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Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist

  • : Monash Health
  • : 22-Jun-2020
  • : Clayton VIC 3168
  • Come join a supportive psychology team within a large network of psychologists
  • Diverse, interesting work with scope for professional growth
  • Rare opportunity for permanent Grade 3 neuropsychology position working directly with patients.

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.

The RACS psychology department comprises of Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Neuropsychologists and Health Psychologists who work across the sub-acute and aged mental health 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 3 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. In addition to direct bed-based patient work, psychologists also provide secondary consultation to the teams and a broad range of relevant stakeholders. The Grade 3 role includes supervision of Grade 2 neuropsychologists and students and takes on a leadership role in delivering staff education and training and quality improvement projects.

The role is permanent at 0.4EFT (or 2 days per week) with flexible, family friendly hours available. This position is primarily based at Kignston Centre but all RACS psychology staff are required to work across sites (Kingston, Dandenong & Casey) as clinically required.

About You

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 have strong leadership skills and a strong drive to deliver evidence based psychological assessment that can be measured for effectiveness.

Monash Health will offer:

  • salary packaging
  • friendly and supportive culture
  • opportunity to experience various teams
  • on-going supervision and professional development

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.

Preferred candidates will require a clear Police Check and a current Employee Working with Children’s Check prior to any offers of employment being made.

As part of our selection process, you may be invited by email to participate in an on-camera video interview. 

 

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