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Specialist in Psychiatry - Women's Mental Health

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Positions2 Positions
  • Published At:5 days ago
  • Job no: 66171
  • Category: Senior Medical, Full Time Specialist

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

Alfred Health provides comprehensive specialist physical and mental healthcare to residents of Melbourne’s inner south, in addition to a range of state-wide services. Alfred Health is a leader in delivery of high-quality healthcare, research and training.

Alfred Mental & Addiction Health (AMAH) has a reputation for excellence and innovation in service delivery.

Alfred Health offers a Specialist Women’s Mental Health Centre (SWMHC) in partnership with Ramsay Health & Goulburn Valley Health, located at 2 sites:  Ramsay Clinic- Albert Road (30 beds or bed equivalents [B/BE]) and Shepparton Private Hospital (5 B/BEs). The unit provides a state-wide comprehensive specialist service for women and those who identify as women experiencing severe mental ill-health. Our care is trauma-informed and wellness-focused.

You can read more about the SWMHC here [ABC Article] and here (Premier announcement).  

About the Role

Applications are invited for Specialists in Psychiatry at Alfred Health. We are currently recruiting various positions (Full Time and Fractional) including a 0.5/0.5 split job between the Alfred IPU and the SWMHS inpatient unit.

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.

Join our team and be part of this once-in-a-generation opportunity to make mental healthcare better for all.

Enquiries: Dr Jennifer Babb, Director, Statewide Services - AMAH via email [email protected]

Applications close: Sunday, 8th October 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.

In accordance with the Health Minister's Covid-19 Mandatory Vaccination Order, all Alfred Health employees are required to be fully vaccinated (3 doses) for COVID-19 or hold an acceptable medical exemption. Furthermore, in accordance with the Health Services Amendment (Mandatory Vaccination of Healthcare Workers) Act 2020, health care workers in Category A or B roles (as determined by the department’s risk ratings) are required to be vaccinated against influenza or hold an acceptable medical exemption. 

Website: www.alfredhealth.org.au

  • Published on 27 Sep 2023, 5:28 AM