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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child & Youth

Maybe a beautiful Sea Change is on the horizon for 2017 / 2018? Make the move to Australia's Sunshine State!

  • Child & Youth Psychiatry role with an attractive remuneration package.
  • Access to the Great Barrier Reef and many more adventures to be had.
  • Affordable and beautiful housing, so that you can own your own Queenslander dream house in paradise.
The Position 
As an experienced Consultant Psychiatrist your primary clinical work will be provided within the local communities, with inpatient care available in collaboration with the mental health Child & Youth inpatient units and health service clinical departments. 
 
You will be required to participate in the after-hours on-call roster and you will be responsible for the supervision and training to undergraduate medical students, Interns and Mental Health registrar program.
 
Known as a friendly place to work and well supported, with a Continuum Model which they like, this is a wonderful place to join with a great culture. As it's a small team, they don't get compartmental-ism and there is plenty of training across the sub specialties available.


The Hospital 
Since it opened in the 90's, one of the Hospital's has built a reputation for excellence especially in professional education and attracts medical and nursing programs in conjunction with the leading Universities in Queensland. The other hospital provides an extensive range of services to the local community and the two hospitals work in partnership in addressing the needs of the population. They provide services including sub-acute inpatient care, acute inpatient Mental Health as well as community based services such as mental, allied and oral health. A new $1.8million specialist rehabilitation unit provides rehabiliitation care in an appropriate setting.

The Health Service offers the following Services: 24 hour emergency department, level 4 ICU, internal medicine, general surgery, paediatrics, orthopaedic surgery, perioperative, general outpatients, obstetrics and gynaecology, medical imaging, pathology, pharmacy, renal unit, palliative care, specialist outpatients, oncology, acute services physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, dietetics and social work, community child and family health, school health, community health nursing, indigenous health, alcohol tobacco and other drugs, paediatric development, Transition Care and Chronic Disease Management, Breast Care nursing services, community based rehab team, women’s cancer screening, mental health, oral health, midwifery outreach service, hospital in the home.
 
The Location
The area is well known for its relaxed lifestyle, natural beauty and local attractions with access to the Great Barrier Reef, coral islands and an abundance of outdoor activities.

A town steeped in history, it boasts a relaxed atmosphere and is nestled upon a river. With beautifully preserved colonial streets, visitors have the chance to soak up some of Queensland's richest history and heritage architecture. Once one of Australia's largest ports, and now voted one of Queensland's "Must Do" experiences, the original wharf district is now home to vintage restaurants, pubs, museums and art galleries.

A must when visiting this town is a visit to its famous weekly markets. Every Thursday the city centre transforms into a bustling outdoor market with a great variety of art, craft and fresh produce. End the week with Sunday in the Park - a lazy Sunday morning of fun, food, brass bands, steam ride trains and river cruises!

Housing is very affordable with the median house price of $280,000 and rent price of $300 per week. Parents will also have peace of mind with access to quality childcare and schooling facilities with lovely local Primary and Secondary Schools, as well as some progressive Grammar Schools and Private Schools.
 
 
Why Wavelength? 
Wavelength International has built a reputation for creating and delivering a personalised, consultative approach to the career needs of doctors for over twelve years. We pride ourselves on really listening to the needs of our candidates, offering only honest, expert advice. 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 
To be successful in applying for either position you must hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, or the relevant equivalent, and be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

You will also be required to meet the English language proficiency requirements, as deemed necessary.

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.
 
Don’t miss out on your chance to work in this stunning location, where you can share your knowledge and expertise. 

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