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. More than 18,000 employees work at over 40 care locations across south eastern 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.
About Psychology and Specialist Services - RACS
Monash Health is one of the leading employers of psychologists in Victoria with over 160 psychologists employed in a variety of areas. Psychology careers are supported by offering regular professional supervision, peer support and opportunity for career development. Monash Health also has an Australian first Psychology Registrar and Graduate Education Program to support early career psychologists.
The RACS psychology department comprises of Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Neuropsychologists and Health Psychologists who work across the sub-acute network of Kingston Centre, Dandenong and Casey Hospital. RACS psychologists work from a patient-care perspective, delivering high quality, evidence based assessment and treatment. The department values itself with key initiatives and portfolios to improve service provision and quality of psychological practice.
About the Role
RACS psychologists deliver evidenced based treatment to a variety of patients and have key roles working within the multidisciplinary teams across the sub-acute wards using a patient-centred care perspective. The Grade 2 Clinical Neuropsychologist will undertake a diverse role in investigating, identifying, documenting and providing psychological assessment and brief intervention to rehabilitation patients with cognitive, behavioural, psychological, and/or personality factors that are potentially impacting on engagement and discharge planning. RACS psychologists also consult on the inpatient aged mental health ward at Kingston. The Clinical Neuropsychologist will be involved in direct patient-centred work along with working in a secondary consultation capacity within the multidisciplinary teams eg behaviours of concern.
The role is to backfill a parental leave position and fixed until July 2021 at 0.4EFT (2 days per week). The position is located at Kingston Centre but all staff may be required to travel across sites on occasion. Flexible, family friendly hours are supported.
You enjoy working within a team environment and have a keen focus on fostering relationships to improve service provision and deliver patient-centred care. Your ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, to a wide audience is a core competency for this position, along with excellent time-management skills and knowledge in working with patients with chronic and/or complex neuropsychological issues. You are passionate about your work and promoting the role of neuropsychology and psychology more broadly within public health framework. You have sound science-practitioner skills and value the importance of evidence based practice and utilising objective data to determine outcomes. Registrars are keen to expand their skills and actively participate and engage in the group supervision provided by the Psychology Registrar program.
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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.
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