Consultant Psychiatrists – Excellent Private Practice Opportunities for:
1. General Adult Psychiatrist;
2. Older Persons' Psychiatrist;
3. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist; and
4. Addictions Psychiatrist
Assistance with on-site consulting rooms for admitting Psychiatrists;
Assistance with marketing your practice to GPs and other Specialists to establish your referral base;
Collegial support through the Albert Road Clinic with professional development, peer networking and clinical governance structure;
Complimentary on-site car parking.
Albert Road Clinic is an 80 bed psychiatric facility that is recognised throughout Melbourne as a major specialist referral centre and accommodates over 40 psychiatrists covering a wide range of interests.
Albert Road Clinic has recently embarked on the largest development in the hospital's 21 year history which will see the Clinic increase to 128 beds and the current facilities refurbished to accommodate enhanced programs. The development is expected to be completed in early 2018.
Adult Units - designed to accommodate adult patients requiring acute psychiatric intervention, including those with addictions;
Intensive Care Unit - a high dependency unit which provides a short term intensive therapeutic environment.
Adolescent Unit - for adults and young adults 12-22 years who may present with a range of psychiatric problems including depression, anxiety, psychosis, school refusal, social and behavioural problems.
Older Persons Unit - designed to accommodate older patients requiring acute psychiatric intervention, including those with memory loss and confusion.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) - provides leading electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) clinical, training and research service. Patients can be referred to this service by their treating psychiatrist.
Adult Day Program - group programs currently provided include Mood Disorders, Lifeskills, PARI (Psychosis and Related Illnesses), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Wellness, Anxiety Management Group and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Group;
Seniors Day Program - provides ongoing treatment for those not requiring inpatient care and assists in the maintenance of optimal health and independent living.
Adolescent Day Program – treatment includes individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, parent and sibling support and liaison with school, work and community services.
Addictions Service – assists people aged 18 years and older who have co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health problems with the aim to assist them to reduce and stop their alcohol and other drug problem.
Facilitates maximum recovery, via ongoing treatment, support and individual rehabilitation, which is provided in a home environment. The program operates Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Other support services include:
The Professorial Psychiatry Unit (University of Melbourne Chair of Psychiatry) at Albert Road Clinic developed in 1996. The Unit is active in teaching and research for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate trainees and supports a Registrar service. It also adds to clinical services within the hospital, with consultants providing assessment, treatment and second opinion services.
Applicants must have FRANZCP, Specialist registration with AHPRA and eligible for an unrestricted Medicare provider number.
(Reviewed - February 2017)