An exciting opportunity exists for a suitably qualified neurophysiologist to lead the Neurology Department’s Allied Health team. This position requires a high level of subject matter expertise and the ability to work autonomously to provide complex and critical neurophysiology service delivery (adult, paediatric and neonatal populations). The role includes the management of the neurophysiology service and the allied health team, the development and provision of education and training for staff and students, and participation in and contribution to continual professional development of the neurophysiology group.
The Department of Neurology is a well-established service with consultant medical staff positions supported by two accredited Neurology Advanced Trainees and two unaccredited Neurology Fellows, in addition to Basic Physician Trainees, Junior Medial Officers, specialist nurses, and neurophysiology scientists.
The neurology department provides inpatient and outpatient services to the ACT and surrounding region.Duties
Under the broad direction of the Neurology Unit Director, you will work closely with the multidisciplinary Neurology team to provide a key role in the delivery and management of the clinical neurophysiology service. You will:
- Manage, and be accountable for, the day-to-day operations of the Neurophysiology service, including the management of the allied health staff, workflow through prioritisation and delegation of tasks, procurement, and equipment maintenance.
- Independently perform high quality routine and advanced/complex neurophysiology investigations (including providing technical reports) for patients in varied clinical settings (i.e., inpatients and outpatients; adult, paediatric and neonatal patients; stable patients and critically ill patients).
- Provide professional supervision to all levels of clinical neurophysiology scientists and students.
- Represent the neurophysiology service through professional leadership, advocacy, and liaison with internal and external agencies, as required.
- Proactively develop your own knowledge and expertise required to perform the functions of the role.
- Plan and provide education, training, and mentorship to staff, students and all other relevant groups, including (but not limited to) allied health, administration, medical, and nursing staff (i.e., interprofessional learning and collaboration).
- Undertake research/quality improvement and change management projects that have a positive impact on patient outcomes, including maintaining clinical standards, policies, and protocols for neurophysiology.
- Undertake other duties appropriate to this level of classification which contribute to the operation of the organisation.