Staff Specialist – Adult Psychiatrist position in SE Sydney



The Integrated Adult Mental Health Service in SE Sydney is looking for an enthusiastic full-time Consultant Psychiatrist interested in joining their friendly and professional group of psychiatrists. You will be based in Kogarah, a vibrant and culturally diverse part of the South Eastern Sydney Local Health District. You will be working between our 28-bed inpatient unit or 6-bed Psychiatric Emergency Centre and community teams providing assessment and treatment of adult patients and clinical leadership to inpatient and outpatient multidisciplinary teams.

The psychiatric services promote safe and evidence based practice and encourage further education through joining our peer group and attending weekly Journal clubs, General Hospital Grand Rounds, seminars and conferences. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in research, service development or quality improvement projects. Your role will include teaching and supervision of psychiatry registrars and students and you will have an opportunity to join UNSW Psychiatry Conjoint Academic staff.

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing. Selection Criteria Registration or eligible for registration with Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA). Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and/or equivalent specialist recognition as provided for by the Health Insurance Act 1973 and the relevant Award/Determination Evidence of continuing medical education and self-monitoring/audit practices consistent with the scope of practice requirements of the position.

Proven capacity and/or experience in the provision of effective high quality service in the specialty, demonstrated through successful clinical practice in an environment appropriate to the requirements of the position including evidence of participation in quality improvement activities relevant to the specialty. Demonstrated commitment to teaching with experience in teaching both undergraduate and post graduate students and other staff of the hospital. Demonstrate the skills and attitudes appropriate as a senior Medical Practitioner including modelling a high standard of professional behaviour to junior medical staff.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health services colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff and to work as an effectiv.

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17 Sep 2019


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