Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist (Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist) writeAgency('Queensland Health'); Queensland Health (Organisation site ( ))
Logan-Beaudesert Child and Youth Mental Health Facilities
Metro South Child and Youth Mental Health Services are looking for a Staff Specialist or Senior Staff Specialist (Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist) to join their team. The primary purpose of the position is to provide high quality psychiatric services, demonstrate clinical leadership to Child and Youth Mental Health Services and to contribute to the overall development and quality of services. The position will be working across Logan-Beaudesert Child and Youth Mental Health,
including Logan-Browns Plains-Beenleigh-Beaudesert Community Child and Youth Mental Health Services and Logan Hospital Acute Care/Acute Adolescent Inpatient Services.
Metro South Health is the major provider of public health services, and health education and research, in the Brisbane south side, Logan, Redlands and Scenic Rim regions. We serve an estimated population of million people, per cent of Queensland's population. Every day, around the clock, we're faced with challenges with the highest stakes; but we remain focussed on the needs of our patients practicing a person-centred approach to health care. From our reception staff to our doctors, administrators to housekeepers—we are committed to providing you and your family with quality health care.
About the Role
This role will be required to:
- Assume clinical responsibility for the overall clinical care to mental health consumers under care of your team.
- Foster the promotion of standards of excellence in the provision of clinical and public health services.
- Develop and implement processes to optimise the efficiency and safety of entry, progress and discharge from the service, including comprehensive assessments, interventions and goal planning, clear relapse and re-entry plans, discharge summaries and outcome reporting.
- Meet with the Director of Service or Psychiatrist or Delegate on a regular basis, to discuss the work related matters and to ensure that clinical governance is prioritised and implemented appropriately in order to monitor and improve service delivery
- Support the strategic planning and development of MHS provided by the Service in collaboration with other members of the Metro South Hospital and Health Service Executive Team.
- Foster an environment of education, quality improvement, evidence based practice and reflective feedback and learning.
Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.
We offer employees competitive remuneration and generous employer superannuation contribution, benefits and incentives, career development and opportunity with outstanding support for workplace training and education within our flexible, family friendly workplaces.
From the large, technologically advanced tertiary Princess Alexandra Hospital, to our mid-size facilities in thriving suburbs, to community health centres servicing regional communities, we offer exciting career pathways and employment opportunities for health professionals.
You can find out more about why it's so great to work at Metro South here: ( ).
Conditions of Employment
Some roles within Queensland Health are designated as ‘Vaccination Preventable Disease (VPD) risk roles'. A VPD risk role is a role in which the incumbent may be exposed to the risk of acquisition and/or transmission of a VPD. If you are applying for a role that has been designated as a VPD risk role you must be able to provide evidence that you either have been vaccinated against the VPD's listed in the role description; or you are not susceptible to the VPD's listed in the role description.
You will be asked by the recruiting manager to supply this evidence if you are the preferred candidate for the role. Any job offer would be subject to the supply of evidence related to VPD in addition to other required employment screening.
We are committed to building inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights ( ) and diversity ( ).
Applicants are encouraged to apply online; Please review the Role Description for more information on application process requirements. Agency referrals will not be accepted for this position.
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