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Consultant Psychiatrist - 3 days a week - Old Age

Work close to Melbourne in one of Australia's leading health services.

  • 3 days a week permanent position
  • Less then 2 hours from Melbourne CBD
  • Enjoy a friendly hospital with modern facilities

The Position
As an Older Aged Consultant Psychiatrist, you will provide clinical leadership and provision of best practice standards in older person’s psychiatry across the Division. With a demonstrated record of working with Old Age Psychiatry, you will contribute to standards and models of care in an Inpatient Hospital setting. You will also assist in the training and development of other clinical staff, other health professionals and students. 

The Hospital
The hospital is a 257-bed public hospital. As a teaching hospital they work closely the local university's and provide placements and clinical experience for students. The hospital is the main Mental Health Provider in the region as well has providing services in elective surgery, emergency care, aged care, obstetrics, pharmacy, rehabilitation and medical and radiation oncology.
 
The service operates across ten sites and provides inpatient and community mental health care for child and youth, adult and aged care service streams. It also operates a Community Residential Care Unit and a Prevention and Recovery Care Unit. The community service is supported by a 77 bed inpatient facility.
 
The Location
Located less than 1.5 hours from Melbourne CBD, you have the best of both city and rural locations. As the regions entertainment headquarters, you have beautiful park lands, restaurants and historic sights on your door step.
 
Essential Criteria
The position requires a candidate with a solid background in psychiatric practice as well as registration or eligibility for registration as a Specialist in Psychiatry with the Australian Health Practitioner Agency (AHPRA). Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) is required.   

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