Adult Psychiatrist. 6 month role start in Dec 2018

Rare 6 month opportunity in this truly diverse, vibrant harbour city

  • Enjoy a tropical climate in this vibrant and laid-back harbour city
  • Work alongside a team that prides themselves on high-quality care and colleague support
  • Contribute to a clinical setting where you can really make a difference
The Opportunity
An opportunity exists for an Adult Psychiatrist to start in December on a 6 month fixed term contract. You will be responsible for providing high quality care to consumers requiring clinical services in psychiatry and appropriateness of individual patient treatment, in relation to those patients allocated to your care.

The Hospital
This tertiary, teaching hospital holds over 340 beds and serves as the primary hospital for an estimated current population of 140,000. The hospital also serves as the referral hospital for rural and remote communities for the surrounding areas expanding the services area to 614,000 square kilometres – approximately twice the size of Victoria.
 
The hospital has a wide range of specialist services in Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Coronary Care, acute medical and surgical, Rehabilitation, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Mental Health.
 
The hospital prides itself on looking after their staff. It offers staff accommodation on campus, from single air-conditioned units to four-bedroom houses. In addition, there are many sporting facilities you can use to keep fit and healthy including an air-conditioned gymnasium and squash courts, outdoor tennis courts and a sparkling 25-metre pool under shade cloth. There is also a comprehensive health library you can access with 10,000 books and 500 journal titles available. Medical databases are networked throughout the Campus and there are Medline searching, reference and inter-library loans services as well.
 
The Location
You will be living in a vibrant harbour city renowned for its tropical climate and enviable laid-back, outdoor lifestyle. The city has many miles of unpolluted beaches which provide the backdrop for beautiful sunsets. You can spend your free time with the locals on the beach attempting to catch the barramundi that is famous in the region.
 
The international airport provides direct access to South East Asia and beyond. Sunny days and balmy nights support a lifestyle that is relaxed with an emphasis on outdoor activities for both single people and families. Lifestyle is laid back and friendly, and the community supportive of newcomers.

Essential Criteria
 
Australia/NZMust hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA
 
Other qualifications can of course be assessed on a case-by-case basis. For those unable to work at Consultant level, there are multiple opportunities to take advantage of at Senior Medical Officer and Registrar level.
 
Contact Siobhan today to find out more about this role and many others available.