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Clinical Psychologist

  • : St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
  • : 10-Oct-2020
  • : Fitzroy VIC 3065

About the Company
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is part of St Vincent’s Health Australia and a leading teaching, research and tertiary health service which employs more than 6,500 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne. SVHM provides a diverse range of adult clinical services including acute medical and surgical services, sub-acute care, medical diagnostics, rehabilitation, allied health, mental health, palliative care, correctional health and community residential care. SVHM is one of Australia's leading Catholic not-for-profit healthcare providers.

About Department
Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management (BWCPM) is an established, accredited inter-disciplinary service that provides assessment, treatment and consultation for people with persistent pain in the tertiary health setting. BWCPM sits within the Health Independence Programs (HIP) suite of services aimed at providing integrated and coordinated care to clients across the hospital and community interface. BWCPM has partnered with cohealth, one of Australia's largest community health organsiations, in a project to develop and deliver pain management services in the primary care setting.

About the Role

You will be supported as part of the BWCPM team whilst delivering services for clients at cohealth Footscray in the cohealth chronic pain program. You will work with the proejct team to develop and deliver a chronic pain service model. You will be providing Psychology informed pain management assessments and delivering pain management treatments for individuals and groups. You will be working closely with physiotherapists and other allied health and medical professionals.

Classifications for this position will range from classification range Physiologist Grade 2 PK1 to PK4 ( $87,200 to $98,200 per annum).

Duties

  • Provide Psychology assessment, care planning and treatment (individual and group settings) for people with persistent pain
  • Work within an interdisciplinary team to deliver high quality pain management services in the primary care setting
  • Participate in project planning, development, delivery and evaluation with the project team


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Master of Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical or Health) as accredited by the Australian Psychological Society
  • Current registration with AHPRA
  • Endorsement as a Clinical or Health psychologist with AHPRA
  • At least two years of professional experience in a clinical setting as Psychologist
  • Experience and interest in the field of psychology for chronic health conditions including chronic pain.


Benefits

  • Salary packaging
  • Employee Assistance Program

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne (SVHM) is a Catholic not-for-profit healthcare provider with a reputation for compassionate care and world-leading innovation. Part of the St Vincent’s Health Australia group, we are a leading tertiary teaching hospital providing a comprehensive suite of services including medical and surgical, cancer, sub-acute care, allied health, specialist clinics, diagnostics and community and outreach services. The quality of our specialist aged care, palliative care, Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander, correctional and mental health services and our support for the marginalised and disadvantaged is widely recognised. Employing more than 6,000 staff across 18 sites throughout Melbourne and with over 880 beds in daily use, the core aim of SVHM is to improve the patient experience through better access, superior outcomes and a more efficient and responsive health service.

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