Position Details
Reference Number 49961
Position Title Senior Neuropsychologist
Employment Type Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department RACS Psychology
Location Casey Hospital
Position Summary
  • Exciting opportunity to work directly with patients and the multidisciplinary team
  • Supportive psychology team committed to ongoing service evaluation and improvement
  • Opportunities for growth and career progression within a large organisation

Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist - Casey and Dandenong Hospital (RACS)

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.

About Psychology and Rehabilitation and Aged Care Services (RACS)

Monash Health is one of the leading employers of psychologists in Victoria with approximately 180 psychologists employed in a variety of areas.

The RACS Psychology services comprises of Clinical, Neuropsychology and Health Psychologists, who work within the multidisciplinary teams across the inpatient subacute, and aged persons' mental health wards at Kingston, Casey and Dandenong hospitals. The psychologists provide a face to face service to patients on these wards.

About the Role

RACS Senior Neuropsychologists deliver high quality, evidenced based assessment to adults and older adults in the subactue inpatient wards (neurorehabilitation and GEM) and aged persons' mental health wards. The Grade 3 Senior Neuropsychologist will undertake a dvierse role of triaging, and providing neuropsychological assessment and recommendations to patients (and carers) with cognitive, behavioural, psychological, and/or discharge planning. Diagnostic assessments, behaviour management, and assessment of decision-making capacity are common, and neuropsychologists also provide secondary consultation to a broad range or relevant stakeholders. The Grade 3 role includes supervision of Grade 2 neuropsychologists and registrars/students, delivering staff education and training, and undertaking quality improvement projects.

The role is permanent and 0.6 EFT (or 3 days per week) and flexible, family friendly hours are supported. The position is located at Casey (2 sub-acute wards) and Dandenong (1 aged persons' mental health ward).

About You

You enjoy working in a team environment and can also work autonomously. You have a keen focus on fostering relationships to improve service provision and deliver patient centred care. Your ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, to a wide audience is a core competency for this position, along with excellent time management skills and knowledge in working with adult and older adult patients with complex issues. You have a strong desire to deliver evidence-based psychological assessment that can be measured for effectiveness.

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • ongoing supervision and professional development
  • opportunities for career progression

How to Apply

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.

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

Please apply online through Mercury e-recruit as email applications will not be considered. Current Monash Health employees should apply through Mercury using their Monash Health employee account. Our Recruitment Services team can answer any questions on this matter and can be reached on Ph: 9265 2750 or via email to recruitment@monashhealth.org

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

  • reference checks
  • a clear Police Check conducted within the last 3 months
  • a current Victorian Employee Working with Children's Check (or proof of payment of same); and
  • proof of immunisation status (including Covid-19 vaccination)

In accordance with recent Victorian Public Health directions all employees working in the Public Health system need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be required to provide evidence of their vaccination status.   All candidates that are recommended for appointment will be required to provide evidence they meet the vaccination criteria.

This will be by providing  a copy of your immunisation history statement,  which can be accessed via My Gov, or evidence that you have a vaccination appointment before 1 November 2021.  This evidence will need to be uploaded to the E Recruit system.

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates that can provide evidence that they meet the above requirements.  If you are unsure of these requirements please contact the Recruitment Manager for this vacancy .

Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Peta Prindiville RACS Psychology Manager 0466562110 peta.prindiville@monashhealth.org
Dr Elissa O'Connell RACS Psychology Discipline Senior 0408472933 Elissa.O'Connell@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 27/10/2021
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
Positino Description RACS P3 Neuropsychology October 21.pdf
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