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Consultant Psychiatrist

If you are looking for a career experience like no other then look no further!

  • A community based role - outpatient services
  • A generous remuneration package and employment benefits on offer
  • Live in an outback oasis with something for everyone
The Position
In this role, you will provide specialist psychiatric knowledge and skills to facilitate the delivery of quality mental health care to patients of the Integrated Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs service and the Homeless Health Outreach Team.
You will also provide professional leadership, training, education and supervision to medical staff and other health care professionals.
Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.
The Hospital
The Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland.
Integrated Mental Health Services offer a free and confidential service specialising in the assessment and treatment of individuals who have, or are at risk of developing, a major mental illness. Specialist services include counselling, case management, consultations liaison, 24 hour crisis intervention, outreach and education.
The Location
This is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, the city has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.
Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ it represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the local Rodeo which is the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere.
This is a great place to live and work!
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/CCST) 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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