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Addiction Psychiatry Registrar August 2021

Eastern Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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Psychiatry Registrar - Advanced Trainee - Addiction Medicine #DOCSGOEAST

Turning Point

Full Time, Fixed Term - 86 hours per fortnight 

For a great place to learn and work DOCS GO EAST!

  • Diverse and engaging career opportunities

  • Friendly & supportive team

  • Flexible working hours

  • Salary packaging options

  • Career progression in our teaching hospitals

The Turning Point Advanced Trainee in Addiction Psychiatry position is a supervised fully RANZCP accredited registrar position across Turning Point's Eastern region and Statewide Treatment Services, open to RANZCP trainees wishing to gain skills in, or complete requirements for, the College's Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry.

The successful applicant will gain experience in managing alcohol and other drug use disorders within Turning Point's large multidisciplinary clinical team comprising psychologists, nurses and other clinicians who provide intake and assessment, care coordination, brief interventions, inpatient consultation-liaison, counselling and outpatient withdrawal. In addition to its excellent treatment services, Turning Point is unique in having strong and active workforce development and research directorates, with opportunities for the successful applicant to contribute to training and translational clinical research.

The role will grow the registrar to be an integral part of Turning Point's team, providing addiction psychiatry leadership and expertise across addiction medicine, mental health and dual diagnosis fields with structured supervision from staff addiction psychiatrists and addiction medicine physicians.

In addition to clinical care, the registrar will be able to attend and chair multidisciplinary team meetings. There will be opportunity to provide group psychoeducation in our residential detoxification unit, in addition to a range of other clinical experiences including management of pain and addiction, medical complications of substance use (such as gastroenterological and neurological disorders) and ante- and post-natal care of special needs women.

Eastern Health is the largest public health provider in the eastern suburbs, providing a comprehensive range of high quality acute, sub-acute, palliative care, mental health, drug and alcohol, residential care and community health services to people and communities that are diverse in culture, age, socio-economic status, population and healthcare needs.

The focus of the position will be Turning Point's Box Hill and Richmond sites. There may also be opportunity to work across Eastern Health many other locations, including Angliss, Healesville and Maroondah Hospitals, Peter James Centre, Wantirna Health, Yarra Ranges Health and Yarra Valley Community Health.

Addiction psychiatry is a very high demand and exciting field with a broad range of opportunities for employment at consultant level.

If you have the ability and drive to work in this ever growing frontier of psychiatry, take hold of this opportunity and apply today!

For full details refer to the attached Position Description.

For any queries please contact the Manager directly.

You must have the right to permanently live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

Recruitment agency applications will not be accepted.

Eastern Health offers a variety of fantastic Employee Benefits, view the extensive range here!

Eastern Health Values: Kindness, Respect, Excellence, Agility & Humility.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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