Consultant Psychiatrist - Acute Inpatient - Adult

Work an hour from Sydney!

  • Acute Inpatient
  • 1 hours drive from Sydney
  • Beautiful location that has lots to offer.
The position:
Allowing you to break into the highly competitive Sydney market, this exciting opportunity is for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join an expanding Mental Health Service. This role will see you working in a Acute Inpatient ward where you will utilise your sound clinical knowledge. The hospital is seeking a consultant who thrives working in an Acute setting and enjoys the diversity that brings.

The Hospital:
The hospital is a 650-bed teaching hospital and the Emergency Department treats over 54,000 patients annually. It covers a population of approximately 350,000 people.
The Mental Health centre has a 32 bed Acute inpatient psychiatric unit, a 12 bed High Dependency unit and a 12 bed Older Persons Mental Health unit. There is also a 6 bed Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre.
Providing treatment on a short-term basis, the team works in close collaboration with all interface areas including Community Mental Health and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). It is a multidisciplinary team including Medical, Nursing, Social and Occupational therapists.

The Location:
You will be living in one of Australia’s top tourist destinations, with over 3 million visitors per year. Based less than an hour from Sydney, this location offers it all. From amazing bush walks, dramatic scenery and beautiful galleries and gardens, you will never be stuck for something to do!

Essential Criteria 
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCP or be close to obtaining fellowship and be eligible for General Specialist registration with AHPRA. Psychiatrists with the equivalent overseas qualification, who are eligible for registration for AHPRA are also encouraged to apply.