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Specialist in Psychiatry - Neuroimmunology Service (Fractional)

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 63623
  • Category: Senior Medical, Visiting Medical Officer

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory to inpatient and home and community-based services.

About the Department

The Alfred Neuroimmunology clinic was initiated in July of 2021 and is the only service of this nature in Victoria. The objective of the service is to address the unmet needs of patients with rare autoimmune conditions of the central nervous sytem  and complications from CAR (chimeric antigen)-T cell therapy for haematological malignancy, and cancer immunotherapy while building access to clinical trials in these rare disorders.

About the Role

The Neuro-Immunology unit is expanding and are now looking for a Specialist in Psychiatry (Fractional) to join the team as many patients with neuroimmunological conditions have co-existing psychiatric diagnosis or have psychiatric symptoms as part of their neuroimmunogical illness.

This position is for 7 hours per fortnight.

The multidisciplinary Neuroimmunology clinic is scheduled every Thursday afternoon at The Alfred.

Qualifications and Skills Required

Our preferred candidate must possess the following experience and attributes:

  • Be legally qualified practitioners, registered or registrable with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency
  • Fellow of the RANZCP
  • Demonstrable relevant knowledge and experience in Psychiatry
  • Meeting Alfred Health requirements for credentialing and scope of practice in Psychiatry
  • Outstanding communication skills, including well-developed conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to liaise well with other staff at all levels
  • Demonstrated flexibility in problem solving and the capability to develop and sustain highly collaborative relationships with others/ other teams.

Enquiries: Please contact A/Prof Anneke Van Der Walt (Director of MSNI) via email anneke.vanderwalt@monash.edu  or phone 03 9903 0555.

Applications close: Friday, 31 March 2023

Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. This is in accordance with the Vaccination of Health Care Workers (COVID-19) Directions - Health Services. All Alfred Health employees are required to be vaccinated against influenza. This is in accordance with the Mandatory Vaccination of Health Care Workers (Influenza Vaccine) Directions - Health Services Establishments for influenza.

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au