NSLHD - Psychiatry - Staff Specialist (Unit Clinical Director)



NSLHD - Psychiatry - Staff Specialist (Unit Clinical Director) - Northern Beaches Community Mental Health Service (Apply via eCredential) The Northern Beaches Mental Health Service (NBMHS), Community Mental Health Service's Team based at Brookvale is looking for a Unit Clinical Director (Staff Specialist). Applications are accepted via eCredential only, to apply click here . Position Classification : Staff Specialist Employment Type : Permanent Part Time Hours Per Week : up to 32 Purpose of the position Northern Beaches Community Mental Health Service (NBCMHS) provides a comprehensive range of community mental health services for adult and older people in the Northern Beaches local government area.

NBCMHS includes community mental health care for adult and older people, assertive outreach service and mental health liaison service for Mona Vale Hospital. NBCMHS Clinical Director has responsibility for working with Northern Beaches Hospital to provide seamless clinical care to the community that they respectively serve. The Unit Clinical Director is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of: Senior and junior community medical workforce, clinical governance, clinical quality and safety, clinical key performance indicators, the implementation and evaluation of clinical service plans and models of care, best practice clinical care (including ECT, psychological, psychosocial and pharmacological interventions), system improvements to ensure the highest quality of care and safety for consumers.

The Unit Clinical Director will be allocated 2 sessions for managerial duties (0.2 FTE / 8 hours per week), 5 sessions for structured clinical activities (0.5 FTE / 20 hours per week) and one session for teaching and educational activities (0.

1 FTE / 4 hours per week) as well participate in the after-hours on-call roster. Selection Criteria MBBS or equivalent, currently registered or eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia. Applicants must have Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (RANZCP) or other specialist recognition by the Medical Board of Australia.

Evidence of certification in line with senior administrative experience (such as FRACMA, Masters of Health Administration, or working towards same). Consistently demonstrates behaviours that reinforce the CORE Values of our organisation; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment. Demonstrates these behaviours with all stakeholders; colleagues, direct reports, as well as our patients and consumers, and those that care for them.

Demonstrated experience in working as a senior clinician in acute psychiatry, general hospital psychiatry and community-based and inpatient settings, including experience in working with the relevant NSW legislation (or equivalent legislation in other jurisdictions) and proven ability to work as a leader of a multidisciplinary team across hospital and community settings; proven high performance as an experienced.

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23 May 2020


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