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Lead a successful multidisciplinary team within the ED and general hospital setting

  • Emergency Psychiatric Services and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
  • Get your foor in the door with Victoria's largest public health service
  • Fantastic location within the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne

The Position

As the Clinical Lead within the Emergency Psychiatric Services and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, you will be responsible for the clinical governance framework and safe clinical care provision for patients and their families in the ED and general hospital. In-reach into the ED also provides services to an exciting Victorian Government initiative. This hospital is one of six sites in Victoria to host an Alcohol and Other Drugs Hub within the ED to facilitate the provision of services in a crisis situation. The Psychiatric service includes award-winning specialist psychological services, and it is their multidisciplinary follow-up approach which makes this an innovative and effective service to lead. You will enjoy salary packaging opportunities, onsite staff parking and gym, discounted banking, as well as access to professional development courses and seminars.

The Hospital

You will be joining Victoria’s largest public health service, providing healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population. This impressive organisation if made up of 7 public hospitals, 21 community health sites, 5 aged care facilities, and has university affiliated international research and tertiary education. The Consultant positions are well-supported by more than 900 Junior Medical Staff, across 200 medical specialities. The service is dedicated to improving the health of the community with a focus on prevention and early intervention, community-based treatment and rehabilitation as well as research, education and teaching the next generation of healthcare professionals. The Mental Health Services provide a range of community, bed-based and specialist services across a population of almost one million, with an operational budget of $130 million.

The Location

Based in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, you will enjoy living in this popular region ranked the world’s most liveable city for seven consecutive years (2011-2017). You will experience diverse and multicultural communities with a fantastic café and dining scene to indulge in. You won’t be short of activities with year-round entertainment including major cultural events and festivals, sporting events as well as an abundance of shopping options including specialty boutiques. The broader region boasts wonderful natural features and amazing wildlife with close access to beaches, mountains, rural farms and zoos.

Essential Criteria

To be eligible for this role you must hold Specialist registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

Take on a challenging opportunity with a leading healthcare provider, close to Melbourne’s vibrant CBD - Get in touch today for further details.