Join a team of motivated professionals passionate about caring for their community
- Increasing demand for health services in a fast-growing regional city
- State of the art hospital within a health service focused on providing high quality care
- Supportive working environment and salary packaging with additional benefits
You will provide diagnostic assessment of, and treatment planning for, patients within the health service. As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will provide clinical supervision to medical officers and the group of motivated registrars working with you. Working in close partnership with the manager of the mental health team you will ensure the functioning of the team is optimal.
The service is well structured and provides a supportive environment which balances reasonable work responsibilities with support for professional development, and opportunities to lead service improvement. Participation in the after hours, on-call roster is required.
The health service is a 700-bed service that provides services in emergency, maternity, women’s health, medical imaging, pathology, rehabilitation, community services, hospice/palliative care, cardiology, and psychiatry. The mental health service provides psychiatric care and treatment across a large catchment area in Victoria and supports patients to pursue their own wellbeing by respecting their wishes as much as possible.
Enjoy a work life-balance in a location where living is effortless. Situated about 150 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, Bendigo is based around key transport corridors and is on of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities. The city has many gardens and bushwalking tracks along with a variety of shops, galleries and cafe’s for you to enjoy. Dedicated to nurturing education there are excellent primary and secondary schools, a TAFE and University at your doorstep.
To be successful in applying for this position you will hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) and relevant specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. International medical graduates with three years’ experience as a consultant psychiatrist will be considered for this position.