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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult

Work only an hour from Sydney!

  • Acute Inpatient
  • 1 hours drive from Sydney
  • Beautiful location that has lots to offer
The Opportunity
Allowing you to break into the highly competitive Sydney market, this exciting opportunity is for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join an expanding Mental Health Service. This role will see you working in an Acute Inpatient ward where you will utilise your sound clinical knowledge. The hospital is seeking a consultant who thrives on working in an Acute setting and enjoys the diversity that it brings.
 
The Hospital
The hospital is a 650-bed teaching hospital and the Emergency Department treats over 54,000 patients annually. It covers a population of approximately 350,000 people.
 
The Mental Health centre has a 32 bed Acute inpatient psychiatric unit, a 12 bed High Dependency unit and a 12 bed Older Persons Mental Health unit. There is also a 6 bed Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre.
 
Providing treatment on a short-term basis, the team works in close collaboration with all interface areas including Community Mental Health and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). It is a multidisciplinary team including Medical, Nursing, Social and Occupational therapists.
 
The Location
You will be working/living in one of Australia’s top tourist destinations, with over 3 million visitors per year. Based less than an hour from Sydney, this location offers it all. From amazing bush walks, dramatic scenery and beautiful galleries and gardens, you will never be stuck for something to do!
 
Alternatively, you can live closer to the Sydney CBD and commute. Sydney has some of the countries top schools, leading universities and progressive college’s.
 
From stunning beaches, harbour views and exquisite shopping to rugged plains, mountains and lakes, Sydney is an amazing place to live.
 
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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