DBAMS Clinician – Wagga Wagga

  • Company:
    Murrumbidgee Local Health District
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    5 hours ago
  • Category:
    Physicians

Employment Type : Full Time or Part Time Permanenet
Position Classification : Depending upon qualifications and experience
Remuneration : Depending upon qualifications and experience
Hours Per Week : Various up to 38
Requisition ID : REQ177021 Vaccination Category: A Applications Close: 12 August 2020

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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/

What you will be doing

The role of the Dementia Behaviour and Management Service (DBAMS) is to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers, where the behaviour of the person with dementia impacts on their care. This will be achieved by providing support to improve the capacity of aged care workers, service providers and family/ carers.

The position also involves: the provision of assessment, evidence-based treatment and short-term case management to consumers with moderate to severe behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD); and provide advice to mental health staff and staff of other services in partnership.

Please refer to the Position Description for the essential requirements and full selection criteria. Your application must include a current resume and address all selection criteria.