Position Details
Reference Number 33151
Position Title Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (Part time)
Employment Type Ongoing
Location 50 Flemington Road
Position Summary

Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Children’s Pain Management Clinic

  • Part Time,  (0.2 EFT)
  • Melbourne, Victoria
  • Salary Packaging Options

The Hospital:

The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH) Melbourne is one of the world's great children's hospitals. We are the major specialist paediatric hospital in Victoria and our care extends to children from Tasmania, southern New South Wales and other states around Australia and overseas.


With a passionate, highly skilled and committed staff campus wide of over 4500, we provide a full range of clinical services, tertiary care and health promotion and prevention programs for children and young people. The Royal Children’s Hospital is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. For further information on our Commitment to Child Safety go to: http://www.rch.org.au/quality/child-safety/ 


The Role:

A part time Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist appointment to the Children’s Pain Management Clinic (CPMC). The CPMC is based at The Royal Children's Hospital campus in Parkville.  The Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is part of a multidisciplinary team including Pain Medicine Specialists, Physiotherapists, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists. Multidisciplinary chronic pain assessments and treatment are conducted on Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Additional roles include participating in clinical governance, education, research and administration activities of the service. 


You will be responsible for:

Psychiatric assessment and treatment of children and / or their parent(s) referred to the CPMC.

  • Working with members of the CPMC multidisciplinary team to ensure appropriate solutions for complex clinical presentations.
  • Participation in research, audit and quality improvement projects.
  • Leading and participating in multidisciplinary education activities which may include activities outside RCH
  • Providing professional guidance and support for CPMC staff. 

You will have:

Demonstrated capacity to work harmoniously and collaboratively within a small team

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • FRANZCP with Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 
  • Specialist Medical Registration with AHPRA

Other information and how to apply:

Applicants must apply online attaching certified credentials and a completed “SMS" Application for Appointment Form”.


Please contact “A/Prof George Chalkiadis or A/Prof Greta Palmer on 9345 5233 for further information.


The RCH is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, all members of the LGBTQI community and people with disability.

Contact Person Blaise Doran, Clinic Coordinator
Contact Number 0393455403
Alternate Contact Person A/Prof George Chalkiadis
Alternate Contact Number 0393455233
Closing Date 31/05/2019
Position Description Position Description Psychiatrist Pain Management 2018.03.18.pdf
Additional Document 1 Senior Medical Staff Application Form 1.docx