Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist – Psychiatry

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Metro North Hospital and Health Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:

Oversee high quality psychiatric services and provide clinical leadership within a multi-disciplinary clinical team. Provide a service for the clinical care and treatment, administrative and educational services to consumers and staff in the Metro North Hospital and Health Service.

  • Job Type: Permanent,Temporary
  • Position Type: Full-time,Part-time
  • Location: Brisbane – North
  • Contact Name: Robyn Bray
  • Contact Number:
  • Closing Date: 12-FEB-21

Metro North is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland and Metro North Mental Health (MNMH) services are provided across the age spectrum including perinatal, child and adolescent, adult and older persons. All five public hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH), The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH), Caboolture Hospital, Redcliffe Hospital and Kilcoy Hospital – provide emergency response assessment in a crisis situation and are linked to specialist mental health and alcohol and other drugs services for assessment and care. Dedicated mental health acute inpatient services are at the RBWH, TPCH and Caboolture Hospital with 192 acute adult inpatient beds, 10 sub-acute adult, 6 sub-acute youth, 12 adolescent, 40 Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation, ND 60 Community Care beds. Community services are delivered from facilities in Brisbane City, Fortitude Valley, Herston, Nundah, Chermside, Strathpine, Caboolture and Redcliffe with outreach services to Kilcoy.

MNMH is a leader in clinical care, education and research and aims to prioritise training for all mental health disciplines is a priority. Across MNMH there are over 50 consultants currently working within a strong collegial setting and joint medical appointments and close links with multiple universities and specialist medical colleges are supported.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

  • The clinical care of consumers allocated to you and providing high quality expert clinical service to consumers of the Metro North Hospital and Health Service as directed within the Scope of Clinical Practice.
  • Fostering patient safety and quality in the delivery of health care by maintaining and evaluating safety and quality practices and initiatives that align with the National Safety and Quality Standards and meet organisational key performance indicators.
  • Providing clinical leadership in the multi-disciplinary team and attendance at team meetings.
  • Setting the tone and standards to support optimal clinical placements for medical students to achieve their educational objectives.

Job ad reference number: MH362639. Close date: 12/02/2021.

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

You can find out more about why it’s so great to work at Metro North here: