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Reference Number 15898
Position Title Respiratory Scientist - Respiratory Laboratory
Employment Type Permanent Part Time
Location Eastern Health
Award Classification Medical Scientists (Victorian Public Health Sector (Medical Scientists, Pharmacists & Psychologists) Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021) - SCIENTIST GR 1 YR 7
Hours (per fortnight) 48
Applications from Recruitment agencies will not be accepted
The successful applicant to this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment Police Check.
Position Summary

Respiratory Scientist, Grade 1 


Eastern Health is one of Melbourne’s largest public health services. We provide a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs. 


An opportunity exists at the Respiratory Laboratory at Eastern Health for a passionate and enthusiastic Respiratory Scientist with sound clinical knowledge and experience. You will conduct Respiratory Function testing and have the ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment. Our busy Respiratory Laboratory is committed to providing a high quality clinical service and we are seeking candidates to join our team.


Duties would include:

  • Performing spirometry
  • Lung volume measurements
  • Bronchial challenge tests
  • Maintenance and quality control of equipment
  • Report preparation and processing


To be successful in this role you should possess:

  • excellent communication skills
  • able to deal with patients in a professional and confident manner
  • must be task focussed
  • highly motivated and show initiative
  • quick to learn
  • reliable
  • able to work independently as well as part of an integrated team
  • able to be flexible and accommodate change easily

Training will be provided where necessary.


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

The benefits of working for Eastern Health include: 

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


If you have the ability and drive to make a difference take hold of this opportunity and apply today!


For full details refer to the attached Position Description and direct all enquiries to the contact person listed.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check.


You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.


Please submit all applications online.


Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.


Eastern Health Values:  Patients First: Agility: Humility: Respect: Kindness: Excellence

Contact Number (03) 9895 3437
Contact Email
Alternate Contact Person FAIZEL HARTLEY
Alternate Contact Number (03) 9895 3437
Closing Date 16/09/2018
Position Description
Position Description Scientist Grade 1 - 2018.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.