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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult

Work in the heart of Perth and join an experienced team. Only a 10 minute drive to some of Perth's most iconic beaches, this is a beautiful spot to explore.

  • Experience the heart and soul of this vibrant and welcoming city
  • 18 month contract
  • A fully accredited psychiatric teaching hospital, which has research and education facilities located on campus
               
The Opportunity 
This hospital is seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist for an 18-month contract in their inpatient unit.  The hospital is a fully accredited psychiatric teaching hospital, and has research and education facilities located on the campus.
 
The role calls for a psychiatrist who is consultative and collegiate; is committed to working under a patient centred multi-disciplinary team approach; and is committed to clinical teaching and clinical research. The position reports to the Clinical Director.
 
The Hospital
The hospital is used as a major training facility for medical, nursing and other health professionals specialising in adult mental health. It is Western Australia's largest mental health inpatient facility, and the only public stand-alone psychiatric teaching hospital. There are 178 beds, and 320 nurses on staff.
 
Other services at the hospital include the State Forensic Mental Health Service, the Psychiatric Services Library, CECAT an art therapy centre and Statewide Indigenous Mental Health Services.
 
The Location
The hospital is just over 15 minutes’ drive from Perth CBD. With its close proximity to the Perth city centre, you will find yourself working among a fabulous range of attractions, parks and museums as well as shopping centres, theatres, world class restaurants and bars. Award winning small boutique wineries are just a short drive away in the Swan Valley, or head down the coast to the world famous Vineyards in the Margaret River Region.
 
There is a large range of both private and public schooling options from preschool, primary and secondary school within the local city. Tertiary education is also readily available within the local area and surrounding suburbs.
 
This suburban area can offer you stunning housing whether you are looking to buy or rent and in a safe and secure environment. This, together with the Perth’s iconic beaches only a 10 minute drive away, will leave you wondering why you haven’t made a move to the area before.
 
Essential Criteria
You may already be working as a Consultant Psychiatrist and hold FRANZCP, or, you could be obtaining fellowship in the next few months and be eager to secure your first consultant post.
RANZCP Supervisor certification desirable. ECT not required.

If you want to enjoy a flexible work/life balance, a great team environment and a commitment to professional development why not find out more? Apply now or contact Siobhan for a no-obligation discussion.
 

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