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Staff Specialist / Senior Medical Officer - Addictions and General Psychiatry

Job details

Location: QLD
Salary: State award
Discipline:
Reference: Ad-2021
Posted: 15 days ago

Job description

The position of Staff Specialist / Senior Medical Officer will support the development, clinical governance and clinical activity within the Adult Mental Health Service and/or the Alcohol and Other Drugs Service (AODS) with a focus on the needs of consumers presenting with acute mental health needs and/or opioid and other drug dependence.
 
Provide clients with medical advice and appropriate evidence-based clinical care, treatment or referral as required within the provisions and clinical protocols of service policies, procedures and business rules and within relevant state and national guidelines. For those consumers with opioid dependency this includes assessing the appropriateness of psychotropic medications, buprenorphine (Subutex and Suboxone), methadone and biodone treatment, prescription and providing ongoing clinical and laboratory monitoring and adjustment of opioid maintenance doses.
 
Applications will be accepted from candidates wishing to work within both addictions and adult mental health or within one field only (part time capacity).
 
Please send a copy of your CV to dean.madigan@charterhousemedical.com or call Dean on 02 9641 2492.