Consultant Psychiatrist

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 18/08/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 54548

Reference: 54548

Occupation: Medical

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

About Monash Health
Monash Health is Victoria's largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne's population, across the entire lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across southeastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children's Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org

About Mental Health at Monash

Monash Health provides mental health services across all ages and across a wide geographical area of south-east Melbourne.  The service is divided into 6 clinical `units' each operating integrated inpatient and community services.  The Units comprise Early in Life Mental Health Service, Young Person's Mental Health Service, Casey Adult, Dandenong Adult, Monash (Clayton) Adult, and Aged Mental Health Services.

Monash prides itself in running a large and high quality training program in psychiatry, as well as clinical training placements for psychology, allied health and mental health nursing. We strive to deliver good outcomes for our patients and families.

In the context of the recent interim recent report of the Royal Commission into the Victorian Mental Health System, the mental health sector is in exciting times.  Monash Health is ready to participate in what is going to be a transformational improvement in the way we run mental health services in Victoria.

About the Role
This role as a Consultant Psychiatrist is based in the Community Mental Health team in the Dandenong area. The position will provide clinical leadership to oversee the management of community patients, inpatients, supervise junior medical staff and ensure compliance with the Mental Health Act.  These additional roles include participation in the after-hours on call and ECT rosters.
The position holder will be supported by senior registrar, registrars, junior medical staff and the multidisciplinary team consisting of nurses, OTs, social workers, psychologist, drugs and alcohol worker and other support staff. 
Applications from part time/ fractional practitioners are also welcome.
 What we offer

  • Salary packaging 

  • Onsite staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

What you need

  • Specialist qualification as a psychiatrist with AHPRA registration

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists

  • Relevant experience as a Mental Health clinician

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.

Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be considered.

Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed.  These include:

  • reference checks;

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months;

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same);and

  • proof of immunisation.

A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

To comply with Victorian Public Health directions, all employees working in the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to upload evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence is a copy of a Government Official Immunisation History Statement or Digital Certificate showing all vaccination dates. It is a requirement of Monash Health to collect, record and hold vaccination information. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Consultant Psychiatrist

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Dr Sujit Sharma - 0411 829 407

Consultant Psychiatrist