Consultant Psychiatrist

Tropical North, QLD, Australia

Work and live in a tropical QLD location. Come and join a large regional hospital and make a difference within the community

  • Relaxed lifestyle providing work-life balance
  • Opportunities for General Adult and Child, Youth and Adolescent Psychiatrists
  • Collaborate and work within a supportive team
Salary on application

The Position

Opportunities are available for consultant psychiatrists to join a large rural hospital that is committed to making a difference within the local community. There are roles for both General Adult and Child Youth and Adolescent Psychiatrists. Your primary focus will be to provide exceptional clinical care to individuals presenting with psychiatric, alcohol and other drug, emotional and/or behavioural disturbances. While supporting ongoing education through supervision and teaching of junior medical staff and medical students.

Child Youth and Adolescent – Community based position, you will provide some services to the rural communities in the region, in addition to supporting the Child and Youth Mental Health Service based in the hospital. A portion of your role will include providing support to the Child and Adolescent Court Liaison Forensic Mental Health service.

Adult Psychiatrist – Both Inpatient and community services are available, either separately or integrated.

The Hospital

The hospital is a large regional hospital that services 10 rural hospitals and multi-purpose health facilities across the region. This 236-bed hospital is undergoing an exciting period of growth with a redevelopment plan to provide additional inpatient beds and further outpatient and support services. The Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drugs service is an acute mental health inpatient facility that provides services including acute care, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Continuing Care Team, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team, Early Psychosis, Child and Youth Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drugs Service.

You will be joining a supportive hospital that is committed to providing exceptional healthcare to the local community and surrounding regions.

The Location

Nestled in the tropical beauty of North Queensland, this location beckons as a captivating destination for those contemplating a move. A mere hour's flight from Brisbane, this location provides a relaxed coastal lifestyle amidst stunning beaches and a tropical climate, perfect for those seeking outdoor living. Positioned near the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef, it presents an enticing prospect for individuals and families, combining urban conveniences with the allure of natural wonders, making it an appealing choice for those seeking a new, enriching chapter in their lives. This location provides the perfect balance between relaxed and comfortable rural and costal living.

Essential Criteria

FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA or eligibility for substantially comparable assessment with RANZCP.

Soak up the sun and relaxed lifestyle in a tropical QLD destination! Apply today or get in touch with Chloe to find out more.

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