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June

2022 Neuropsychiatry Psychiatric Registrar Program

Melbourne Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About The Roles:


The Neuropsychiatry Unit, based at the John Cade Building of the Royal Melbourne Hospital is a Victorian tertiary assessment service that has provided expert and multidisciplinary diagnostic assessments for patients with complex neuropsychiatric conditions for over three decades. The unit is involved in a range of world-leading research endeavors, innovative educational programs, and training of mental health clinicians to meet the future specialized mental health needs of the community. We are currently recruiting to four training positions commencing in 2022:



Neuropsychiatry In-Patient Registrar


Major components of this role includes participation in triaging of all new referrals to the service and in conjunction with the specialised multi-disciplinary team provide clinical expertise and diagnostic clarification for patients with complex presentations ranging across psychiatry, neurology and general medicine including;



  • Organic mental disorders

  • Early onset and atypical dementia

  • Huntington’s disease

  • Epilepsy

  • Neurodegenerative conditions

  • Neuroimaging in mental illness

  • Chronic psychotic disorders

  • Movement disorders


Younger Onset Dementia (YOD) Registrar


YOD is a core focus of the neuropsychiatry service. The successful applicant will work within the multi-disciplinary team providing regular tertiary review and targeted interventions for younger people with dementia. Collaboration with key stakeholders (Alzheimer’s Australia, Huntington’s Disease Association & Victorian Genetic Health Services) is another key component of this role. This includes participation in clinical consultation services nationally as well as provision of lecture series and workshops for medical under and post-graduate training. This position also provides an ample opportunity to pursue research interests as well exposure to general neuropsychiatric conditions.



Neuropsychiatry Epilepsy Fellow


This position is a joint position, half funded as a Neuropsychiatry trainee and half funded as an Epilepsy fellow in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, The registrar in this position provides neuropsychiatry consultation to the video telemetry unit and general hospital. This configuration has been previously recognized by the RANZCP as an appropriate full time Advanced Training post (Consultation Liaison or Generalist).


Applications close:



Interviews: will be undertaken at the Royal Melbourne Hospital in the first half of August (face to face preferred but teleconference possible) and job offers made by the end of August.



For further information please contact:



Professor Dennis Velakoulis: dennis.velakoulis@mh.org.au



Why Melbourne Health?
Melbourne Health is a values based organisation. A career with us is a rewarding experience, offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement. We also offer:
• Salary Packaging
• Reward & Recognition Programs
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; staff gym, staff health service, peer support program and EAP
• Discounted Staff Parking

At Melbourne Health we are committed to Aboriginal employment and encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. Karreeta (grow) Yirramboi (tomorrow). We value a diverse workforce and encourage applications from all culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Melbourne Health is an award winning health care service and is Victoria’s second largest public health service. We provide comprehensive acute, sub-acute, general, specialist medical and mental health services through both inpatient and community based facilities through the following services: The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Royal Park Campus, NorthWestern Mental Health, RMH Kidney Care Service and Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory police records check. Successful applicants will be required to provide a record of Immune Status to vaccine preventable diseases or evidence of an immunisation assessment prior to commencement.

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Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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