2018 Psychiatry Registrars/ Medical Officers

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Contract/Temp
Reference: MMH 43
Mercy Mental Health are seeking experienced and innovative Medical Officers and Registrars (unaccredited) to join their team. Multiple opportunities available with flexible start dates. All enquiries welcome

Mercy Mental Health, a provider of Public Adult Mental Health Services for the southwest metropolitan area in Melbourne is seeking experienced Medical Officers and Registrars with well-developed communication skills to provide psychiatric assessment and treatment to clients of the Mercy Mental Health Services.

• Full time fixed term 12 month contracts (to be extended by mutual agreement)
• Positions vacant at various Mercy Mental Health sites (see further information below)
• Roles involve a range of duties including the psychiatric assessment and treatment of patients admitted to the inpatient units and patients treated in the community
• Quality supervision and professional development opportunities.
• Experience in adult mental health service provision is essential to these roles.

• Registration as a Medical Practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
• High standards of practice with an understanding and commitment to consumer and carer focussed service
• Ability to work flexibly within the Public Mental Health service system
• Prior experience working in the Public Mental Health Service system will be of benefit

Mercy Mental Health is a division of Mercy Health and provides a comprehensive range of psychiatric adult services to the cities of Maribyrnong, Wyndham and Hobson's Bay. Clinical care is provided via 2 acute in–patient units, a residential community care unit, a crisis assessment and treatment team, a prevention & recovery care unit and integrated community mental health teams. Acute Psychiatric support is provided in the emergency departments at the Werribee Mercy Hospital and the Footscray Hospital.

Mercy Health is a Catholic organisation employing over 8500 people who provide compassionate and holistic care through our acute hospitals, aged care facilities, mental health programs, palliative and respite services, maternity and women’s health services, early parenting services and home care services.

Mercy Health is proud to be recognised as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the WGEA.

• Values driven culture
• Salary packaging benefits
• Leadership Capability Framework to support your career progression and development
• Camp Australia School Holiday Program
• Thrive @ Mercy – our health & wellbeing hub supporting you to be the best you can be
• Stepping Stones – our flexibility framework supporting your growth and work life balance
• Fully funded childcare referral service

To find out more about these exciting initiatives, please visit Mercy Health Careers homepage (http://careers.mercy.com.au/)

At Mercy Health we pride ourselves on embracing diversity and foster an inclusive culture where individual differences are respected and celebrated. We encourage applications from people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

To be the successful candidate you must meet the position requirements as well as provide a current Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

Enquiries to: A/Prof Dean Stevenson, Clinical Services Director, Mental Health Services (03) 9928 7483 or pmckay@mercy.com.au
Quote Ref No: MMH 43
Applications Close: Friday 11 May 2018