Permanent 1.0Fte & 0.9Fte Staff Specialist - Mental Health Services, Acute AdultPsychiatry - Blacktown Hospital | Apply Via Ecredential
Blacktown Hospital Permanent 1.0FTE & 0.9FTE Staff Specialist positions
Mental Health Services, Acute Adult Psychiatry
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Applications are invited from suitably qualified medical practitioners for the above position in the Western Sydney Local Health District. This positon is expected to be based within Western Sydney Local Health District at Blacktown Hospital, but as agreed with the Director of Clinical Services MH in any other part of the Mental Health Service. The position will be primarily located at Blacktown Hospital in the Acute inpatient services, community services within the Western Sydney Local Health District.
There are 2 positions available within the Blacktown Mental Health Services, a 1.0FTE Staff Specialist and a 0.9FTE Staff Specialist.
The position essentially provides secondary and tertiary level consultations and management of complex mental health patients including co-morbid diagnosis. There are a comprehensive range of treatment programs and areas of active research Western Sydney Local Health District. This position is expected to support provision of medical input for indigenous population with Mental Health issues.
Successful applicants will be expected to take part in planning and service development as well as having training responsibilities.
Successful applicants will be working in a motivated and highly rewarding position within a well-established senior team, supported through high quality supervision and training. There are opportunities for supervision, consultation, presentations and innovative research as part of the role. Successful applicants will be expected to provide admitting, consultative, procedural, outpatient and on call services within the speciality as determined and required by the District.
Applicants expecting to be awarded their Fellowship within three months, may be considered. If successful, the applicant may not be subsequently eligible to commence their appointment until after the relevant qualifications and requirements are formally completed.
Successful applicants may be offered a conjoint university appointment within the Faculty of Medicine at the relevant University attached to each facility. The level of academic appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and scholarship and will be held only during the tenure of the WSLHD appointment. No remuneration is attached to the University appointment. The appointee will be responsible to the University for academic matters and to the Health Service for clinical matters.
Conditions of appointment are in accordance with the Staff Specialists (State) Award.