PECT Senior Clinician

Job posted: 23/09/2020
Applications close: No closing date

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Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Latrobe Regional Hospital

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Reference: 13177

Reference: 13177

Occupation: Health and Allied Health, Medical, Nursing

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Gippsland | Traralgon

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool. LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons. Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Senior Clinician to join the Psychiatric Emergency Care Team (PECT) at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a Full Time/Part Time permanent basis.

Reporting to the PECT Manager, the successful applicant will play an important role in provision of high quality specialist mental health services across acute and urgent inpatient referral and assessment services as well as Mental Health and Police Response. The Senior Clinician provides direction and support for the daily operational activities of the team and assists with workforce development and workload management. The position undertakes a comprehensive assessment, care coordination, evidence based treatment, psycho-education and consumer and family collaboration. The Senior Clinician coordinates and prioritizes the team workload including acute assessments, response to Emergency Department, GPs and the broader community. The Senior Clincian is responsible for assisting with clinical governance, education, team projects and mentoring.

The successful applicant will be required to:

       Comply with legislative requirements

?    To complete mandatory training annually

?    To participate in annual performance appraisal

?    Support the delivery of high quality and safe patient care

?    Awareness and engagement in continuous improvement initiatives

?   Support cultural awareness, diversity and inclusiveness

 To be successful in this position you will need to have:

        Well-developed organisational skills

?     Ability to provide leadership and direction to others

?     Knowledge and experience with a recovery based model of care

?     Ability to provide leadership and direction to others

?     Sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 2014 and other relevant legislation.

?     Relevant clinical experience in mental health services

?     Ability to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care to mental health consumers

?     Ability to effectively lead a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT)

?     Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with internal and external services

?     Working knowledge of National Mental Health Standards for Mental Health services

?     Ability to work independently

For further information about this position please contact Ann Hamden, Acting PECT Manager 0417383045.

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

Latrobe Regional Hospital is a child safe and equal employment opportunity employer. LRH values our community’s diversity. We are committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and safe service and workplace for everyone who engages with our organisation regardless of race, culture, religion, sexuality, gender identity, age or ability.

LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available to support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent applicants on (03) 5173 8831.

PECT Senior Clinician

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Sebastian Romano - (03) 5173 8000

PECT Senior Clinician