Austin Health A

Senior Triage Clinician (BB-179D5)

Found in: Fidanto AU

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Job DescriptionLocation Melbourne Northern MetropolitanJob type Not providedOrganisation Austin HealthSalary Salary not specifiedOccupation Community Services, Health and Allied Health, Other, Medical, Nursing, Aged CareReference 36865Austin Health is the major provider of tertiary health services, health professional education and research across 3 campuses in the northeast of Melbourne and state-wide. Austin Health is world-renowned for its research and specialist work in cancer, liver transplantation, spinal cord injuries, neurology, endocrinology, mental health and rehabilitation. An exciting opportunity currently exists for an enthusiastic and highly experienced Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist or Social Worker to join our Under 18 Triage service. The Under 18 Triage team is an integrated component of Austin Health's Mental Health Triage, Assessment and Planning Service TAPS . It provides highly skilled clinical assessments both by phone and face to face and formulation of treatment options, working closely with families, local service providers and other specialist mental health services. This is an interesting and varied position offering a unique opportunity to utilise your specialist assessment and brief crisis assessment and brief crisis intervention skills, provide specialist secondary consultations and clinical leadership, provide high level clinical support to other clinicians in the service, network with stakeholders and carers, and participate in quality improvement activities. The required skill set and qualifications includes at least 5 years' experience in mental health with essential experience in child and adolescent mental health. Particularly required are advanced skills in mental risk assessment and management, and well developed communication, networking and interpersonal skills. For further enquiries, please contact Leah Dalton- Team Leader Under 18 Triage. Work with us Your reward is to work in a collaborative environment which will provide you with opportunities for ongoing training and development. Your benefits will include salary packaging, and employee assistance program. All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory National Police Check conducted by Austin Health and if required, a Working With Children Check. Austin Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

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