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Consultant Psychiatrist - Community

This is a rare opportunity to support the local and farming community, with room to grow and develop the service.

  • Live where you like and FIFO to Rural Queensland
  • Earn up to $475,099 (depending on experience)
  • Less than a 2 hour flight from Brisbane
The Opportunity
You will be providing outreach services to the local communities, working alongside a multidisciplinary team, including a GP with Advanced Specialist Training in Psychiatry.
 
The service is offering a flexible work arrange, where you can either be based locally in a full time or part time position with some Private Practice; or work less than full time, and have private practice; or a combination of the above, including FIFO, with a home base in a location of your choice.
 
The Hospital
The hospital has recently undergone a $7 million upgrade and refurbishment as part of a $51.58 million statewide Rural hospital rectification works program.
 
The mental health service offers medical and psychiatric assessment of existing or possible mental health problems, design and implementation of therapy, case management, crisis intervention, and community liaison and education.
 
The Location
The region has a lot to offer, from Museums to River Cruises, station visits and scenic flights, and all just less than two hours by plane from Brisbane.
 
Whether you choose to live in this beautiful farming community, or base yourself on the Queensland Coast, you’ll be spoilt for your choice of beautiful properties and friendly locals.
 
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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