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Consultant Psychiatrist

Enjoy the benefits of being based in the city and less then an hour drive to some of Queensland's most beautiful beaches.

  • Highly desirable metropolitan location
  • Large and well-supported hospital with a great culture
  • This health service is an active centre for education and research
The Position
As an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist your primary clinical work will be provided within the adult team, in both inpatient and community settings. You will be required to be flexible to meet the needs of the team, and there will be some on call requirements. This hospital is known for being a friendly place to work with great support in place, allowing its staff members to grow and develop to reach their potential.
The Hospital

The hospital that you will be working in consists of 600 beds and an emergency department that sees in excess of 4,500 patients per annum. The hospital is the major tertiary level cardiothoracic referral hospital for Queensland, the largest such unit in Australia, and one of the largest services of its type in the world. The hospital also provides emergency; general medical and surgical services; orthopaedics; rehabilitation and aged care services as well as outreach specialist services throughout Queensland.

The Mental Health Service provides a Mobile Intensive Support Team which can provide outreach services, Acute Inpatient Unit, Transitional Discharge Team, Extended care facilities, Older Adults Integrated Mental Health Team, Community Mental Health teams and Perinatal Services. It has a resource team which includes an Indigenous Mental Health Team, Forensic Liaison Officer, Dual Diagnosis Coordinator, GP Liaison Officer, Consumer Support Program, Recovery and Rehabilitation Team and an Early Psychoses Team.
The Location

You will be living in Australia’s fastest growing city that currently has a population of 1.7 million people. As the population continues to explode so does the vibrant tapestry of lively entertainment and its thriving cultural landscape which includes world-class art galleries, museums, theatres, outdoor markets, convention facilities, festivals and an array of nightclubs, bars and fine restaurants.

The “river city” is located in the south-eastern corner of Queensland and lies in the heart of one of the most diverse and popular holiday regions in Australia. The city is young and vibrant and has a cosmopolitan, yet casual way of life. The many parks and reserves on the bank of the river make for a beautiful walk and an easy way to explore the city.

Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCP, and be available to commence by Mid June 2017
If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
If you think Queensland is the place for you and you are interested in knowing more about this fantastic opportunity please contact Siobhan O'Toole quoting
Siobhan O'Toole
+61 2 8353 9071
Alternatively, click on the 'apply now' button, quote the job reference number and attach your CV.

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