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Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Inpatient & ED

Join this expanding health service only a 40 minute drive from Melbourne's busy CBD. Coastal living and quiet leafy suburbs, this is an opportunity not to be missed.

  • Join an award winning public hospital
  • Expanding health service and lots of opportunity
  • Only 40 minutes from Melbourne
The Position
Due to expansion and continued growth, Mental health are seeking a number of experienced and innovative consultants to join their team.
As a consultant psychiatrist you will be working in our newly redeveloped Inpatient Unit and Emergency Department.
The Health Service provides a comprehensive range of psychiatric adult services to the local cities. Clinical care is provided by way of two acute in–patient units, a residential community care unit, a crisis assessment and treatment team, a prevention & recovery care unit and integrated community mental health teams.
Acute Psychiatric support is provided in the emergency departments at the both of the hospitals in the health service.
The health service is a diverse, award-winning national health and aged care provider employing 6,000 people who provide compassionate and holistic care.
The Hospital
This 200 bed, large regional community hospital provides a range of services including surgical, maternity, obstetric care, dialysis, emergency, mental health, aged and palliative care, allied health services and a 24 hour emergency department. As part of the hospitals mental health program they offer a range of acute and community psychiatric services.
The Location
Located just 32 kilometres from Melbourne CBD, the suburb has been experiencing substantial growth and is quickly becoming the commuter town. Being best known for its major tourist attractions including parks and zoos, you will find a range of residential areas where much of the river is lined with parkland and pathways.
This suburb has something for the whole family from bicycle riding to fishing, and should you wish to take a trip to the local shops you can find all of your day-to-day needs in one location. With affordable spacious housing available, this location is popular for established couples and families. There are a large number of schools and training colleges in the area as well as an excellent network of trains and buses to both Melbourne and Geelong.
This ever-evolving location is definitely on to be a part of; with its family friendly facilities and endless marina development.
Essential Criteria
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCP or equivalent overseas Specialist qualification, and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.
If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.
Make a change to this suburban location close to the water. This family-friendly location has everything to offer for your new lifestyle. For further information please contact Siobhan.

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