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Position Details
Reference Number 430885
Position Title Staff Specialist Psychiatrist, Eating Disorders 0.7fte - Temp P/T
Employment Status Temporary Part Time (up to 21/09/2019)
Entity Sydney Local Health District
Geographical Location RPA
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialist
Hours per Week 28
Number of FTE 0.70
Purpose of Position

Provide clinical management and treatment of patients in a SLHD facility under your care. This care will be provided within the scope of practice granted by the SLHD Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee.




The SLHD vision is “To Achieve Excellence in Health and Healthcare for All”.  This embeds concepts of patient and family centred care, equity, health improvement, timeliness and efficiency, recognising that evidence-based service delivery requires highly skilled and valued staff supported by research, education and state-of-the-art technologies.


The SLHD goals focus on patients, staff, community and the need for excellence in services, education, research and organisational support. Central to the District’s workplace culture are the “CORE Values” articulated by the NSW Ministry of Health in our Code of Conduct. As an employee of SLHD you will be expected to uphold and promote these important CORE Values of Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment which inform every aspect of the District’s activities. These CORE values build upon the public sector values of integrity, trust, service and accountability.


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SLHD is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply for all internal and externally advertised positions.  If you require assistance, please advise the contact person at the time of your application.





This twelve month temporary staff specialist position will provide consultant input to the Peter Beumont Eating Disorders Service, principally on the Peter Beumont Unit at Professor Marie Bashir Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, a 9 bed unit providing tertiary inpatient care for eating disorders patients, alongside the Director Of Eating Disorders. The Eating Disorders Service also comprises intake, day program, ambulatory and outreach services.

Selection Criteria
Current medical practitioner, registered, or eligible for registration, with AHPRA and Fellow of the relevant specialist medical college RANZCP and/or other specialist recognition as provided under the Staff Specialist (State) Award

Demonstrated current clinical practice of a high standard and ability to adapt clinical practice in accordance with contemporary evidence based best practice

Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement, patient safety and risk management

Demonstrated participation in teaching and training at undergraduate and/or post graduate level, including supervision of junior medical staff

Demonstrated commitment to continuing self-education and development, including evidence of participation in continuing medical education / continuing professional development

Demonstrated ability to comply with the service objectives of public health org, including the provision of services to local community, effective utilisation of resources, preparedness to participate in provision of health services at Area level, if credentialed

Preparedness to participate in any on-call service, including on-call rosters already existing or established, if requested and credentialed

Evidence of ability to work cooperatively with other staff and practitioners and in a multidisciplinary health care team
This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check
Contact Person Dr Andrew McDonald
Contact Number 97678683
Closing Date 17/08/2018
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view