution: Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH) is a 783-bed tertiary hospital offering a range of health services including the State Rehabilitation Service, a comprehensive cancer centre, purpose-built mental health unit, maternity, paediatric and neonatal services, and the State Adult Burns Service. FSH also delivers specialised services such as heart and lung transplantations and hyperbaric medicine.

Applications close at 4:00pm (AWST) on Friday 2nd August 2019

Detailed Information about the job can be found at the following link: http://www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=240096

For further information, please feel free to contact Christine Nathan – Phone: 08 6152 5810, Email: christine.nathan@health.wa.gov.au