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Reference Number 58046
Position Title Consultant Psychiatrist - Orygen
Location Orygen Youth Health - Parkville
Award Hosp Specialists [8]
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Are you interested in meaningful engagement with young people (15-25 years old), and in providing leadership to enthusiastic mental health teams and psychiatry registrars working in early intervention in the Western and North Western areas of Melbourne in a tertiary care setting?

Orygen currently have full- and/or part-time vacancies in their Specialist Programs, which would be suitable for recently graduated or experienced psychiatrists interested in working with the Youth population in the north and west of Melbourne.

Orygen Specialist Programs provide specialised early intervention services to young people with emerging disorders. A comprehensive range of services is offered to young people experiencing severe and complex mental health issues, including assessment and treatment across the early phases of a number of disorders by multidisciplinary teams in community and inpatient settings.

Psychiatrists interested in working at Orygen Specialist are welcome to apply. The appointee would be required to provide high standards of clinical care and leadership, including the appropriate supervision of trainees and medical officers. Successful candidates for a position at Orygen are expected to participate in the afterhours senior on call roster.


The Royal Melbourne is one of Victoria’s largest hospitals providing a comprehensive range of health services including acute, sub-acute, general, and specialist medical services throughout inpatient and community based facilities. We are also a proud part of the world renowned Melbourne Biomedical Precinct, working in collaboration to advance research for continuous improvement of clinical care.


• A Values based organisation offering great prospects for career diversity and professional advancement, including training and research opportunities, and access to mentorship and leadership programs.
• Comprehensive Health & Wellbeing Programs including; On-site staff gym, Staff Medical Service, Employee Assistance Program, Peer Support Program - run by our dedicated employees.
• Salary packaging options, discounted onsite car parking, close to public transport.


Find out more about The Royal Melbourne Hospital https://www.thermh.org.au If you have any questions or require more information, connect with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

The Royal Melbourne Hospital is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice, and the principles of Cultural Diversity and social inclusion.


All new appointments to Melbourne Health must complete a National Police Check and meet the immunisation requirements of their role at their own cost prior to commencement.  You may also be required to provide a Victorian Working with Children Check in accordance with your role.


There is some flexibility to accommodate the successful candidate’s preferences for EFT fraction and team. For further details, please contact Miguel.Fernandez@mh.org.au.

Selection Criteria Essential: Formal Qualification(s) and Required Registration(s): • Registration as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent. Essential: • Ability to demonstrate knowledge
Contact Person Miguel Fernandez
Contact Number +61 3 9966 9470
Closing Date 27/07/2021
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