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An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as part of a dynamic multidisciplinary team at The Hills Private Hospital on a full time basis.

 

Seeking motivated & innovative Mental Health clinicians to join our growing service!

 

We are currently looking for a full time Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist to join our team, a keen interest in recovery from addiction, and experience in this area is desired.

 

This role will be expansive to both our inpatient and day programs and is a great opportunity for somebody who values a multidisciplinary team approach to person centred, recovery focussed, and trauma informed care in Mental Health.

 

Competitive rates of pay can be expected.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides evidence-based psychological services for adults presenting with a range of psychiatric disorders accessing inpatient and outpatient therapeutic programs of THPH
  • Provides individual, group and telephone based psychological services
  • Participates in intake and triage duties associated with potential patients and their families of THPH
  • Participates in daily Handover and Multidisciplinary Clinical Reviews to encourage continuity of care between the Nursing and Allied Health departments in the provision of clinical services to patients
  • Provides consultancy to other members of the multidisciplinary team of THPH e.g. Psychiatrists, Registrars, Nurses etc
  • Maximises the efficacy of the clinical services through the development of productive and professional relationships with Psychiatrists, General Practitioners and other referral sources
  • Contributes to the formal strategic planning processes associated with the Allied Health Team, Mental Health Unit and THPH
  • Provides input into the identification, development, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic programs ensuring that they are current and congruent with patient needs including patient meal supervision.
  • Demonstrates awareness of admission and discharge criteria for therapeutic programs as directed by Health Funds and associated bodies and undertakes to comply with the completion of relevant documentation e.g. Health Fund Claim Form
  • Complies with APS Code of Ethics and Ethical Guidelines and the Australians Health Practitioner Regulation Agency / NSW Psychologists Registration Boards Code of Professional Conduct
  • Complies with the Psychologists Act 2001; Mental Health Act 2007; and The Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
  • Attends group supervision on a regular basis

 

The Windsor Road Private Clinic is a 19 bed Inpatient and Day Program Service located within The Hills Private Hospital. Underpinned by CBT, our inpatient program adopts a holistic approach to recovery from sub-acute mental health presentations and Drug and Alcohol addiction.

  

 

Selection Criteria (Essential):

  • Relevant degree qualifications
  • Current full registration with AHPRA
  • Previous experience working on an inpatient mental health unit
  • Experience facilitating group therapy sessions
  • Sound clinical judgement and clinical reasoning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Superior time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrable understanding of risk in inpatient and outpatient mental health settings
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Experience working in addiction services

Selection Criteria (Desired)

  • Experience in completing HONOS assessments
  • Demonstrable understanding of the mental state examination and experience in working with this.
 
Applications Close: Friday 3 August 2018
 
Further Enquiries: Grant Howley - Nurse Unit Manager,

 

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