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Senior Medical Practitioner - Urgent Mental Health Care Centre

Neami National

We support individuals living with mental health challenges to achieve outcomes they value.

About the Role

  • Full-Time Permanent Position
  • Pay range $120 - $150 per hour + Superannuation
  • Salary Packaging arrangements providing tax benefits available for living and entertainment expenses increasing your take home income where part of your wage is paid tax free each pay, savings thousands in tax each year
  • Location: Urgent Mental Health Care Centre, SA.

About Neami National

Neami National is a community mental health service supporting people living with mental illness to improve their health, live independently and pursue a life based on their own strengths, values and goals. We have been providing mental health support for over 30 years. We were founded on an alliance between professionals, individuals, and their families. Collaborative recovery remains at the heart of who we are today.

About Your New Role

As the Senior Medical Practitioner, you will provide medical care to guests in collaboration with the team inclusive of mental health clinicians, nurse practitioners, mental health registered nurses, peer support workers and consultant psychiatrist. The primary responsibilities of the Senior Medical Practitioner are to provide assessments of the guest, ensuring communication and decision-making within the multi-disciplinary team, and to provide the care and delivery of coordinated diagnosis, management and exit-planning with the guest.

What will Neami offer in return?

  • Professional development through regular Practice Development sessions and coaching with your supervisor, with access to discipline specific external supervision
  • Ongoing extensive in-house Learning and Development Programs to encourage learning and skill-building
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) through Benestar - access a holistic health and wellness offering of supports and resources to Neami staff and their immediate family
  • Work flexibility arrangements available for maintaining your work-life balance

What will you bring to the role?

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Authority as a Medical Officer with a current annual practicing certificate
  • Fellowship or membership of the appropriate College or Association within Australia as recognised by the Australian Medical Council (AMC) including maintenance of CPD and good standing as required by AHPRA for the maintenance of Specialist Registration
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate prior to contract offer
  • Experience in practicing medicine, this may include rotations undertaken as a medical student.

What the role requires:

  • National Criminal History Check (Police check) – disclosable outcomes considered
  • Current Working with Children Check required before commencement of work
  • Current Drivers licence
  • Australian Working Rights
  • Current AHPRA Registration
  • As part of Neami’s condition of employment you will need to provide appropriate evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (having received three doses) to Neami National

How to apply:

The terms and conditions of the role are listed in the attached position description. If you have any further questions not addressed in the advertising words or position description, please contact:

Lainey Reynolds | Acting Clinical Service Manager | [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Medical Practitioner - Urgent Mental Health Care Centre enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Be Yourself - Neami values and celebrates diversity including multidisciplinary teams and the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, people with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that is accessible, inclusive and reflects the community in which we live.

A position description is attached.

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