Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist Permanent

St. Vincent's Private Hospital

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Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist
Permanent Contract

About us
St Vincent’s Private Hospital is the single, biggest acute private hospital in Dublin. We offer the highest
number of consultants and the widest range of specialist care in Ireland’s only integrated multi-hospital
campus. Situated on the same grounds as St Vincent’s University Hospital, we share resources,
expertise and medical facilities with one of the country’s leading academic teaching hospital. This
means that we have the capacity to deal with a high volume of patients with a variety of different and
often complex medical and surgical requirements.
We are a registered not for profit charity who continues to set new standards and benchmarks for
private medical care in Ireland.
At St. Vincent’s Private Hospital, we will strive to maintain excellence in clinical and multi-disciplinary
care. We will treat each of our patients individually with dignity and respect recognising, at all times, the
right of everyone to access the care and treatment they need to achieve the best possible healthcare
outcomes – regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or gender.
We will remain true to our values of human dignity, compassion, justice, quality and advocacy.

Would you like to work in an innovative sleep & PFT service in one of Ireland’s largest acute Private
Hospitals (part of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group)?
Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills in Sleep Medicine?

Applications are invited for the Permanent position of Basic Grade Respiratory Physiologist in St.
Vincent’s Private Hospital.
· You will join a dynamic team of Respiratory Physiologists, Physiologist’s Assistant &
14 Respiratory Consultants including 3 with special interest in sleep medicine.
· You will have the opportunity to develop your skills in diagnosing a wide range of respiratory and non-
respiratory sleep disorders including parasomnias and narcolepsy.
· You will provide education and support to patients initiating CPAP treatment.
· You will perform a range of Pulmonary Function Tests including skin tests and bronchial challenge.
· You will be inspired to improve patient outcome as part of a team providing validated healthcare (JCI

Essential Criteria
Eligible applicants will be those who on the closing date for the competition:

·  (i) Possess the BSc in Clinical Measurement from Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) or
Dublin Institute of Technology (D.I.T) Or
· (ii) Possess an equivalent relevant scientific qualification (Level 8) as confirmed by the Irish Institute of
Clinical Measurement Physiology (IICMP)
· Or if qualified in or prior to 2005;
· (iii) Possess the Certificate in Medical Physics and Physiological Measurement (MPPM) from DIT Or,
· (iv) An equivalent scientific qualification as confirmed by the IICMP
You must:
· Have good communication skills as the post involves a great deal of contact with patients and with
other colleagues.

Desirable Criteria
It is desirable for you to:
· Have experience in pulmonary function testing and/or sleep studies (Some in-house training will be
· Have ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.


For enquiries: Please contact Patricia Boyle, Respiratory Services Manager, Email: p.boyle@svph.ie or
tel 01 260 9209
Job Description is available, on request, from HR Office 01 2638944/ hr@svph.ie

To apply please submit a detailed curriculum vitae to the Human Resources Department Or by email to

Employee Benefits
 VHI and Irish Life Scheme
 Sick Leave scheme
 Cycle to work scheme
 HSE rates of pay {incremental salary scale} and HSE annual leave allowances
 Employee Assistance Programme
 Pension scheme
 Health Service Credit Union
 Disability Scheme
 Discounted staff rates for hospital procedures
 Subsidised restaurant
 Discount Pharmacy rates
 Flexibility – promote good work/life balance

 Full occupational health services available to support staff health and welfare
 Change room facility with staff lockers and showers
 Support for Training & Development including regular internal
 training courses across a wide spectrum of role areas
 Excellent access to public transport including Dart (Sydney Parade Station nearby) and bus
 AXA scheme available for motor and home insurance (salary deduction)
 Tax saver Bus & Rail tickets
 SVPH Group Scheme Discounts
 Permanent health insurance – we offer income protection insurance to all eligible staff
 Car parking options available at very reasonable rates

Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd December 2022 17:00 pm