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Mhecs Clinician - Wagga Wagga

NSW Government - Mount Murray, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION


Employment Type
: Full Time, Part Time or Casual
Position Classification: Dependent upon qualifications & experience
Remuneration: Dependent upon qualifications & experience
Hours per Week: Various up to 38
Requisition ID: REQ235066
Vaccination Category: A
Applications Close: 29 June 2021

Support from experienced health professionals

  • Generous Salary Packaging options + rural and remote incentives
  • Corporate health and fitness program - Fitness Passport
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Affordable housing with remarkable commute times to our picturesque communities
  • Genuine welcoming and supportive staff and communities with a lifestyle second to none!

Where you will be working

Known for our innovative consumer focused models of care which are designed for the rural and regional population we serve, our Mental Health teams provide critical services within acute, sub-acute and community settings throughout the Murrumbidgee Local Health District.

As a member of our team you will have the opportunity to work within talented multidisciplinary environments, have excellent support with ongoing development and access to key technologies connecting you with colleagues and consumers based throughout the District.
 

Our multidisciplinary teams provide career paths for both nursing and allied health staff, new graduates and established professionals. We are committed to providing safe, effective, quality care through listening to consumers and continually exploring ways to do it better.

To learn more about life in Wagga Wagga please visit: https://visitwagga.com/
 

About the Opportunity

The Mental Health Emergency Consultation and Support (MHECS) Clinician is part of a multidisciplinary team. The MHECS Clinician is responsible for coordinating and delivering emergency mental health consultations, assessments and support services to persons (including their family, and/or carers) who are experiencing acute mental health crisis in the MLHD. The MHECS Clinician together with the on-call consultant psychiatrist develop a plan to assist, support and guide the emergency department clinicians in 32 hospitals across MLHD in managing mental health consumers risk, medications and plans for ongoing care. 
The MHECS Clinician is an experienced clinician who possesses extensive specialist knowledge within mental health. They have advanced reasoning skills and operate autonomously with minimum direct clinical supervision. They are able to apply professional knowledge and judgement when performing novel, complex or critical tasks. Staff at this level are expected to exercise independent professional judgement when required in solving problems and managing cases where principles, procedures, techniques and methods require expansion, adaptation or modification.

The MHECS Clinician will demonstrate the ability to act as a professional role model, delivering a high level capacity for patient advocacy and cost benefit practice while demonstrating the ability to act as a change agent. They will provide effective clinical leadership and the ability to practice as an autonomous professional and the capacity to work within a multidisciplinary team environment. The MHECS Clinician will assist in allocating workloads and work through complex mental health presentations with other clinicians providing the best possible outcomes.
 

To learn more about the role and responsibilities and pre-employment checks required, please review the Position Description
 

Interested? Get in touch today by either applying directly or contacting Paul Craft on [email protected]. Please note, your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.
 

MLHD is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Aboriginal People and people from racial, ethnic or ethno-religious minority groups and people with disability.

Mount Murray, NSW

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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