Application Deadline: 31 Dec 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

Your responsibility includes development and oversight of clinical services to provide acute and chronic primary medical care treatments for patients in IMH. This would include inpatient, outpatient teams as well as telehealth collaborations. 


Reporting to the Chairman Medical Board, you will give oversight, leadership and management of the department in accordance with the operational policies and guidelines set by the hospital and the Ministry of Health.

Job Requirements
  • MBBS, with minimum 10 years of relevant post-housemanship experience in medical care setting
  • MMed (Family Medicine), MRCP UK), M Med (Internal Medicine), FRCS (A&E) or equivalent
  • FCFP (Family Med) (College of Family Physicians, Singapore) preferred
Employee Benefits

Institute of Mental Health


19 Oct 2022

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