Consultant Psychiatrist - Community Adult

Relocate to a beautiful part of the country with easy access to Brisbane and the Gold Coast and experience country hospitality at its best!

  • Large well established hospital and health service
  • Take a challenge and propel your career
  • Excellent earning potential and competitive package
The Opportunity
You will be responsible for providing high quality clinical care to clients requiring clinical services in psychiatry and appropriateness of individual patient treatment, in relation to those patients allocated to their care.

This is mixture of community and inpatient with the community / rural clinic approx. 1 hours from the service. This role is General Adult with some Consultation Liaison duties. 
The Hospital
The Service delivers clinical services to approximately 300,000 people from 29 facilities, including one large regional referral hospital, one extended inpatient mental health service, three medium sized regional hub hospitals, twelve rural hospitals, three multipurpose health services, three community outpatient clinics and six residential aged care facilities.
The Health Service District provides an integrated network of acute, mental health, aged care, community and allied health inpatient and outpatient services to the community and some services provide extended services to South West Queensland.
This progressive mental health service integrates Acute and Community Services, including Adult Mental Health Service, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Older Persons Mental Health Service, Triage and Acute Care Team, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team and the Acute Mental Health Unit and Extended Inpatient Service. The Extended Inpatient Service provides specialist clinical services across Acquired Brain Injury Program, Dual Disability Program, Extended Treatment and Rehabilitation Program, Intellectual Disability Program, Older Persons Program, Secure Services Program and Living Skills Services.
The Location
Surrounded by picturesque farmlands interspersed with low rolling hills, this area plays host to a variety of activities. From here you can explore one of Australia's most exciting new boutique wine regions and visit and taste wine at more than five cellar doors nearby. There are stunning tours to take, with must see waterfalls and waterholes; delicious local food and plenty of history and heritage.
Average house prices are very affordable, where you can own a lovely sprawling property, or a smaller newly built house in town. There are private and public schools to choose from, so you know you’ll be able to find the right fit for your children.
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.