Position Details
Reference Number 63652
Position Title Consultant Psychiatrist
Employment Type Full Time Ongoing, Part Time Ongoing
Entity Monash Health
Department Casey Adult Mental Health Service
Location Casey Hospital
Position Summary
  • Medical model of care at Monash Health is “consultant led”
  • Support the Adult Psychiatry Unit’s outreach services within Monash Health
  • Provision of high-quality psychiatry services, Monash Health values

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 lifespan from newborn and children, to adults, the elderly, their families and carers. More than 22,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across southeastern 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. For more information, please visit www.monashhealth.org

About Monash Doctors

There are more than 1,500 Junior Medical staff positions at Monash Health in over 200 medical specialties, to help grow your career. We offer unparalleled opportunities in Victoria's largest & most clinically diverse teaching health service.

About Casey Adult Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

The Casey Adult Mental Health Service (Casey AMHS) provides individualised, consumer centred care for adults aged 18 – 65 years living in the City of Casey and the Shire of Cardinia, aiming to improve mental health and wellbeing, Casey AMHS comprises the entire spectrum of care with Emergency Psychiatric Services, Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team, PACER, Hospital in the Home team, Inpatient Psychiatric Units (Ward D and E) based at Casey Hospital, CCT based at Pakenham and Cranbourne, Acute and Extended PARCS, State-wide Transition Support Unit and the Adult Mental Health and Intellectual Disability Initiative.

Teams at the Casey AMHS are multidisciplinary in nature. The consultant psychiatrist will provide medical leadership at the team level and support & assist the Unit Head, Casey AMHS in the provision of high-quality psychiatry services, consistent with the Monash Health values.

About the Role

To support and assist the Unit Head, Casey AMHS, Mental Health Program, Monash Health in the provision of high-quality psychiatry services, consistent with Monash Health values.

  • Medical model of care at Monash Health is “consultant led”. Consultants are at the forefront of care provision and lead by example
  • Provide clinical leadership through active involvement in patient care
  • Be available to medical colleagues for consultation and liaison as appropriate regarding patient care
  • Be immediately available for urgent consultation and assistance in the management of clinically deteriorating patients
  • Support academic, research, education, training & supervision (both undergraduate and postgraduate) roles in the Casey Adult Mental Health Service
  • Support the Adult Psychiatry Unit’s outreach services within Monash Health
  • Contribute to the professional and corporate life of Monash Health by participation in appropriate committees and fora
  • Contribute to ongoing service improvement and clinical and workforce innovation to ensure Monash Health provides high quality accessible Psychiatry Services within allocated resources and meets the needs of Monash Health patients

 What you need:

  • Registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Appropriate health professional tertiary qualifications
  • Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent
  • Working with Children's Check

What we offer:

  • Salary packaging
  • Onsite discounted staff parking
  • Discounted banking (BankVic)
  • Onsite Gym
  • Access to professional development courses and seminars

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.

The incumbent must complete the Credentialing and Scope of Practice process prior to appointment and commencement. 

Monash Health is transitioning to new position management system effective 06 May 2024. If you are unable to submit your application on Mercury, please email your Expression of Interest with your Resume attached to Sharjeel Ansari, Unit Director Casey on sharjeel.ansari@monashhealth.org
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. Under the Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working within the Public Health system must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. The current orders require evidence of three doses for COVID-19.

All applicants to positions with Monash Health will need to upload acceptable evidence of full vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza as part of their application. Acceptable evidence is a copy of your Immunisation History Statement which can be accessed via myGov. Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who can provide evidence that they meet full vaccination status.

Selection Criteria External applicants are required to complete a Credentialing and Scope of Clinical Practice application via the C.Gov online platform. Please access the online link to c.Gov via the document in the attachments section. Please declare that you have completed this application by selecting YES to confi

External applicants are required to complete Stat Dec and attach it to credentialing application. Please access the form via the document in the attachments section. Please declare that you have completed this application by selecting YES to confirm
Contact Person
NamePositionPhoneEmail
Dr George Antony Service Director, Adult Mental Health Service 0466742988
Sharjeel Ansari Unit Head, Casey Adult Mental Health Service 0466742988 sharjeel.ansari@monashhealth.org
Advertising Closing 03/05/2024
Position Documents
DescriptionTitle
Position Description Consultant Psychiatrist PD Casey 2022 07 22.pdf
cGov Link Application form link.pdf
Stat Declaration Stat Dec.pdf
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