Paediatric Emergency Mental Health Senior Clinician

Job posted: 02/06/2021
Applications close: 23/06/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Monash Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 47863

Reference: 47863

Occupation: Education and Training, Health and Allied Health, Family Violence Workers, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Eastern Metropolitan

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.

The Pediatric-Emergency Psychiatric Service (P-EPS) clinician is a new role, which will be embedded within the EPS.  This senior clinical role will  provide comprehensive acute assessments and delivers evidence-based treatment and onward referral to children and adolescents consumers  aged between 0-17 years of age experiencing acute mental health issues, who present to MMC ED.  This front end of the service focuses on determining if the young person remains in hospital or can return to their local community as quickly as possible. They will provide interventions which are recovery orientated and tailored to the young person and their family needs.

About our Emergency Services at Monash Health

Monash Health is the largest public health service in Victoria, employing over 18,000 people across a range of specialities.

Monash Health Emergency Departments treat over 150,000 emergency patients a year at Monash Medical Centre Clayton campus, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital. Patients have access to a full range of treatment options, including intensive care.

About The Role

The P-EPS  position is a specialist pediatric clinical mental health role, embedded within the Adult EPS at MMC ED. The P-EPS clinician will provide 0-17yrs olds who present to MMC ED with a acute  psychiatric mental health assessments, and deliver evidence based treatment and onward referral to children and adolescents. They will also be involved in  providing liaison, support and education to the emergency department staff,  Adult EPS and the Mental Health & AOD hub, Rapid Response nurses. The P-EPS clinician will  have sit under the EPS  clinical governance structure, but be supported by the Peads CL team (part of ELMHS).

This is a 12 months fix term, full time /part time role, flexibilty around shifts offered.  

 What You Need:

  • Relevant Qualification (aligned to position description)

  • Demonstrated experience (aligned to position description noting no reference to years of experience)

  • Current AHPRA registration

  • Include any other mandatory/required skills or licenses

  • Australian working rights

What We Offer:

  • access to Monash Health in-house learning portals to further expand your acute clinical skills & knowledge base

  • avenues to further develop your leadership & project management skills

  • mentorship & career guidance

  • support to attend relevant forums & conferences

  • a supportive learning environment, should you wish to undertake postgraduate studies

In addition, you will have access to benefits including salary packaging to increase your take-home pay, access to onsite subsidised staff car parking and gym, uniform and the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

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.

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

Existing Monash Health Employees should apply using your Monash Health employee account. For any queries contact Recruitment Services on 92652776.

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.

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

Paediatric Emergency Mental Health Senior Clinician

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Carmen Cilmi - 0407 100 192

Paediatric Emergency Mental Health Senior Clinician