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Sleep Physiology Technician - Training Role (VID: 4198)

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Location: Palmerston North Hospital
Service: Respiratory - Sleep Apnoea Service
Position Type: Allied Health
Appointment Type: Permanent/Fulltime
Close Date: 3/12/2017
The MidCentral Health (MCH) Sleep Service provides a diagnostic and treatment service for patients with sleep disordered breathing including obstructive sleep apnoea.
It is part of the MCH Respiratory Service and includes the integrated sleep service which provides a model of care amalgamating primary and secondary services.
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with an interest in patient care, treatment and diagnostic testing to join the service.
Sleep Physiologists are responsible for ensuring the provision of sleep related tests and patient treatment both in the hospital and the community.
You will have, or be working towards, a relevant health, biomedical or technical qualification. Recent experience in clinical diagnostics and treatment would be beneficial however this will be provided to a suitable applicant without this experience.
You will work as part of a 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, Service Manager, Medical Services, MidCentral Health, 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

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