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Consultant Psychiatrist

Job posted: 20/06/2022
Applications close: 20/08/2022 (Midnight)
50 days remaining

50 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 29920

Reference: 29920

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan


• Work within a collegiate environment to provide senior clinical care and leadership to our multidisciplinary service that is committed to patient-centred, personal, safe, effective and connected care
• We are proud to be leaders within the state of least restrictive care with the lowest rates of seclusion and use of the MHA whilst providing high quality care to our
community
• Frankston, Mornington Peninsula & surrounding locations

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

Peninsula Health Mental Health Service (PHMHS) is seeking to attract a Consultant Psychiatrist into a community multi-disciplinary team leadership position within its service.

The position will work closely with the Head of Adult Psychiatry and Clinical Director to further high standards of clinical governance and leadership around Mental Health Act compliance, patient flow, service quality, and service improvement in the inpatient units.

The position will also work closely with the Nurse Unit Managers of the Adult Mental Health inpatient unit and the Psychiatric Assessment and planning unit to ensure safe, effective, and cohesive multi-disciplinary care is delivered across the adult inpatient units.

We work within a collegiate environment to provide senior clinical care and leadership to our multi-disciplinary service that is committed to patient-centred, personal, safe, effective and connected care. We are proud to be leaders within the state of least restrictive care with the lowest rates of seclusion and use of the MHA whilst providing high quality care to our community. You will become part of a strong culture of medical leadership within the multidisciplinary environment and supported to be part of a growing research and evidence generating approach to care.

What You Will Be Doing

• Provide high quality evidence based clinical care within the designated scope of practice
• Promote a culture of continuous improvement by monitoring services and practice, and taking a leadership role in policy and process development.
• Lead and manage junior medical staff to achieve optimum outcomes.
• Ensure patient flow is managed in a predictable manner.
• Maintain high performance in least restrictive care.
• Be aware of and work in accordance with organisational policies and procedures.

What You Need

We anticipate you:
• will have Fellowship of the Royal Australasian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
• will have a demonstrated working knowledge of the Victorian Mental Health Act 2014.
• are a Medical Practitioner registered in Australia.
• will have relevant specialist experience with a track record in clinical management (desirable).
• have the ability to work as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team.

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:

https://www.peninsulahealth.org.au/careers/working-preparing-employment/

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 and meet the requirements of the Peninsula Health immunisation policy.

Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
Consultant Psychiatrist

Job type:

Not provided

Job classification:

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Contact:

Precilla Damain - 97847110
pdamain@phcn.vic.gov.au
Dr Kerryn Rubin - 97847110

Consultant Psychiatrist