Position Details
Reference Number 36193
Position Title Respiratory Scientist - Grade 2
Employment Type Fixed Term
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Respiratory Scientist


  • Part Time / Fixed Term
  • 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 Grade 2 Respiratory Scientist is required to perform and supervise clinical paediatric respiratory function testing in the Respiratory Laboratory, outpatient clinic and where required throughout the RCH.

The scientist is also required to assist in detailing laboratory policy, protocol and procedures to satisfy the ongoing requirements for Laboratory accreditation. This includes participating in the quality assurance program as well as the staff development and education curriculum.


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Experience in clinical physiology and its application to respiratory medicine
  • A high level of written and oral communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Good computing skills, including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office


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, 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 Dr Liam Welsh
Contact Number 0393455842
Closing Date 28/11/2020
Position Description Grade 2 Scientist_PD.pdf