12895 - 01MSG

Senior Clinical Neurophysiology Scientist
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 09 December 2019

Classification: Health Professional Level 3
Salary: $92,103 - $97,049 (up to $101,862 on achieving a personal upgrade)
Position No: 12895 - 01MSG
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 07 November 2019
Contact Officer: Angela Borbelj on angela.borbelj@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 4577

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‚Äźbased 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 assist in providing a high level Clinical Neurophysiology Service to the ACT and surrounding region by performing Clinical Neurophysiology testing and assisting with other duties to meet the objectives of the Service.  You will assist in providing an evidence based service by participating in research and other quality activities.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent in Clinical Neurophysiology, Certificate of practical competence or equivalent in relevant Clinical Neurophysiological testing , eligibility for Accredited membership of the Association of Clinical Neurophysiological Technologists of Australia).
  • Certificate IV Workplace Trainer and Assessor or equivalent, or working towards attaining this qualification.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of three years (ideal five years) post-qualification experience.
  • Current driver’s licence.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police check.
  • Obtain a Compliance Certificate from OMU (Occupational Medicine Unit) relating to assessment, screening and vaccination processes against specified infectious diseases.
  • Comply with CHS credentialing and scope of clinical practice requirements for allied health professionals.

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Career interest categories:

Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services