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Consultant Psychiatrist

Join the CAT Psychiatry team, live on the 'Island of Inspiration' and enjoy a welcoming and friendly community lifestyle.

  • Join a collaborative team
  • Enjoy stunning wild landscapes
  • Attractive salary and benefits
The Opportunity
In this position you will be provided with a unique opportunity to work across the services diverse sites working as a CAT Psychiatrist. 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
The mental health department has 22 inpatient beds, not including the high dependency unit which has 6 beds and is a secure unit.
 
The health service provides psychiatric services across Child and Adolescent; Adult Community; Inpatient and Extended Treatment; and Older Person. The hospital is one of the largest of all the Tasmanian state agencies and provides more than 1.5 million occasions of service annually to clients.
 
The Location
Known as the ‘Island of Inspiration’, Tasmania is a place of wild and beautiful landscapes; friendly, welcoming community; wonderful food and wine; and a pleasant temperate climate, where you can experience a truly relaxed and idyllic lifestyle.
 
Your new home town is not only renowned for its relaxing atmosphere but also delicious food and drink, particularly its cheeses. The lush green pastures contribute towards making the very best milk for cheese production, particularly the world famous Camembert, and as such the town has earned a gourmet reputation. Local distilled whisky can also be enjoyed. There are many spectacular walking trails and hikes in the area, to help you work up the appetite you’ll need to enjoy such delicious local produce.
 
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
 
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.
 
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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