Respiratory Physiologist - Midlands
Mullingar, co. Westmeath
- Full time
- Job level
- Newly qualified
- 16 Mar 2020
- 13 Sep 2020
Respiratory Physiologist - Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Respiratory Physiologist required for ongoing locum position with acute hospital, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced or recently qualified Respiratory Physiologist to gain excellent experience and further develop their career in a pulblic hospital laboratory setting.
The successful candidate will join an expanding Respiratory Department and perform and analyse a range of diagnostic tests including full lung function tests while providing exceptional patient care.
Interested candidates will be required to:
Conduct a full range of routine pulmonary function tests including, spirometry, reversibility, diffusion capacity and static lung volumes
Conduct specialised pulmonary function tests including inhalation challenge tests
- Conduct routine calibration, quality control and preventative maintenance.
- Highlight abnormal and/or inconsistent results to the senior staff member/supervisor and take corrective action, if necessary.
- Prepare patient for procedures and undertake education where necessary e.g. teaching patient how to use home monitoring devices and therapy devices such as inhalers.
Interested candidates will possess the following:
A B.Sc. in Clinical Measurement Science or equivalent qualification
Post graduate experience working within a respiratory laboratory setting would be desirable, but not essential