Consultant Psychiatrist

Hobart, TAS, Australia

Escape the hustle and bustle of city lifestyles while continuing to enjoy the modern comfort of a capital city

  • Join a passionate team making a difference in the community
  • Participate in teaching and research relevant to psychiatry
  • Generous salary with additional allowances
Attractive salary package

The Position

Staff Specialist Consultant Psychiatrist’s will provide comprehensive Emergency Department Psychiatric Services, and a component of the Consultation Liaison Service within the hospital. Working within the multidisciplinary mental health team the consultant psychiatrist will provide assessment of individuals who present to the Emergency Department with mental health disorders. Supervisory responsibilities include supervision and teaching of psychiatrist registrars, and other medical staff as required and appropriate.

The Hospital

The hospital is a the largest in Tasmania and a major referral centre services provided include acute, sub-acute mental health, aged care inpatient, and ambulatory services. With links to the University of Tasmania the hospital is a major clinical teaching and research centre. The Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day and includes a critical care Intensive Care Unit

The Location

Known as a beautiful and liveable city, Hobart has a thriving arts and culture scene, as well as some beautiful walking routes and opportunities for outdoor adventures. Taking to the streets, you will have plenty to explore from the historic inner suburbs to popular dining strips and nationally acclaimed restaurants and cafes. While having all the amenities of a big city, Hobart can also offer a slower-paced lifestyle.

Due to its stunning location, most homes have beautiful outlooks, with many having a scenic view of the local river, mountain range or both! The city also has a wide range of public and private schools to choose from and a University and TAFE facilities. The CBD is a lively, friendly destination with a blend of pavement, arcade and centre shopping.

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/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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