Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorders Unit

Job posted: 09/11/2021
Applications close: 04/07/2022 (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, Nursing

Reference: 50357

Reference: 50357

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Do you have a passion for better mental health care delivery, and particularly a passion for youth mental health? Are you able to unleash enthusiasm and innovation in your professional colleagues?

Acknowledging the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our community, Monash Health proudly supports the WHO 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers.

About Monash Health

Monash Health is a large health service in Victoria, providing health care across a rapidly growing region of south-east metropolitan Melbourne. It is closely linked with Monash University. It is a proud provider of postgraduate training in psychiatry.

About Monash Doctors
There are more than 1,300 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 the Role
Over recent years we have seen an increase in presentations of young people with eating disorders and consequently we are reviewing and expanding our services.
With this expansion, we are to reviewing our model of care, and how we deliver effective services across the inpatient-outpatient spectrum and across the full age range of 14 to 26.

The opportunity exists for a psychiatrist experience in eating disorders, with a zest for leadership, to contribute to this exciting growth and development. The task is to provide the clinical leadership and vision required for Monash Health to become a first class centre providing exceptional patient care and first class training in psychiatry.
Applicants must be registered to practice psychiatry in Victoria. 
Application should include an updated Curriculum Vitae and names of three professional referees. Confidential enquiries, and/or site visits, can be made by contacting the Program Director, Professor David Clarke at david.clarke@monashhealth.org.

What You Need:

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

  • Appropriate health professional tertiary qualifications

  • Fellowship of the RACS or equivalent

  • Working with Children's Certificate

  • Membership with RACS and ASOHNS

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging

  • Onsite discounted staff parking

  • Discounted banking (BankVic)

  • Onsite Gym

  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

How to Apply

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.
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.

The incumbent must complete the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process prior to appointment and commencement. This will be reviewed on a regular basis.

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

Please note, applications will be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System only. Email applications will not be accepted.

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status. All candidates that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

This will be by providing a copy of your immunisation history statementwhich can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements. If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy.

Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorders Unit

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Professor David Clarke - 9792 7505

Consultant Psychiatrist - Eating Disorders Unit