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Specialist Psychiatrist


Employer: headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation Ltd
Work Type/s: Casual
Classification/s: Mental Health & Counselling, Youth
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Melbourne

Job posted on: 21 January, 2019.
Applications close: 01 February, 2019. (Expired)

  • Join an innovative and well recognised youth mental health organisation
  • Opportunity to be part of a National Telehealth Service
  • Immediate start available
  • Sessional or flexible hours

Established in 2006, headspace is a well-recognised, national not-for-profit organisation making a difference to the lives of young people aged 12-25 years. headspace enables young people and their families to access information and support through a national network of centres and services, and drives community awareness and education about youth mental health, early intervention and help seeking.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our team in the delivery of telehealth services to headspace and other eligible services across Australia. Our National Telehealth Service facilitates MBS bulk billed psychiatry support via video conference to young people and their families located in rural and regional areas. headspace Telehealth also provides psychiatric specialists for clinical supervision via telehealth to health providers working with young people in rural areas . Your involvement in this program will be supported by an administrative team.

As part of the growth of the National Telehealth Service, we are seeking AHPRA registered general psychiatrists and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists as evidenced by a RANZCP Certificate of Advanced Training, with 5+ years of consulting experience. Furthermore, you will be well-practiced in working with clients in our target age group of 12 to 25 years and working within a multidisciplinary team. Indeed, you will demonstrate expertise in psychiatric assessment and client management and your interpersonal and communication skills will be highly developed, enabling you to maintain productive working relationships with a range of allied health professionals and general practitioners and work effectively via the tele-consulting platform.

In return we offer a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to truly make a difference to young Australians. Practitioners will be engaged as independent contractors, not as employees, and will be remunerated by rebates received through the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Therefore, to be considered for this opportunity you must be eligible for a Medicare Provider Number.

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