Psychologist

Fullerton Health Australia

The position is supported by administrative services including fully computerised client bookings, invoicing, internet access and onsite parking.

  • Location: QLD - Smithfield Central Doctors
  • Contractor Position - days & hours negotiable
  • Supported by administrative services
Smithfield Central Doctors is a well-established practice located in Cairns QLD, which has developed a sound reputation for providing professional health care services to the local community.

We are expanding our Psychology team and are seeking an experienced self-motivated fully registered Psychologist as a Contractor to join our busy practice; days and hours negotiable. The position is supported by administrative services including fully computerised client bookings, invoicing, internet access and onsite parking.

As an integral member of our experienced multidisciplinary health care team, you will apply a range of psychological therapies and interventions to assist our clients with managing their mental health and in improving their quality of life. 

Responsibilities
  • Deliver competent psychological services in accordance with the Professional Practice Standards and code of ethics.
  • Exercise sound judgment and decision making in relation to the day-to-day provision of services.
  • Provide consultation, evaluation and diagnosis of patient’s specific issues (e.g. mental, behavioural or emotional disorders).
  • Develop tailored treatment plans and utilising evidenced-based interventions.
  • Monitor and evaluate the patient’s progress and modify programs to maximise the outcome.
  • Liaise with the Practice’s General Practitioners regarding patient progress and to facilitate the provision of coordinated clinical care and treatment for referred clients.
  • Medicare funded psychology consultations and Government contracted psychology sessions.
  • Private funded work including Employee Assistance Program (EAP) sessions.
  • Recognise and uphold the rights of all clients accessing services, including maintaining cultural sensitivity.
  • Operate effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team and ensuring an environment that encourages teamwork, personal and professional development, customer service and excellence in performance.
  • Comply with privacy and confidentiality principles to all work practices including the Practice’s and Fullerton Health Australia policies and procedures.
Requirements
  • Current AHPRA registration as a Psychologist.
  • Current membership with the Australian Psychological Society (well regarded).
  • Current Australian drivers licence (clean).
  • Current National Police Check.
  • ABN for service agreement.
  • Professional indemnity insurance.
  • Effective skills in listening, providing advice and professional opinion to individuals, groups and communities on disorders.
  • Ability to establish immediate credibility with clients to achieve goals through influence.
  • Socially perceptive; aware of reactions of others and understanding of those reactions.
What we offer
  • Team member development – we have our own in-house online learning and development centre
  • Engagement surveys – we listen to you, as a team member, and take action on the issues that matter to you
  • The FHA Staff Superannuation Fund (which includes a range of insurance and investment options for staff)
  • Financial Wellbeing Checks and advice from our corporate financial planning partner, Virtue & Partners
  • Generous special offers and discounts from corporate partners, including Virgin Australia, Hyundai, CUA Health Insurance
For a confidential discussion on Contractor agreement and management fees, contact:
Amanda Ali

Practice Manager
07 4037 9333.

Smithfield Central Doctors are part of Fullerton Health Medical Centres, one of Australia's leading primary healthcare providers with 62 clinics located throughout metropolitan and regional centres, compromising of 57 medical centres, 4 dedicated skin clinics and a specialist breast clinic. 


Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted.