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Clinical Sleep Physiologist - Training Role (VID: 5409)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Respiratory - Sleep Apnoea Service
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 21/02/2021
MidCentral District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.
 
The MidCentral District Health Board (MDHB) Sleep Service provides an integrated diagnostic and treatment sleep service for patients with obstructive sleep apnoea. It is part of the MidCentral Health’s multidisciplinary Respiratory Service and the model of care includes both primary and secondary care. It strives to provide innovative and high quality evidence based care.
 
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with an interest in patient care and diagnostic testing to join this innovative  service.
 
Working alongside the Clinical Sleep Physiologists, Sleep Clinical Nurse Specialist, and physicians, the trainee Sleep Physiologist is responsible for performing diagnostic testing under supervision within the hospital, and monitoring sleep patients in the community.
 
This is a training position working toward a sleep physiologist qualification.
You will have, or be working toward, a relevant health, biomedical or technical qualification - recent experience in clinical diagnostics and treatment would be beneficial but will be provided to a suitable applicant without that experience.
 
You will work as part of an established team of Physicians, Physiologists, Nurses and Administrative staff to provide expert diagnostic and treatment service to a diverse range of patients.
 
It is essential that you have a demonstrated ability and interest in working with people and medical technology.
 
For further information please contact Amanda Driffill, Operations & Clinical Programmes Lead, telephone (06) 350 8835.
 
MidCentral District Health Board is committed to ensuring that children and young people are safe from abuse and harm. As part of our commitment to children and young people, and in line with the Vulnerable Children Act 2014, appointment to positions that involve regular or overnight contact with children will include worker safety checks. These checks are in addition to the requirement to have a satisfactory police clearance. Further information will be provided to shortlisted candidates. To find out more information about the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 click here.​

 
MidCentral District Health Board employs more than 2500 staff at Manawatu, Palmerston North, Tararua and Horowhenua and Otaki districts.
 
Palmerston North Hospital is a 350 bed secondary hospital, which services an urban population of 80,000 and a total population catchment of 168,000. In addition, the hospital is a teaching hospital, and is associated with both Auckland and Otago medical schools.
 
Palmerston North is a major university city and is at the hub of key routes to the central North Island ski fields, and river adventures. Wellington the capital city, is only a two hour journey by road, as are the wine growing regions of Hawke's Bay and Wairarapa.
 
For further information:
Human Resources
Private Bag 11036
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4442
vacancy@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

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