Specialist Sleep Physiologist

Working pattern: 34.5 hours per week
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum pro rata


Job Type: Permanent

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a nationally regarded Paediatric Sleep Service which is expanding and developing to provide first class sleep diagnostic services to children from across the region.

We are looking for an enthusiastic physiologist with experience in sleep and/or respiratory physiology or neurophysiology. You would be responsible for the setup, monitoring and analysis of a range of sleep studies including Full polysomnography, Cardiorespiratory polysomnography, Multiple Sleep Latency Tests, Oximetry and Actigraphy, providing specialist interpretation of the home and inpatient sleep study results for the sleep and respiratory clinicians You will work on a rolling rota which includes day, evening and overnight shifts. You would also be responsible for supervising associate diagnostic practitioners who support the service delivering sleep studies overnight and senior assistant technical officers during the day. You will also attend multidisciplinary team meetings (MDTs), participate in audits, help develop policies and protocols, download and upload sleep study results to the online hospital systems, be involved with equipment and stock maintenance and general housekeeping along with other members of the team.

Experience recording and analysing paediatric sleep studies, including EEG interpretation, would be very beneficial, although comprehensive training and support will be provided.

If you are passionate about making a difference to childrens lives, learning new skills and being part of a team and service that is growing we would love to hear from you.

Contact Name: Liz Fordyce

Email Address: [email protected]

Telephone: 0114 305 3042


Closing date for applications: 23rd February 2020

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Senior Respiratory Physiologist

Permanent Contract - 37 hours per week

St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin


Would you like to work in an innovative sleep service in one of Ireland’s largest acute Private Hospitals (part of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group)? An exciting opportunity has arisen for the Permanent position of Senior Respiratory Physiologist in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital.


Role Description

The Respiratory Laboratory is a busy clinical laboratory that specialises in the diagnostic testing of patients with breathing disorders including those with sleep-related problems. Tests vary in complexity from routine breathing tests and skin allergy tests, to more advanced procedures such as sleep studies and assessment of bronchial hyper-reactivity.

Essential Criteria 

  • Hold a degree in Clinical Measurement or equivalent or hold a Certificate or in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement.
  • Have at least 3 years post graduate experience as a clinical physiologist (any discipline).
  • Good communication skills are essential as the post involves a great deal of contact with patients and with other colleagues.
  • Must be able to handle a high degree of responsibility and be able to complete a number of clinical and supervisory duties within the department.


Desirable Criteria

  • Have ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Previous experience at this level.
  • Have at least three years’ post graduate experience in Pulmonary Function testing and /or in a Sleep Laboratory.


Informal enquiries please contact: - Patricia Boyle, Chief Respiratory Physiologist,

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 01 260 9209


A full Job description is available on request, from the HR Office email [email protected]

Interested candidates should apply by sending an up-to-date curriculum vitae quoting the post to the Human Resources Department, Or by email to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Monday March 9th 2020 at 5pm

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