Position Details
Reference Number 35541
Position Title Neurophysiology Scientist
Internal Only This position is open to employees of Royal Childrens Hospital only
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Neurophysiology Scientist

  • Full Time Role
  • Hub of the medical precinct & leading Children’s Hospital
  • Fabulous employee benefits including salary packaging and onsite parking

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas. With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 6000, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. Click here for further information on our Commitment to Child Safety: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/


The Role:

The neurophysiology department is part of the Neurology Unit. Our neurophysiology service provides routine EEG monitoring, ambulatory EEG monitoring, long-term inpatient video EEG monitoring (VEM), nerve conduction studies, intraoperative multimodal evoked potential monitoring and intraoperative electrocorticography.


The neurophysiology scientist position includes the recording of EEG studies in a variety of locations within the Royal Children’s Hospital, including the outpatient department, medical and surgical wards, neonatal and paediatric intensive care units and the Royal Women’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit.


This position encompasses the monitoring of patients undergoing long-term video-EEG, and outpatient ambulatory EEG monitoring.


A component of this role will encompass the scientist working in operating theatre. Work in the operating theatre will involve the scientist assisting the senior scientist in performing multimodal evoked potential monitoring of spinal pathways. In the neurosurgery theatre the scientist will be assisting the neurologist during epilepsy surgery, recording intracranial EEG.


Nerve conduction and EMG investigation are performed on both outpatients and inpatients by the neurologist; the role of the scientist will involve assisting the neurologist during these investigations.


The neurophysiology service provides an after-hours EEG service during the weekend and public holidays. A component of this role will involve the scientist being part of the after-hours roster.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor of Science or Applied Science
  • Demonstrated experience and competence in the performance and understanding of a wide range of diagnostic neurophysiology tests or procedures.
  • Eligibility for Membership to the appropriate Professional Body (NSSA, ANTA, AAIM)
  • Experience in a tertiary paediatric neurophysiology unit
  • Enrolment in a Masters of Neurophysiology highly desirable

If you think you possess the right skills and experience we encourage you to apply on our website now!


Why work at the RCH?


That's what you can do for us, this is what we can offer you!


The opportunity to work in world-class facilities, alongside some of the greatest medical minds in the country.


We have 13 food and beverage options on site, a 24 hour gym, hairdresser, massage and supermarkets. We are surrounded by beautiful gardens and only a short tram trip from the heart of Melbourne city.


We offer discounted staff parking, salary packaging, an award winning health and well-being program and a fantastic team culture. We offer continuous learning and career development and let’s not forget about the Meerkat enclosure!


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.


Make a change for the good. Come and work at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Contact Person Monique Ryan
Contact Number 93455661
Closing Date 28/05/2020
Position Description Neurophysiology Scientist PD.pdf