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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult

Combine a challenging career with a wonderful lifestyle opportunity.

  • Earn up to $553,175 depending on your experience
  • Perfectly located in the city
  • Strong network and experience team
The Opportunity
As part of an innovative service with a strong research focus and funds, you have a rare opportunity to join an expert team of first class professionals. With a strong support network, you will be responsible for providing a clinical service to a number of facilities and services in the continuum of acuity from hospital based services to community based services within the area based service.
You will contribute to teaching/training at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will participate in research. You will be required to work collaboratively with team leaders and other senior health professionals in a multidisciplinary setting to ensure that the Directorate delivers effective and efficient quality mental health services.
The Hospital
The Health Service is an incorporated hospital that provides acute and community services metropolitan Adelaide and tertiary services to a wider catchment area.
The service provides inpatient, outpatient, emergency and mental health services to a population of more than 250,000 people.
It has a proud and strong tradition of providing excellent clinical care, teaching and research, and has developed a fine reputation as having a teaching hospital with many world acclaimed achievements in its history.
The Location
Located in one of South Australia’s most lively and up and coming city’s with a growing population that currently stands at one million, the hospital is in an excellent location for those wanting a metropolitan area that is bounded by mountain ranges. With the added benefit of a short 15 minute journey to the sea, this area really does have it all!
A deep outback heritage runs through this city while maintaining all the current luxurys of a modernised city, with annual festivals and events, a lively nightlife, winery’s and cellar doors at every turn. And, with several major national parks at your door, you will never run out of things to do on weekends or time off.
With a constant warmer climate and a low rainfall record all year round, this is an ideal place for those who love the outdoors, with state of the art public transport options around including a train system and regular buses, you can travel freely to explore your new home!
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) 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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