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Sleep Scientist

LocationAlfred Health
Work TypePart time
Positions1 Position
Job no: 68383
Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • Permanent position
  • Part-Time at 13 hrs per fortnight, with possibility of increase up to 21hours per fortnight as workload requires. 
  • Grade 2 Medical Scientist (Sleep Scientist)
  • Alfred Hospital location
  • Staff benefits


The Department
The Alfred Sleep Service is committed to providing a high quality clinical service and is actively involved in Sleep Medicine Research. 

Position Summary

We are seeking candidates with an appropriate science/psychology degree or who have a nursing degree to work as a Sleep Scientist in the Sleep Laboratory.  These hours are to facilitate the support and co-ordination of a home sleep testing service at Bass Coast Health (BCH).   The position will consist of 2.5 hours of support to staff setting up home sleep tests at Cowes or Wonthaggi Hospital and an additional minimum of 4 hours scoring per week.  As workload requires, there could be an additional 4 hours per week.  All of these hours are expected to be undertaken onsite in the Alfred Sleep Laboratory, unless mutually agreed time to attend a Bass Coast Health Hospital.  We would expect the successful candidate to cover shifts when other staff may be absent. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required

  • Bachelor of Science or Psychology
  • Previous experience as a Sleep Scientist is required
  • Applicants must have excellent communication skills and be able to deal with patients and colleagues  in a professional manner. 
  • Applicants must be task focussed, highly motivated and show initiative. 
  • They must be quick to learn, reliable and be able to work independently as well as part of an integrated team.
  • Applicants need to be flexible and able to accommodate change easily.
  • ECG interpretation and ABG sampling skills are desirable. 

 Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing available
  • Wellbeing incentives and discounted health insurance
  • Staff carparking available (subject to availability)
  • Onsite gym and childcare services


For further enquiries contact: Teanau Roebuck – [email protected]

Applications close at Friday March 15 at 5pm. 

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption.