Consultant Psychiatrist - Consultation Liaison

An opportunity to work for one of the largest Health Services in NSW.

  • Consultation Liaison Psychiatry role
  • Stunning coastal location
  • Large teaching hospital
The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the largest Health Services in NSW.
 
The service is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist to join their Consultation Liaison team. This role is approx 0.8 however it can be made into a full time role if required. 

The Hospital 
You will be joining one of the region’s largest employers with a workforce of more than 7,300 across eight hospital sites and community health services with an annual budget of more than $900 million, a Local Health District that is one of the top performing LHD’s within NSW Health currently. The catchment area extends about 250km along the coastal strip, servicing a population of more than 400,000 residents.
 
The region has a major referral and teaching hospital, with over 500 beds. This hospital provides a large variety of inpatient, outpatient and community-based services to ensure patients receive excellent health outcomes. The hospital treats 47,000 patients annually including specialist and complex cases. To meet the growing needs of the community the hospital is currently undertaking a $1000000 enhancement, so there is great potential moving forward. As a dedicated teaching hospital, the hospital has strong affiliations with prestigious universities and research institutions. There is even an academic suite used especially for the training medical students.
 
The Hospital provides excellent opportunities for Psychiatrists. On offer is a comprehensive range of psychiatric services including hospital-based, community and specialist services to youth, adults and aged people in the community. You will be primarily based at the major referral hospital but will also have the opportunity to be involved in other establishments other mental health services.
 
The Location 
This role will see you living and working in one of New South Wales’ most idyllic regions. You will be surrounded by captivating sunsets and coastal strips stretching for miles. There is a wide variety of leisurely and energetic activities to keep you entertained. For adventure seekers, the city offers extreme sports such as abseiling and paragliding to push you to your limits. For those who enjoy a more peaceful lifestyle, the city is surrounded by unspoilt beaches and national parks with breathtaking panoramic views.
 
You will be living in New South Wales third largest city, known for its vibrant and thriving atmosphere. Famously the city is home to one of the top 1% of research universities in the world and presents great educational facilities for all ages.  Additionally, this destination is one of the rare coastal cities that offer affordable beachside living, making it perfect for families and couples alike. The city is also well connected and only 80km from Sydney Airport, making this the perfect location for those who love a weekend getaway.
 
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 or FRACMA, and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA