Junior Clinical Neurophysiology Scientist | Full-Time Permanent


Closes: 21 February 2020

Classification: Health Professional Level 2
Salary: $66,096 - $90,737 plus superannuation
Position No: 30781 - 01OCN
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 February 2020
Contact Officer: Angela Borbelj on **************@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 4***

Our Vision: creating exceptional health care together

Our Role: to be a health service that is trusted by our community

Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focussed on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT)—a catchment of approximately 400,000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.

CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:

  • The Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Four Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Services.

Overview of the Work Area and Position

The Neurology Department sits within the Division of Medicine and is responsible for providing a Neurology Service to the ACT and surrounding region, including Clinical Neurophysiology Testing. Tests provided by this service are Electroencephalograms, Nerve Conduction Studies, Electromyography, Visual Evoked Potentials, Auditory Evoked Potentials and Somatosensory Evoked Potentials.  Electroencephalography is provided across all ages, while the remaining tests are limited to 16 years and older.

Under broad direction, you will provide Clinical Neurophysiology testing appropriate to the level.  You will participate in teaching, research, quality assurance and other activities.  The successful applicant will need to be able to work between the hours of 7am-7pm.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Clinical Neurophysiology, Practical Competence in relevant Clinical Neurophysiological testing.
  • Eligibility for Accredited membership of the Association of Clinical Neurophysiological Technologists of Australia.
  • Hold a current driver’s licence.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Minimum 12 months experience in adult and paediatric clinical neurophysiology testing.

Desirable:

  • Certificate IV Workplace Trainer and Assessor or equivalent or working towards attaining this qualification.

Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:

  • Comply with CHS credentialing requirements for allied health.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services