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Reference Number 39136
Position Title Medical Scientist - Clinical Neurophysiology
Location The Royal Melbourne Hospital - City & Royal Park Campus
Award Hosp Scientists [18]
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  • 12 month Fixed Term contract
  • Part Time, 32 hours per fortnight
  • Support the operation of Clinical Neurophysiology department

The duties allocated to this role are specifically to support the operation of the department of Clinical Neurophysiology at The Royal Melbourne Hospital. 


The position primarily involves performing clinical tests on out-patients and in-patients to assess neurological function. As a part of this position you will be performing electrophysiological testing specifically, routine EEGs, prolonged EEGs (where required) and evoked potential studies.


The successful candidate should be familiar with how to set up EEGs and EPs, conduct high quality recordings and have some knowledge regarding basic interpretation of neurophysiological tests. You may be required to assist with nerve conduction/EMG clinics, by supporting consultant neurophysiologists with computer operation, patient management and clinical workflow.


This role is a Part Time, Fixed term position working 2 days per week. There is no weekend work, on-call or overtime required for this role.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, majoring in Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, Biomedical  Science or similar
  • Experience in electrophysiological testing, including working with both in and out patients
  • Experience in conducting routine electroencephalograms (EEGs), prolonged EEGs, and evoked potential studies (EPs)
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team or autonomously and independently
  • Advanced assessment skills and a demonstrated ability to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs: word, excel, access, outlook
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem solving skills.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au. If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Record Check and where required, a Working With Children Check. Successful applicants will be required to provide evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement

We are a diverse workforce reflecting the community we care for. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of cultural diversity and social inclusion. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTI.

Contact Person Peter Davis
Contact Number 0393428447
Closing Date 19/03/2018
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