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Psychologist Senior

Queensland Government

About the role The Psychologist (Senior) position provides high level clinical and forensic psychology services to consumers of the High Secure Inpatient Service (HSIS), Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit (SMHRU), and Extended Forensic Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit (EFTRU), as a member of the Psychology Team. This role may be eligible for the Queensland Health Attraction Incentive. See link - Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Scheme About you Our ideal candidate will be someone who can demonstrate the following: Clinical Expertise and Patient Focus Demonstrates high level clinical knowledge and expertise relevant to the delivery of evidence-based clinical psychology services to patients at The Park Centre for Mental Health.

Domains of assessment include cognitive / neuropsychological, emotional, behavioural, personality, psychopathology, and offending / risk, involving the application of standardised psychology tools as well as high level clinical judgement. Implementation and evaluation of psychological therapies and interventions for adult forensic mental health inpatients, based on solid psychological assessment and formulation. Communication and Team Participation Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills in providing patients with a high standard of care.

Demonstrates ability to provide a high standard of effective verbal and written communication in multidisciplinary teams. Timely and accurate completion of clinical documentation of assessments and interventions, including chart entries, database entries, and psychology reports. Professional Development Proactively develops and demonstrates commitment to learning and skill diversification.

Actively contributes to a learning environment through clinical supervision, mentoring, and skill sharing. Identifies opportunities for quality improvement and research, and actively contributes to same. Work Values Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and respect for all patients, carers, and staff.

Demonstrates knowledge of and practices within relevant professional and ethical guidelines. Mandatory Requirements: Vaccinated against, and remain vaccinated against, certain vaccine preventable diseases (VPD) as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO. 01/16 Vaccinated against COVID-19 as outlined in the Health Employment Directive NO.

12/21and the Queensland Health Human Resources Policy B70. About West Moreton Health West Moreton Health is one of the most rapidly evolving health services in the south east corner, with a community growth expected to almost double to more than 588,000 by 2036. Our vision is for a robust hospital and health service that includes fit-for-purpose spaces, interconnected buildings, multi-disciplinary health services, research, education and community partnerships.

To read more on how West Moreton Health are committed to transforming and optimising our care, to meet the health care needs of our growing and diverse community - Follow this l.


Date27 August 2023

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type Full Time

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