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Career Medical Officer Psychiatry

Career, salary and lifestyle - you can have it all with this opportunity

  • Join a major referral hospital with research supported via links with the local university
  • Work in a tight-knit supportive team
  • Escape busy city life and enjoy a laid back lifestyle
The Position
An opportunity has just become available for a Career Medical Officer Psychiatry to join this Mental Health Service. You will be fully supported by other Consultants and junior staff, who will assist you in the assessment, treatment and education of your patients and their families. You will ensure that clinical services for patients and service users are delivered to the highest professional and ethical standards, across the psychiatric service.
The Hospital
This hospital is one of largest of all the Tasmanian state agencies. The hospital is responsible for delivering integrated services that maintain and improve the health and wellbeing of the Tasmanian community.
The hospital provides more than one and a half million occasions of service annually to clients. In addition to the services it provides directly, they also contract or provide funding for a wide range of services within the private and non-government sectors.
The Location
You will experience Tasmania's coast where you can forget the rat race and join the human race. The location is renowned for its close knit and supportive communities, exceptional lifestyle opportunities and superb family facilities. House prices are typically less than a third of the cost of Sydney or Melbourne giving you the opportunity to live in your dream home.
In your spare time you can unwind by taking a walk along the beachside boardwalk or why not explore the rugged coastline with beautiful beaches, resort towns and many parks that are nearby. Enjoy walking in the rainforest and let the dramatic waterfalls take your breath away or have a family picnic near the river where you might be able to catch a glimpse of a platypus.
With Tasmania's pristine wilderness on your doorstep and Melbourne only an hour's flight away, you can experience the best of both regional and city living, and can enjoy the type of charming lifestyle others only dream of.
Why Wavelength
Wavelength is an industry recognised, award-winning medical recruitment agency. We have spent the last 18 years finding jobs for healthcare professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand. Use the relationships we have fostered with our extensive network of hospitals to ensure your CV gets premium exposure, and you get access to the best jobs possible.
Wavelength takes the hassle out of looking for a new job. Whether you are looking to further your career, need a new challenge or are interested in a change of scenery, we have the knowledge and resources to help. We understand your needs and make the whole process easy.
Our range of specialist career consultants also includes a dedicated team of migration agents, who will be happy to assist with all aspects of your registration and visa processes if required.
Essential Criteria
AustraliaMust hold current registration or be eligible to apply with AHPRA
NZMust be a NZ medical graduate and completed internship; or hold NZREX and have completed internship-equivalent in NZ
UK/IrelandMust be a UK/Irish medical graduate and have completed internship
Must hold PLAB 1 & 2 and have completed internship-equivalent in UK, Ireland, NZ, USA or Canada
USAMust hold USMLE 1, 2 & 3 and have completed 2 years’ residency in the US
CanadaMust hold LMCC
OtherMust have completed the AMC MCQs
Other qualifications can of course be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Take advantage of this exciting career opportunity and make majestic Tasmania your new home. Contact Siobhan today for more information or to express an interest.

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