Application Deadline: 31 Jan 2022

The Institute of Mental Health (IMH) is a 2,000-bed acute tertiary psychiatric hospital situated on a 23-hectare campus at Buangkok Green Medical Park. Set amidst serene surroundings, IMH offers a comprehensive range of psychiatric, rehabilitative and counselling services for children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly.

IMH’s tradition of care started in 1928. We were the first mental hospital in Singapore, starting with some 1,000 patients. Since then, many advances have been made in treatment, training, and research. Our treatment integrates evidence-based therapies, supported by the departments of clinical psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, and medical social work, to provide holistic care for our patients. IMH is equipped with modern facilities, with 50 wards for inpatients and seven Specialist Outpatient Clinics.

IMH also plays a key role in training the next generation of mental health professionals in Singapore. We train psychiatrists and mental health professionals through the NHG-AHPL Residency Programme for psychiatry and through collaborations with the local tertiary institutions.

Job Description / Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of Department, you will be part of the team of doctors to provide holistic care (both medical & psychiatric) to patients with psychiatric disorders in the inpatient setting.


You will also be responsible for the management of patients in your wards by providing first line clinical coverage, handling of patient admission, transfer and discharge. For that, you will work closely with

the consultants (Psychiatrist /Medical) and other clinicians to deliver patient-centred care.


Apart from the clinical duties, you may be involved in clinical/quality improvement projects.

Job Requirements
  • Must hold a full registration Practising Certificate or qualifications registrable with the Singapore Medical Council
  • Preferably with experience practising in mental health settings
  • Have a postgraduate certificate in Mental Health, Geriatric Health or others
  • At least 5 years post housemanship experience
Employee Benefits

Institute of Mental Health



15 Dec 2021

Job Application Contact Details
Buangkok Green Medical Park, 10 Buangkok View
Singapore 539747