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Join a healthcare provider with an impeccable reputation dedicated to nurturing both their patients and staff

  • Live in Australia's sunniest capital city
  • Opportunity to add in Private Practice
  • Join a broader network with 19 public and private facilities across Australia

The Position

Take the next step in your career with this diverse position and join Perth's newest hospital providing medical care for patients in the east metropolitan and Wheatbelt regions. This role calls for a psychiatrist who is consultative and collegiate, with experience in the management of high acuity patients in a complex hospital environment. You will be committed to working under a patient centred multi-disciplinary team approach, and to clinical teaching and clinical research. You will be well supported with junior staff, covering 10-11 beds with the assistance of 1 Registrar and 0.5 RMO. There is a mixture of low prevalence and high prevalence cases, you will develop your experience across major presentations, anxiety and depression, substance abuse, comorbid substance use and other social issues. Your duties will extend to the Emergency Department approximately one day per week for secondary consults, and you will be provided with non-clinical time. Participating in the on-call roster you will be required approximately one week in every 4-5 weeks.

The Hospital

This is a $360 million state of the art hospital that is committed to delivering the very best in health care. First class, contemporary facilities and a distinctive compassionate care greatly contributes to a healthy future for the local area and surrounding communities. The new hospital encompasses a total of 367 beds with the mental health unit consisting of 56 beds; 25 adult beds, 16 older age beds and 15 secure beds and 4 ED beds. Treatment programs include anxiety and depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychogeriatric and psychotic disorders.

The Location

Just over 30 minutes’ drive from Perth CBD, this city is one of the fastest growing areas in Western Australia. With its close proximity to the Perth city centre, you will find yourself working among a fabulous range of attractions, parks and museums as well as shopping centres, theatres, world class restaurants and bars. Award winning small boutique wineries are just a short drive away in the Swan Valley, or head down the coast to the world-famous Vineyards in the Margaret River Region.

There is a large range of both private and public schooling options from preschool, primary and secondary school within the local city. Tertiary education is also readily available within the local area and surrounding suburbs. This suburban area can offer you affordable housing whether you are looking to buy or rent and in a safe and secure environment. This, together with the friendly residents and relaxed atmosphere, will leave you wondering why you didn't consider making this your home sooner.

Essential Criteria

Australia/NZ: Must hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA

UK/Ireland: Must hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more

USA: Must hold Certificate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more

Canada: Must hold Fellowship in Psychiatry or Certificate in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more

Get in touch today to join this leading healthcare service in a beautiful location only a short drive from the CBD