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NCMH has opportunities available to apply

The National Center for Mental Health (Filipino: Pambansang Sentro ng Pangkaisipang Kalusugan), is a 4,200-bed psychiatric hospital occupying 47 hectares of land in the city of Mandaluyong, Philippines. It is PhilHealth-accredited. Formerly known as the Insular Psychopathic Hospital, the Mandaluyong Mental Hospital, and the National Mental Hospital, were established on 17 December 1928. It was founded in order to accommodate the increasing number of mental patients and other patients with related nervous system conditions who, in 1925, were being taken care of by two hospitals, namely the San Lazaro Hospital (in its “Insane Department”) and the City Sanitarium in the Philippines.

The insane asylum hospital was built under Philippine Public Works Act No. 3258 at a 64-hectare (160-acre) location in Barrio Mauway, Mandaluyong, Rizal near the City of Manila. Patients from the San Lazaro Hospital were transferred to the National Center for Mental Health in 1928. Patients from the City Sanitarium were transferred in 1935. The National Center for Mental Health is currently under the Department of Health. With the increasing number of patients being admitted, the center has resorted to soliciting donations from the private sector. The National Center for Mental Health is categorized as a Special Research Training Center and hospital under Department of Health. The NCMH is a special training and research hospital mandated to render a comprehensive (preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative) range of quality mental health services nationwide.

The National Center for Mental Health is dedicated to delivering preventive, curative and rehabilitative mental health care services. It is categorized as Special Research Training Center and Hospital under Department of Health on January 30, 1987. The leading mental health care facility in the country, NCMH provides a comprehensive range of preventive, curative and rehabilitative mental health services. It has an authorized bed capacity of 4,200 patients and a daily inpatient average of 3,000 patients. It serves an average of 56,0000 outpatients per year. Most of NCMH’s patients are from Metro Manila and nearby provinces in Region III and IV. As a national resource, NCMH also caters to patients from other regions of the country, especially forensic cases referred by the courts of law. Treatment of about 87% of inpatients belonging to classes C and D are subsidized by NCMH. The National Center for Mental Health is composed of well-trained, highly-skilled and dedicated professionals and individuals who achieved prestigious recognition in their repective fields. NCMH doctors and nurses are known around the globe for their hardwork, competence, and dedication; thus making NCMH the country’s forefront institution in giving mental health care services to its people.

Interestingly, the National Center for Mental Health has job vacancies available until December 23, 2022:

Two (2) Medical Specialist IV (Salary Grade 25)

  • Education: Doctor of Medicine with a certificate as Fellow of the relevant specialty society and/ or Diploma of the relevant specialty board
  • Experience: 4 years of experience in planning, organizing, directing, coordinating and supervising various activities of a staff involved in the practice of medicine
  • Training: 8 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: RA 1080

Five (5) Medical Specialist III (Salary Grade 24)

  • Education: Doctor of Medicine with a certificate as Fellow of the relevant specialty society and/ or Diploma of the relevant specialty board
  • Experience: 3 years of progressively responsible experience as Medical Specialist II or other related experience
  • Training: 8 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: RA 1080

Fourteen (14) Medical Officer IV (Salary Grade 23)

  • Education: Doctor of Medicine
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant training
  • Training: 4 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: RA 1080

Fifty-nine (59) Medical Officer III (Salary Grade 21)

  • Education: Doctor of Medicine
  • Experience: None required
  • Training: None required
  • Eligibility: RA 1080

One (1) Chaplain (Salary Grade 16)

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience
  • Training: 4 hours of relevant training
  • Eligibility: CS Professional

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should submit the following documents to HRMO not later than December 23, 2022:

  • Application letter (state your desired position) addressed to:
NOEL V. REYES, MD, FPPA, MMHoA
Medical Center Chief II
Thru: ELY H. ESPINOSA JR., RPm, MMHoA
OIC, HRMO
  • Resume/ CV (indicate Duties and Responsibilities) with passport size photo
  • Properly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded HERE
  • Autobiography
  • Duly authenticated Certificate of Civil Service Eligibility (if applicable)/ PRC License (if applicable)
  • Duly authenticated RA 1080 (PRC Board Rating – if applicable)
  • Photocopy of College/ High School/ Elementary Diploma
  • Photocopy of Transcript of Record/ Form 137 (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of Residency/ Diplomate/ Fellowship Certificate (if applicable)
  • Photocopy of Seminar and Training Certificates (taken for the last 5 years)
  • Photocopy of Certificates of Employment
  • Photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate
  • Photocopy of Valid NBI Clearance
  • Certified True Copy of Performance Rating/ IPCR for the last two (2) ratings periods (for gov’t. employee)
  • Photocopy of COVID-19 Vaccination Card and/or Booster Card

Submit credentials to:

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICE 
National Center for Mental Health
9 De Pebrero St.,Mauway
Mandaluyong City 1553

Only those who submitted COMPLETE requirements within the deadline shall be processed.

Source: National Center for Mental Health
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