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Staff Specialist

Tasmanian Government - Hobart, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Staff Specialist - Consultant Psychiatrist (523444)

Department of Health
Community, Mental Health & Wellbeing
CMHW - MH & Statewide Services

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 06 June, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details

Applications close:
Sunday 6 June, 2021 11:55 PM AEST

Award/Classification:
Specialist Med Pract Lvl 1


Salary:
as per Award

Employment Type:
Full Time

Region:
South

Location:
Psychiatry RHH

State-wide Mental Health Services is a leader and innovator for a unique corner of the health care industry. We provide a comprehensive suite of services across the areas of mental health, alcohol and drugs, forensic mental health and correctional primary health.

All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved outcomes for our consumers, our workforce and the Tasmanian community.

The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine. The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state.


Salary

A remuneration package comprising the Agreement base salary, relevant allowances and other entitlements will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependent on clinical experience and seniority.


Classification

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1 to Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 in accordance with the Salaried Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Agreement 2019

  • Access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Levels 1, 2 and 3 as described in the Medical Practitioners (Public Sector) Award.


Award

Medical Practitioners (Tasmanian State Service) Award


Period of Employment

Permanent full-time day work (with on-call), working 76 hours per fortnight.


Location

At the Royal Hobart Hospital and associated facilities, including the Emergency Department and Mental Health Short Stay Unit (MHSSU).


Duties

As part of a multidisciplinary Mental Health Service delivering high quality mental health care and in accordance with Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Staff Specialist - Consultant Psychiatrist:

  • Provides a comprehensive general adult Consultation-Liaison (CL) psychiatric service in the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) and associated facilities, including the Emergency Department (ED) and the Mental Health Short Stay Unit (MHSSU).
  • Acts as a consultant to mental health professionals, and health service providers including RHH medical staff, general practitioners and other agencies, with regard to the assessment and management of individuals with mental health disorders.
  • Undertakes supervisory responsibilities with psychiatric registrars and other medical staff as required and appropriate.


Essential Requirements

Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer of any new criminal convictions and/or if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check


Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.


What do I submit with my application?

Please ensure your application includes:

  • A current CV
  • A statement addressing the selection criteria
  • Qualifications

How do I submit my application?



Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

You will be prompted to complete an online application form, complete/upload your selection criteria responses and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

Important information


The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.

To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted by an Agency on behalf of an applicant will be considered.

For more information contact

Dr Lennie Woo
Clinical Director - Adult Mental Health Services
Phone: (03) 6166 8308
Email: lennie.woo@ths.tas.gov.au

Better health and quality of life around Tasmania.
Visit us at www.ths.tas.gov.au

Hobart, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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