Consultant Psychiatrist

Job posted: 04/08/2022
Applications close: 02/09/2022 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical

Reference: 54819

Reference: 54819

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 Monash Doctors

There are more than 1,500 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Casey Adult Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The Casey Adult Mental Health Service (Casey AMHS) provides individualised, consumer centred care for adults aged 18 – 65 years living in the City of Casey and the Shire of Cardinia, aiming to improve mental health and wellbeing,

Casey AMHS comprises the entire spectrum of care with Emergency Psychiatric Services, Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team, PACER, Hospital in the Home team, Inpatient Psychiatric Units (Ward D and E) based at Casey Hospital, CCT based at Pakenham and Cranbourne, Acute and Extended PARCS, State-wide Transition Support Unit and the Adult Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Initiative.

Teams at the Casey AMHS are multidisciplinary in nature. The consultant psychiatrist will provide medical leadership at the team level and support & assist the Unit Head, Casey AMHS in the provision of high-quality psychiatry services, consistent with the Monash Health values.

About the Role

To support and assist the Unit Head, Casey AMHS, Mental Health Program, Monash Health in the provision of high-quality psychiatry services, consistent with Monash Health values.

  • Medical model of care at Monash Health is “consultant led”. Consultants are at the forefront of care provision and lead by example

  • Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care

  • Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care

  • Be immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in the management of clinically deteriorating patients

  • Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both undergraduate and postgraduate) roles in the Casey Adult Mental Health Service

  • Support the Adult Psychiatry Unit’s outreach services within Monash Health

  • Contribute to the professional and corporate life of Monash Health by participation in appropriate committees and fora

  • Contribute to ongoing service improvement and clinical and workforce innovation to ensure Monash Health provides high quality accessible Psychiatry Services within allocated resources and meets the needs of Monash Health patients

 What you need:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

  • Appropriate health professional tertiary qualifications

  • Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent

  • Working with Children's Check

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite discounted staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

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.

What You Need to Know

The incumbent must complete the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process prior to appointment and commencement.

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)

  • proof of immunisation.

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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George Antony - 0466742988

Consultant Psychiatrist