Consultant Psychiatrist

Bendigo, VIC, Australia

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
Attractive salary package

The Position

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 that 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 Hospital

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.

The Location

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.

Essential Criteria

Australia/NZ: Must hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA (or close too)

UK/Ireland: Must hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT/CCST) 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.

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