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Position Details
Reference Number 431360
Position Title Staff Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Employment Status Permanent Full Time
Entity Hunter New England Local Health District
Geographical Location , Newcastle
Advertised Award/Classification Staff Specialist (State) Award
Salary
Number of FTE 1.00
Purpose of Position

 

Provide clinical management and treatment of CAMHS patients within the scope of practice granted by the Hunter New England Health (HNEH) Medical and Dental Appointments Advisory Committee. The role includes:

  • Admitting, consultative, diagnostic, treatment, outpatient, inpatient and on call specialty services as determined and required by HNEH.
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and supervision.
  • Participation in quality activities, professional development and continuing education
 

Staff Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Hunter Valley Unit Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

Hunter Valley, NSW Australia

Permanent Full Time 1.0FTE $234,556 p.a.

 

We are looking for an experienced consultant to provide clinical management and treatment of CAMHS patients. Candidates must have Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialist’s State Award.

 

About you

The ideal candidate will be looking for an opportunity to:

  • Provide clinical services to inpatient and on call specialty services as required by Hunter New England Local Health District (HNELHD)
  • Provide undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research and supervision
  • Participate in quality activities, professional development and continuing education

 

About the service

CAMHS is a Hunter region provider for mental health services for identified young people (0-17 years) in the public sector. CAMHS provides a range of specialist mental health services in both community and inpatient settings with a view to optimising mental health outcomes.

 

HNELHD is recognised as a leader and innovator in the health care industry. We recognise that working together in a values based organisation with a focus on "excellence - every patient, every time" supports us in achieving improved outcomes for our employees and the community.

 

About the area

Newcastle is located two hours North of Sydney, NSW and is a modern city that also boasts a rich heritage and stunning coastline. The Hunter Valley region is home to over 680,000 people and is a major tourist destination in NSW with a range of activities on offer. There are excellent educational facilities, sporting, recreational and lifestyle options on offer – find out more by clicking on the link below

http://www.visitnewcastle.com.au/living-here

 

 

Enquiries:

Dr Brendan Flynn, Director Medical Services, Mental Health Hunter New England

Ph: +61 (0)2 4033 5160 email: brendan.flynn@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

 

Applications and Information:

Jessica Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant

Ph: +61 (0)2 6767 7063 email: jessica.glover@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

Selection Criteria Senior Medical Officer with current Authority to Practice with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA). Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent as provided for in the Staff Specialist’s State Award.

Advanced Certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or equivalent appropriate experience in the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Applications will be considered from candidates who will meet these criteria within the next six months.

Demonstrated ability to provide high quality compassionate medical care as evidenced by recent practice experience in working congenially and collaboratively as both a leader and member of a multidisciplinary team, and as a provider of services that engender high levels of patient satisfaction and experience.

Demonstrated ability to work with teams to support and optimise their capacity to deliver services.

Demonstrated ability to actively seek out improvements to service delivery, initiating change and consulting with those affected by the changes; allocating resources and proactively managing potential conflicts.

Demonstrated capacity of maintaining knowledge of legal, regulatory, market and technological developments and anticipating the impact on business areas and plans accordingly.

Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and research (including experience with clinical research/clinical trials).
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 Brendan Flynn
Contact Number 0240335160
Contact Email Brendan.Flynn@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Closing Date 24/01/2019
Supporting Documents
Position Description click here to view
Application Guide click here to view