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Consultant Psychiatrist

This Service is expanding in 2017/2018 and they are pleased to welcome applications from dynamic Inpatient and Community Adult Consultant Psychiatrists.

  • Work with a skilled multidisciplinary team
  • Only an hour south of Melbourne CBD
  • Family orientated location
The Opportunity
You will have a focus on service improvement and person-centred care, in support of the services aims to further strengthen their responsiveness and support to members of the community experiencing significant mental illness.
With the service expanding, there are 3 new positions, which will be embedded in an established adult service with IP, PARCS, PAPU and Community Mental Health services, that aim to provide the best mental health service they can to the community. The service has a strong commitment to teaching, registrar training and research.
You will be working with a skilled and experienced multidisciplinary team across the integrated services.
The Hospital
With over 900 beds this health service provides a wide range of services from obstetrics to aged care, rehabilitation, emergency and intensive care, oncology, psychiatric services and Hospital in the Home (HITH).
In addition to providing quality, accessible health care services they are a teaching hospital and have a history of contributing to medical research. Both hospitals are teaching hospitals, and the organisation is structured to offer integrated health care providing a wide range of coordinated services to the community, including 8 Mental Health teams across Adult, Aged, Youth, Inpatient and Community.
The Location
Based just south of Victoria, you will be based on the beautiful peninsula looking out to the Bass Strait.
There are hundreds of ways to discover the area, from Mazes and Gardens to Vineyards, Art Galleries, Museums, Hot Springs and Day Spas.
South of Melbourne CBD you will find yourself in a thriving district with affordable housing and featuring a high level of cultural diversity.
There are a number of excellent private and public schooling options to choose from across the region, you will also be in close proximity to the world top 30 ranked university.
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
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.
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.

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