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Deputy Head of Respiratory Laboratory / Respiratory Scientist 

  • Permanent Full Time (Mon-Fri 8.00am-4.30pm)
  • Department of Respiratory Medicine , Eastern Health Victoria
  • Grade 3

Eastern Health

Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a range of emergency, surgical, medical and general healthcare services, including maternity, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care, community health and state-wide specialist services  to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

About the role

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Respiratory Scientist to join the Eastern Health Respiratory Laboratory Service as a Grade 3 Respiratory Scientist/Deputy Head of Respiratory Laboratory Services. The position has a combination of clinical and managerial responsibilities and requires demonstrated expertise in the area of Respiratory testing, Cardiopulmonary exercise testing, Oxygen therapy, Quality Assurance and Management duties. This position will be required to work in Respiratory Laboratories across all sites at Eastern Health.

About you 

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent
  • Certified Respiratory Function Scientist (CRFS, ANZSRS)
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience in the field of respiratory science
  • A commitment to and responsibility for individual professional development
  • Able to quickly establish rapport with patients performing test of maximal effort
  • Perform Cardio-pulmonary exercise tests
  • Analytical approach to troubleshooting
  • Self-motivated and punctual
  • Energetic, methodical and enthusiastic
  • A strong commitment to high quality care
  • The ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

Please contact Nory Del Colle for a copy of the position description.

Closing Date: TBA

What we offer

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities
  • Friendly & supportive team
  • Salary packaging options
  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

Next Steps

If you believe you have the ability to make a difference in this rewarding industry, apply today!


Contact Person  Eleonora (Nory) Del Colle

Contact Number (03) 9895 3437

Alternate Contact Person Prof Frank Thien

Alternate Contact Number (03) 9095 2415

Work type: Full time 
Location: Adelaide CBD
Categories: Technical


  • Central Adelaide Local Health Network – The Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Total Indicative Remuneration  MeS-1  $71,596/$87,209
  • Permanent, temporary, full-time and part-time positions available


Required to perform lung function tests on patients referred to the laboratory which is a major referral centre offering an extensive range of tests.  Requires skills in operating computer-based testing equipment and must be able to interact with and encourage patients to achieve maximal performance on tests. Must employ scientific knowledge and rigour to all aspects of laboratory work to maintain the highest quality work and comply with national and international best practice and accreditation standards.  Contributes to research and development activities in the laboratory.

Bachelor of Science Degree or Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Laboratory Science) or equivalent.


The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. 


Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check and compliant Immunisation screening. 


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.  


Job ref: 759707


The Indicative Total Remuneration is inclusive of Award salary, superannuation and other monetary benefits


Applications can be made here.


Enquires to

Rebecca Rostig   Telephone: 7074 5212

Email:  [email protected]


Application Closing Date

11.55 pm Friday 6 August 2021

Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Up to 13 weeks)
Position Classification: Hospital Scientist (Scientific Officer)
Remuneration: $32.51 - $47.10 per hour
Hours Per Week: 38 (Job Share may be considered for part time hours)
Requisition ID: REQ246024
Location: Blacktown Hospital

Where you'll be working

Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is responsible for providing primary and secondary health care for people living in the Auburn, Blacktown, and The Hills Shire, Holroyd and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs) and tertiary care to residents of the Greater Western Region. We are committed to our vision of 'better health services for the people of western Sydney and beyond' and to the delivery of health care or related services in line with our core values of collaboration, openness, respect and empowerment.
Find out what it’s like to work at Blacktown Hospital and why we think you’d love working with us. Some of our staff share their experiences in this short video:

What you'll be doing
  • Administration and organisation of the Lung Function Laboratory, Blacktown Hospital
  • Delivery of Lung Function services within WSLHD.
  • Supervising of lung function scientist(s). 
Blacktown hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a managed waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Blacktown Hospital. This does not apply to staff with a disability parking permit.

Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa or a period not shorter than the duration of the advertised position.
Essential Criteria:
Qualification: Degree in the Bachelor of Science or equivalent
Selection Criteria:
  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  2. Proficient with the equipment and methods/procedures for measuring a variety of lung function tests, including but not limited to, spirometry, lung volumes, carbon monoxide diffusing capacity and bronchial provocation tests.
  3. Demonstrated attention to detail and administrative skills.
  4. Time management and organisational skills.
  5. Ability to solve problems.
  6. Commitment to excellence and continuous quality improvement.
  7. Experience with complex pulmonary function testing, e.g. cardio pulmonary exercise testing.
Please click here to apply and for position descirption. 
For role related queries or questions contact Dr Charith Horadagoda on 02 8670 5736  or 02 8670 5737 or [email protected]

Applications Close: 2nd August 2021

• Fixed-Term – until August 2022 (Parental leave cover)
• Full-time – 80 hours per fortnight
• Classification code – Respiratory Scientist Grade 1 - RX6
• Alfred location
• Staff benefits


Respiratory Medicine at The Alfred provide specialist consultative services throughout the breadth of respiratory medicine and allergic diseases, and includes two component clinical Departments with four constituent clinical Services, supported by the Bronchoscopy Service and the Physiology Service (including the Lung Function Laboratory). The clinical operational structure comprises of:
• General Respiratory and Sleep Medicine Service
• Lung Transplantation Service
• Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology Service
• Cystic Fibrosis Service


The Lung Function Laboratory at the Alfred is one of the largest in Victoria, performing a comprehensive range of physiological tests using state-of-the-art testing equipment.
We currently have a full time Respiratory Scientist position available (1.0 EFT 12-month parental leave replacement). Successful applicants will be primarily responsible for the performance of both routine and complex lung function tests including the preparation and cleaning of equipment, quality control, instruction of patients and assessment of test validity in the lung function laboratory and satellite clinics.
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. Previous experience in the measurement of lung function is highly desirable and advantageous. The Respiratory Scientists will;
• Be responsible for the performance of lung function tests.
• Maintenance and quality assurance of equipment and procedures.
• Participation in projects as required under the direction of a senior scientist or Head of Service


• Bachelor of Science or equivalent
• Highly motivated.
• A quick learner.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Computer literate.
• Ability to pay attention to detail.
• Ability to establish rapport with patients performing tests of maximum effort.


• Salary packaging
• Novated leasing
• Onsite gym
• Easy public transport access and discounted staff car parking


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


Please click here to apply.