Position Details
Reference Number 36793
Position Title Mental Health Clinician
Employment Status Fixed Term Part Time
Location Austin Hospital
Department / Ward / Clinical Area N
Hours per Week 6.00
Position Summary

Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation.

This is a unique opportunity for a registered Maternal Child Health Nurse to work in a Parent Infant Mental Health Inpatient Unit undertaking infant health developmental and physical assessments of infants.

The Parent Infant Program is a six bed ward with a family focus, and follows a team treatment approach Staffed by a psychiatrist, psychiatric registrar, psychiatric nurses, maternal child health nurse, pharmacist, allied health, and play/movement therapist. Mothers are admitted with the infant for a range of issues including severe depressive or anxiety and puerperal psychosis; there may be a background of trauma, mental illness, familial social emotional problems and social isolation.

This role is available for a fixed position appointment to cover long service leave arrangements and is available at 6 hours per week.  The role is available from 15/02/21 until 25/04/21.

To be successful in this role you must demonstrate key responsibilities as outlined in the Position Description.

Work with us! Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working with Children Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

Questions? If you require additional information please contact Melissa Leslie, Nurse Unit Manager, Acute Psychiatric Unit 0466 025 241.

Contact Person Melissa Leslie
Contact Number (03) 9496 6418
Closing Date 02/03/2021
Position Description
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