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February

Paediatric Consultation Liaison (Senior Clinician)

Monash Health - Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION


  • 1.00EFT fixed term, concluding September 2021

  • Part-Time applicants to be considered


About Monash Health


Monash Health is Victoria’s largest public health service. We are proud to provide healthcare to one quarter of Melbourne’s population, across the entire life-span from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern Melbourne, including Monash Medical Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Moorabbin Hospital, Dandenong Hospital, Casey Hospital, Kingston Centre, Cranbourne Centre, and an extensive network of rehabilitation, aged care, community health and mental health facilities.


About Us


The Early in Life Mental Health Services (ELMHS) provides assessment and treatment for infants, children, adolescents, young people and their families. We work with the 0-25 age range in the Southern Region. We provide a comprehensive assessment service and a range of treatment options including inpatient treatment in times of crisis, community (outpatient) treatment, group programs, family therapy and specialist services. We offer a range of therapeutic interventions and systemic interventions for both the client, family and service system.


About the Team


Paediatric Consultation Liaison (Paediatric CL) psychiatry is a team which provides specialist mental health assessments for infants, children and adolescents aged 0 to 18 years old, who are admitted as medical inpatients and needing mental health support and intervention. Paediatric CL provides both consultation and liaison services to a range of medical and surgical teams and a variety of paediatric wards across three main hospital sites, including the new Monash Children's Hospital at Clayton, Monash Medical Centre, Dandenong Hospital and Casey Hospital.


About the Role


The Paediatric Consultation Liaison (CL) Senior Clinician position is a specialist clinical mental health role. The Paediatric CL team provides paediatric consultation and liaison to a variety of paediatric medical teams across the three sites of Monash Health who are seeking psychiatric mental health assessments for the 0-18 age range. The team is now expanding its scope of practice to include the emergency departments at Clayton, Dandenong and Casey. In addition to providing specialist mental health assessments and consultation liaison support to the general paediatric medical wards of the 3 sites of Monash Children's Hospital, the successful candidate will provide crisis assessments and management of presentations of children and young people to the emergency department as well as liaison support to the emergency department staff. The clinician will work as part of the Paediatric CL team under its governance and support and, as such, will have opportunities to work in a variety of medical settings.


We are looking for someone with:


The role of the Senior Mental Health Clinician will suit you if you are interested in working alongside a team of senior clinicians and the consultant psychiatrist. This role is a highly autonomous mental health role which requires the provision of timely intervention and a high level of organisation. You will need to have the capacity to provide systemic containment, education and support predominantly to medical systems of care. Excellent engagement and therapeutic skills are a must.


Experience in the identification and management of a range of mental health issues including eating disorders, somatic symptoms, anxiety, phobias, depression, psychosis and risk issues including suicidal Ideation and self harm is necessary.


Monash Health will offer:



  • Salary packaging

  • Friendly and supportive culture

  • Opportunity to experience various teams

  • On-going supervision and professional development


Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to patient safety and promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace. At Monash Health we are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and work to our six guiding principles.


Applications will only be accepted via the Monash Health online Mercury System – e-mail applications will not be considered.
Existing Monash Health employees should apply using their Monash Health employee account. Please call Recruitment Services on 9265 2776 for assistance.


Offers of employment can only be made once all required probity checks have been completed. These include:



  • reference checks

  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last three months

  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children’s Check (or proof of payment for same)

  • proof of immunisation.


A request to conduct probity checks does not guarantee that an offer of employment will be made.


As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview.

Melbourne, VIC

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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