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Job Number : 20916
Type and Location : Psychologist / Melbourne
Listed By : Melbourne Health on 21 Mar 2017
Clinical Psychologist (Grade 2)

Position Title: Clinical Psychologist Grade 2 Permanent Part Time 0.5 EFT (20 hours per week)

Location: The Royal Melbourne Hospital City & Royal Park Campus

Award: Psychologists [41]

Melbourne Health is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Psychologist to join our Psychology service. The Melbourne Health Psychology service works with patients, families and clinical staff to identify and manage emotional, psychological, or behavioural factors that may be impacting on a patient’s wellbeing or engagement with treatment and self-management. 


The successful applicant will provide clinical psychology services (assessment, therapeutic interventions, discharge planning and education) to clients of Melbourne Health. The role is primarily located at the city campus within Melbourne Health’s cancer services, but may also involve the provision of services to other areas, including the pain service, sleep clinic, general inpatient services and rehabilitation, as clinical need dictates. This position will provide the opportunity to work within a dynamic department with a strong focus on evidence based practice, consumer focussed care, clinical research and quality assurance.


A Masters or Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and registration with AHPRA are essential.  Previous clinical experience in public hospital settings and demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.  Endorsement, or in the process of gaining endorsement in Clinical Psychology with the Psychology Board of Australia is desirable. 


About Us: Melbourne Health is Victoria’s second largest public health service, employing over 8,900 staff and managing over 1,400 beds. We provide comprehensive acute, sub-acute, general, specialist medical and mental health services through both inpatient and community based facilities through the following services: The Royal Melbourne Hospital – City Campus, The Royal Melbourne Hospital – Royal Park Campus, North Western Mental Health, and The Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. We provide one of the two adult major trauma services to the state of Victoria.

We Offer: Melbourne Health provides services to the culturally diverse communities of northern and western metropolitan Melbourne, as well as providing general and specialist services to regional and rural Victorians as a tertiary referral service.  All Melbourne Health services provide person-centred care. This ensures that the care received is timely, patients and family/carers are treated with respect, and that effective communication occurs with patients and family/carers about all aspects of care.

Contact Details
Elizabeth Barson: 93427440

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