Medical Specialist - Mental Health

Job posted: 16/05/2023
Applications close: No closing date

No closing date

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time, Part time

Organisation: Grampians Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Reference: 16747

Reference: 16747

Occupation: Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Various

Consultant Psychiatrist in Specialist Mental Health Services
AOD services, Consultation Liaison, Eating Disorder programs.
Full time & Part Time Opportunities available.

About the role
Join our team in a pivotal role focused on delivering specialised services to clients within the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD), Community Living (CL) and eating disorder programs.
You'll collaborate closely with medical specialists within a dual governance model, spearheading the development of our specialist programs in alignment with recommendations from the Royal Commission.
Take the lead in establishing a RANZCP accredited training program while providing supervision to junior medical, nursing and allied health staff within our dynamic team.
This leadership position offers a unique opportunity to shape the future of healthcare delivery and contribute to the professional development of our team members.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical and operational support and supervision to junior medical staff and Nurse Practitioners to deliver best care.
  • Provide Clinical leadership to all staff to build upon capability and expertise by facilitating in-service education sessions, input at MDT Clinical meetings and secondary consultation.
  • Participation in educational activities (e.g. Teaching, Professorial Reports, Journal Club, Grand Rounds etc).
  • Work collaboratively with GPs, community prescribers and Mental health practitioners
  • Assume responsibility for quality patient care in accordance with the care model of the ward/unit, ensuring that clinical procedures are performed in accordance with Grampians Health policy and procedure.
  • Develop and lead research projects and lead innovation.

Skills and experience

  • FRANZCP with/without advanced certificate or equivalent qualification
  • Relevant clinical experience and clinical competence required for level of position
  • Experience in the support and supervision of Junior Medical Staff/ nursing staffs
  • Demonstrated ability to practice collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team
  • Effective organisational skills, with respect to time management and delegation
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Displays and expresses a high level of ethics in regard to patients, colleagues and the organisation

Culture & Benefits
At Grampians Health, we recognise our staff are our greatest asset.  We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our staff, patients, residents, visitors, volunteers and contractors at all sites.

  • Flexible work arrangements 
  • Hybrid working model - On site and Off site
  • Salary packaging for living expenses such as rent/mortgage plus meals, entertainment & holidays
  • Access to discounted health club membership
  • Staff rewards and recognition programs

Ballarat Region

Ballarat is the largest centre in Western Victoria and the states fastest growing inland city.  Dubbed Australia’s most liveable city in 2020, Ballarat is home to first class education, fine dining and boutique shopping.  Uniquely located within easy access to Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo and the Western district, Ballarat is blessed with some of Australia’s most significant heritage buildings and natural landscapes.

How to apply
Click APPLY or contact Dr Vid Rudhran, Deputy Clinical Director, on 03 5320 4100 for a confidential discussion.

All appointments are subject to a satisfactory police records check, immunisation clearance and Working with Children check and/or NDIS Worker Screening Check.

All employees must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required, which at a minimum is a surgical mask.  Additional PPE requirements are role-dependent.

Grampians Health is a child safe organisation, committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people.

Grampians Health is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (or questioning), intersex and asexual LGBTQIA+.

Medical Specialist - Mental Health

Job type:

Full time, Part time

Job classification:

Not provided


Anoop Raveendran Nair Lalitha - 53204100
Vidyendran Rudhran - 53204100

Medical Specialist - Mental Health