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An opportunity to join this fantastic private service on a full-time or part-time basis

  • Walk into a very busy service with a growing demand for mental health services in this community
  • Provide your expertise across inpatient and outpatient services
  • Patient age ranges from Adolescent to Older Adult based on your preference

The Position

Due to a growing demand for health care services in this region, you will be required to provide your expertise as a VMO within this private service. You will be joining three other Psychiatrists currently covering a 25-bed Mental Health Inpatient Unit plus Outpatient services. This region is set to experience significant residential and employment growth over the coming years and with two Psychiatrists having closed their books there is certainly opportunity to maximize your income. You will benefit from a guaranteed income initially while you build your practice, as well as support staff who manage all bookings and administration.

With an evidence-based treatment approach, you will have the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and expertise across ECT, older persons mental health, acute adult psychiatry, mood disorders, anxiety and depression, inpatient therapy programs, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), CBT-based programs, a broad range of day therapy programs to support ongoing recovery and wellness as well as outreach programs.

The Hospital

You will be joining an experienced team of Specialist Physicians, Rehabilitation Physicians, Psychiatrists, Rehabilitation, Medical, Nursing and Allied Health professionals. This private hospital has been in operating since 1922, expanding to a specialist service providing medical, rehabilitation, palliative care and mental health care to the community with just under 80 beds and 100 Specialists. The Mental Health Unit itself compromises of single rooms for the treatment of mood disorders, anxiety, depression and older adult conditions. The facility is designed to deliver care in the least restrictive manner allowing patients to feel relaxed and comfortable.

The Location

Situated near the coast in NSW, you will find yourself within exploring distance of beautiful national parks and sandy beaches. With a comfortable 3-hour drive from Sydney, this is a fantastic town to be based. There are several public and private schools in and around the area, with varied real estate options to suit all budgets and styles.

Essential Criteria

You will hold FRANZCP and Specialist registration with AHPRA. If you are subject to the 10 year moratorium unfortunately you are unable to work here at this stage, being a site with DWS status. Overseas applicants cannot be supported.

Make this popular holiday destination your new home and enjoy the relaxing waterways and warm weather year-round – Get in contact today for further details.