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Stp Registrar Position - Victorian Transcultural Mental Health

Private Company - Vincent, QLD

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JOB DESCRIPTION

JR116908 - STP VTMH-Foundation House

  • Work for one of Australia's leading hospital groups
  • Full time fixed term February 2022 - February 2023

About the Company

St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 7,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department

St Vincent's is proud of its International reputation for delivery of Mental Health Services and the use of the 'Strengths Model' and its principles and includes a 44 bed adult acute inpatient , Continuing Care Teams; a Crisis Assessment Team, a PARC and Community Care Unit as well as state-wide services and support services.

About the Role

Applications are invited for an advanced psychiatry registrar with specific interests in working in developing culturally responsive practices with mental health services as well as providing direct clinical care to survivors of torture and trauma. This is an accredited training position jointly held by Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) and The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture (Foundation House) and supported by St Vincent's Mental Health, funded under the Federal Government's Specialist Training Program.

This position involves working in educational, service development, and consultation services offered by VTMH. It also involves assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental health issues affecting diverse populations at Foundation House and will require working regularly with interpreters. At Foundation House, the registrar will be expected to provide psychological interventions for presentations related to trauma (under supervision) as well as general psychiatric care in an outpatient setting at Foundation House.

In addition to clinical supervision from on-site consultant psychiatrists and joining a multidisciplinary cross-cultural health team, the position is supported by an extensive academic and educational program offered by St Vincent's Mental Health.

There is an expectation that the successful applicant contribute to the on-call roster at St Vincent's Mental Health.

The classification for this position will be HM28 - HM30 ($140,093.20 - $164,538.40pa).

Duties

  • Assess, formulate and develop treatment plan for patients seen by the VTMH or Foundation House under the supervision of the consultant psychiatrist, and for patients admitted to/assessed when on duty at St Vincent's Mental Health.
  • Implement treatment including psychotherapy under the supervision of a psychotherapy supervisor and consultant psychiatrist.
  • All clinical work is to be in the field of psychiatry supervised by the consultant psychiatrist.
  • Liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary team on the delivery of the treatment plan.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor Medicine, Bachelor Surgery or equivalent
  • Registration with the AHPRA or eligibility for general registration
  • Registration as a medication prescriber
  • Commitment to the Values and Health Care Philosophy of SVHM

Benefits

  • Salary Packaging - Increase your take home pay
  • Supportive and welcoming Employee Assistance Program
  • Ability to join Fitness Passport - Your pass to an extensive choice of fitness
  • Access to SVHM Staff Health Centre

Application

  • Please attach your resume and cover letter to your application and provide three referee reports.

Further information please contact: Dr Sue Subasinghe

Director Postgraduate Training Program

Ph: 03 9231 4329

email: sue.subasinghe@svha.org.au

Dr Justin Kuay

Consultant Psychiatrist VTMH

Ph: 03 9231 3315

Email: justin.kuay@svha.org.au

At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. If you would like further information, contact our Indigenous Recruitment Coordinator through our careers page.

SVHA has a duty of care under work health and safety legislation to eliminate and/or control the risk of transmission of vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) in healthcare settings. You are therefore required to comply with the SVHA Staff Health Screening Immunisation Policy, which, depending on the role you perform in the organisation will require you to undergo mandatory immunisations/vaccinations (including flu vaccinations).

All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Check and if required a NDIS Check.

Shortlisting for this position will commence immediately. We encourage you to apply promptly as the advertisement may close early should a suitable applicant be sourced.