PSYCHIATRY HMO POSITION
Alfred Psychiatry is seeking hospital medical officers (HMOs) who will be post-graduate year 2 or beyond in 2017, and who are interested in broadening their experience and knowledge of psychiatry, to fill vacant positions from February 2017. HMOs working with Alfred psychiatry will enjoy working in a service which greatly values junior medical staff wellbeing and has a strong focus on supporting our junior doctors. A diverse range of clinical placements within a recovery-focused service with a strong emphasis on collaborative care and proactive engagement of families and carers, supported by experienced supervisors, ensures Alfred doctors are able to optimise their learning opportunities. A structured teaching programme, including a formal weekly clinical tutorials and clinical interview tutorials are available to all HMOs.
Generic junior psychiatry doctor roles include roles in the adult inpatient service and the proximally-located community mental health clinics.
The Alfred has, and will continue to support HMOs seeking to apply for RANZCP registrar positions and working in psychiatry is certain to bolster ones chances of securing a registrar spot. Alfred psychiatry values an active and engaged psychiatry registrar body with the present group of nearly forty registrars engaged in fellowship training, including those training in a number of subspecialty certificates in Adult psychiatry, Child and Adolescent psychiatry, Consultation and Liaison psychiatry, Aged psychiatry and Generalist psychiatry. HMOs can expect to be well supported by this large, enthusiastic and dynamic group of trainees.
Substantive HMOs and registrars at the Alfred have access to a peer support programme which includes regular meetings with senior psychiatry registrars and monthly meetings with a focus on trainee wellbeing which includes all of the Junior Psychiatry Medical staff.
For further enquiries please contact Dr Rosaria Forlano (Director Psychiatry Registrar Training and Workforce) at email@example.com or via Ms Maggie Bergami on (03) 9076 2556.
Step 1: Please download the HMO & Registrar Referee Form (Click Here) and distribute
to three referees. Please advise your referees to return them directly to the
Medical Workforce Unit by the due date.
All referees must be at consultant level. Registrars will not be accepted.
Step 2: Click on the "Apply Now" button below to lodge your online application. You will
need to attach a current curriculum vitae and a cover letter as part of the