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Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Job posted: 24/06/2022
Applications close: 15/07/2022 (Midnight)
11 days remaining

11 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Austin Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 43935

Reference: 43935

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Northern Metropolitan

Austin Health is one of Victoria’s largest health care providers.  Our 9,000 employees and 425 volunteers provide safe, high quality, person-centred care at Austin Hospital, Olivia Newton-John Cancer, Wellness and Research Centre (ONJ Centre), Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital and Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre, as well as in the community through Hospital-in-the-Home and partner health services.  We are an internationally recognised leader in clinical teaching, training and research and have affiliations with many leading universities and research institutes.


An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced CONSULTANT CHILD PSYCHIATRIST to join our Child & Youth Mental Health Service (CYMHS).  We are looking for someone who has a detailed knowledge of the assessment and treatment of psychiatric disorders presenting in children.


Austin Health’s Mental Health Division provides care and services through a comprehensive range of teams to meet the needs of mental health consumers and carers throughout Victoria.  Services in the MH Division are located across Austin Health and in the community. 


Details of position



  • Hours per week: 38

  • Employment Status:  Permanent Full Time

  • Appointment Available: 1st August 2022


To be successful for this role you must: 



  • Be a registered Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Hold a Fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent

  • RANZCP Certificate of Advanced Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or equivalent.

  • Have appropriate training and experience applicable to the field of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Demonstrate a commitment to high quality patient care

  • Demonstrate a commitment to working as a team member with peer medical, junior medical, nursing and other clinical staff to provide efficient, safe and quality care across the continuum, and

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teaching, training and research.


Please refer to the position for further information about the role and required knowledge and skills.


Interested applicants are encouraged to discuss further with:


Dr Leeanne Fisher, Clinical Director, CYMHS, Co-Clinical Director TAPS


M:  0423 296 982


https://youtu.be/4FrRepIOoIo


Work with us!  Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, employee assistance program and a staff health centre.


All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by Austin Health and  a Working With Children Check.


Austin 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.


Application Instructions:


Click on ‘Apply Now’. You will be required to Sign in OR Register for an Austin Health Careers Account.


As part of the process, you will be directed to Austin Health’s Online Credentialing System to complete your application.  Please follow the instructions on the Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice Application Form to ensure your application is processed through the Austin Health Medical Workforce Unit.


Please note: You will be required to attach copies of the following to your online application:



  • Cover letter

  • Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)

  • Undergraduate Qualification Certificate (Medical Degree)

  • Fellowship Certificate (Specialist Medical College)

  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

  • Current Medical Indemnity Certificate

  • Proof of Identification (current passport or Australian drivers licence)

  • Working with Children’s Check Card (where applicable)




Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

Not provided

Contact:

Leeanne Fisher - (03) 9496 6304
Sophie Adams - 0422140990

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist