- Job posted on: 19th May 2020
- Applications close:
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent's Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.
St. Vincent's Mental Health (SVMH) includes an adult area mental health service for the inner city areas of Yarra and Boroondara. The adult mental health service components are: the Footbridge Community Care Unit (CCU), the 44 bed Acute Inpatient Service (AIS) located on the St. Vincent's Hospital site, and two community mental health services (CMHS) at Hawthorn and East Melbourne (Clarendon CMHS).
Community mental health services comprise the Triage and Crisis assessment and Treatment (CAT) service , Continuing Care (CCT), Mobile Support and Treatment (MST) and Homeless Outreach (CHOPS) services. The adult prevention and recovery care (PARC) service provides a short-term, intensive residential service with a recovery focus. A Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry Service is provided to the health service. NEXUS Dual Diagnosis Service, the Body Image and Eating Disorders Assessment and Treatment Service (BETRS) and NEVIL Training Cluster are regional services. Statewide services are the Victorian Dual Disability Service, the Victorian Transcultural Psychiatry Unit and Dual Diagnosis Education and Training Unit.
The AIS includes 5 beds designated as the Koori State-wide Inpatient Service and linked to the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service. The Primary Intervention and Care Team (PICT) provide a primary mental health service function for general practitioners, encompassing Hospital Outreach Post Suicide Attempt Engagement (HOPE) program.
Applications are sought from appropriately qualified consultant psychiatrists with Fellowship of the RANZCP with the ability to provide clinical leadership in a multi-disciplinary psychiatric service.
Classifications for this position will range from HN15 - HN59
The Director Postgraduate Medical Education role encompasses the following:
The successful candidate will be required to fulfil all St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne Credentialing requirements before commencing in the position.
All appointments are made subject to the candidate providing a current satisfactory National Police Certificate conducted by The Victoria Police.
Associate Professor Peter Bosanac
Director Clinical Services
St Vincent's Mental Health
Ph: (03) 9231 4329
At SVHM we acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcoming, safe, equitable and inclusive for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Employees and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.