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Join a Forensic and Secure Team in this supportive role suitable for Advanced Training

  • 6 month contracts available with the possibility to extend
  • Further your career development towards Specialist qualification
  • Metropolitan location that offers easy access to the CBD

The Position

As a Principal House Officer or Registrar, you will provide medical services to the Forensic and Secure Services including a High Security Inpatient Service, Prison Mental Health Service, Secure Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit or Extended Forensic Treatment and Rehabilitation Unit. This role is suitable for Stage 2 and 3 Training and Advanced Training in Forensic Psychiatry with RANZCP. You will be well supported, working under the supervision of Consultant Psychiatrists to provide evidence-based, efficient, effective, and equitable care within the public health setting. You will provide daily mental health assessment and management to consumers in inpatient, outpatient and emergency care settings, and arrange investigations and consultation from specialist and medical services where appropriate.

The Service

This major acute hospital has over 350 beds and offers services in all major health specialities, including anaesthetics, emergency, medicine, surgery, intensive and coronary care, orthopaedics, obstetrics, paediatrics, palliative care, rehabilitation and mental health along with a full range of allied health services. It has a major teaching role, providing both undergraduate and postgraduate clinical education and training.

The Location

Being on the outskirts of a major city, and only a couple of hours drive from South Queensland’s best beaches, this is an ideal location to cater for those looking for peace and tranquillity and also city life and the beaches. The area itself has much to offer indoors and outdoors, with wonderful nature reserves and art galleries. There is a range of beautiful parks and gardens where you can explore the lush landscapes and bushlands or take to the bike tracks and tree top walks.

Essential Criteria

You will hold current registration with the Australian Medical Board (AHPRA) or be eligible for registration with experience from a comparable healthcare system (New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, Canada, or USA). You will have completed a minimum of two years postgraduate experience and a full term in Psychiatry (10 weeks). Those who have finished basic training with RANZCP will be provided opportunities to complete Advanced Training.

Further develop your medical career without compromising your work-life balance in this beautiful region – get in touch today for a no-obligation discussion.