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Respiratory Scientist –Part Time – 12 Month Maternity Leave Contract

Norwest Respiratory & Sleep Disorders

Norwest Respiratory & Sleep Disorders (NRSD) is a busy, well-established specialist practice located in Sydney’s North West. Our practice is unique in our approach to total patient care and you will be an integral part of the process. You will be working in a friendly, supportive and collaborative environment which will draw on your skills and enthusiasm.

At NRSD, we provide expert care on a wide range of respiratory and sleep conditions including asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis, lung cancer, interstitial and environmental lung diseases, respiratory failure and sleep disorders. Our Respiratory Scientists play a vital role in our service delivery to patients and practitioners.

An exciting opportunity currently exists for an experienced, enthusiastic and well organised Respiratory Scientist to join our team on a 12-month maternity leave contract. This position is a Part Time role of 8 hours per week on a Wednesday, with flexibility to work extra hours from time to time as required.

The successful applicant will perform specialised tests including complex lung function and bronchial challenge testing in accordance with laboratory protocols. The role facilitates and promotes patient safety and quality of care, while practicing as a Respiratory Scientist in accordance with the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS) policies and guidelines.

Detailed Summary of Duties

  • Operate and maintain equipment within the lab according to laboratory manufacturer’s procedures. This includes Calibration, quality control, preventative maintenance, basic trouble shooting and infection control / cleaning prior to and after each patient.
  • Work in accordance within the laboratory procedures manual and international guidelines
  • Achieve accurate, reliable and repeatable measurements of a patient’s respiratory function
  • Analyse, calculate and present the results for reporting
  • General lab administration duties
  • Maintaining of stock levels & consumables.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Science in Physiology/Exercise Science or equivalent qualification
  • Current member of ANZSRS
  • Effective written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Commitment to work effectively within a team environment
  • Attention to detail

If you possess the attributes and skills required, please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] addressing the essential criteria. Remuneration is based on experience. Applications close Friday 14 August 2020.

Only candidates who meet the above criteria will be shortlisted.

An exciting opportunity exists for a scientist with a strong interest in respiratory physiology and commitment to high quality respiratory measurement to join the very experienced and dedicated Respiratory Investigation team at RNSH. See the Job Ad here:


Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Scientific Officer
Remuneration: $1,231.96 - $1,784.48 per week
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ179686

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For role related queries or questions contact Robin Schoeffel on [email protected] or 9463 2815

Applications Close: 17 August 2020