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Clinical Director Psychiatry

A sensational south coast adventure awaits you with this fabulous WA opportunity

  • Generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Combine the best of coastal and urban living
  • Flexible working arrangements
The Position
As an experienced Clinical Director, you will be responsible for the Clinical Governance for the service. You will be working collaboratively with both the management and the clinical team to ensure the service development and patient care is second to none. As the Clinical Director of Mental Health, you will be responsible for directly supervising a medical team of 4 Consultant Psychiatrists and 6 Junior doctors including Psychiatry trainees, providing care in both inpatient and outpatient mental health settings. The Clinical Director is also required to manage a proportionate clinical caseload which by arrangement can be within a number of mental health specific care sub specialities applicable to our rural health setting.

The Hospital
This modern facility currently undergoing re-development will provide the region’s 55,000 residents with improved services. The improvements include an expanded emergency department, a comprehensive cancer care service, improved maternity facilities and services, an improved six-bed high dependency unit next to the emergency department and the inpatient mental health ward increased from 9 to 16 beds and collocated with community mental health team to improve care.
 
The Location
Located in the southern tip of Western Australia, this location is known for its beaches and its rugged coast line.
This city enjoys a superb natural environment with beautiful beaches and long, warm days. You have the opportunity for swimming, fishing, boating, whale watching and a whole host of other outdoor activities. It is a fabulous location for all seasons.

In town, you can enjoy alfresco cafes and restaurants, great local shopping facilities and a thriving arts & cultural environment. With a wealth of good local schools for all ages, great sporting facilities and a low crime rate, this is a wonderful location to bring up a family.

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 Essential Criteria
 
Australia/NZMust hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA
UK/IrelandMust hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more
USAMust hold Certificate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.
CanadaMust hold Fellowship in Psychiatry or Certificate in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.
 
Contact Siobhan today to find out more about this role and many others available.

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