Basic and Senior Respiratory Physiologists

Location Dublin
Job-type Temporary
Salary €36037 - €59336 per annum
Reference J334919
Role: Basic and Senior Respiratory Physiologist
Job Type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract full time hours
Location: South Dublin
Organization: HSE

TTM Healthcare are currently recruiting for both Senior and Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologists for a HSE Hospital in South Dublin
These are 12 month HSE Contracts being employed directly by the HSE

This hospital is an acute general hospital providing a range of specialised clinical services to the people of South Dublin and Wicklow.
They offer facilities for pathological and radiological services, provide care for both medical and surgical patients, as well as outpatient clinics and services including cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes treatment, heart failure treatment, pulmonary rehabilitation.
They are an academic teaching hospital- part of the St. Vincent's Healthcare Group and share resources and expertise with St Vincent's University Hospital in Elm Park campus, Dublin.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Conduct a full range of routine pulmonary function tests including, spirometry, reversibility, DLCO, static lung volumes (multi-breath and body plethysmography), muscle strength tests and skin allergy tests on all patients attending the Pulmonary laboratory
•Conduct Haemoglobin measurements on suitable patients undergoing DLCO testing*
•Perform administrative duties relating to scheduling patient appointments for PFT's
•Deal effectively with queries regarding PFT tests and appointments
•Conduct and manually score overnight diagnostic sleep tests, including, Full polysomnography studies and limited sleep studies*
•Conduct and supervise overnight titration studies on nasal CPAP therapy*
•Calibrate equipment daily and perform routine maintenance and cleaning on equipment as per laboratory protocols, under the direction of the senior staff
•Participate in Quality control program to ensure accurate and reproducible results.
•Participate in regular audits as part of the multidisciplinary team in the Sleep/Pulmonary Laboratory

Requirements:

•BSc in Clinical Measurement Science from Dublin Institute of Technology or equivalent as confirmed by the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Science (IICMS)
•Or Possess an equivalent relevant scientific qualification as confirmed by the Irish Institute of Clinical Measurement Science (IICMS)
•Demonstrate a minimum of 3 years relevant post qualifications experience for Senior post
•Have the ability to work professionally at all times when dealing with patients, staff and public
•Self-motivated, highly organised, able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
•Be able to multi-task and prioritise effectively. Flexibility is essential.
•Should be able to work independently and as part of the team.
•Demonstrate the initiative, drive and enthusiasm to carry out the role successfully

Benefits:

•HSE Salary range based off experience
•Staff Awards: Recognition and celebration for the hard work and dedication of staff, as they strive for excellence in the care they provide, is marked in an annual Staff Awards Event
•Healthcare Schemes; V.H.I., Laya and Irish Life Healthcare Scheme offers discounted membership to staff.
•Restaurant Facilities
•Staff Car Parking:
•Staff Members' Discount on Services: The Hospital offers a discount to staff for out-patient facilities such as Cardiology, Pharmacy, Diagnostic Imaging, Pathology, Physiotherapy, etc.
•Well-being

Apply today or call Roisin on 01-5134908 to discuss further


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.