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Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult

Live and work in an amazing coastal location that combines the beauty of the tropics with the excitement of the city.

  • This Service is closely affiliated with two major Universities
  • Only a 1.45 hour flight to Brisbane
  • Known as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef

The Position
As consultant psychiatrist, you will be responsible for allocated patients and work with a multidisciplinary team that encompasses Registrars, Resident Medical Officers (RMO), Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists and Occupational Therapists.

You will ensure that clinical services for patients and service users are delivered to the highest professional and ethical standards, across Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service (ATODS), Consultation Liaison (CL) and Specialty Mental Health Services (MHS), focussing primarily on the services provided by the ATODS.

You will provide expert clinical care across specifically to the Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Service (CAYAS) within the Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Service and the Young Peoples Early Intervention Team.

You will work for a health service that provides a range of mental health services to meet the tertiary mental health needs of people living in North Queensland. The health service offers a supportive environment for employees in a progressive workplace.

The Institute of Mental Health, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Services strives to support the recovery of consumers through the provision of recovery-oriented services, designed to assist them to live well despite limitations resulting from their mental illness, its treatment, and personal or environmental conditions.

The Location 
This coastal city, located less than a two hour flight from Brisbane, combines the beauty of the tropics with the excitement and convenience of a major city. The city is probably most renowned as the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and this brings tourists and diving enthusiast from around the world. With its marvellous climate and beautiful countryside landscapes, it retains its country town charm and laid back lifestyle despite the size, copious amenities and abundance of activities the city has to offer.

With its spectacular natural beauty and excellent amenities and facilities, the city is also an extremely attractive area to raise a family, owing to its healthy real estate market and a vast array of excellent schooling options, so you can be sure that you and your family can enjoy a truly comfortable lifestyle.

Essential Criteria 
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCP, or be close to obtaining fellowship, and be eligible for registration with AHPRA.

If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

Why Wavelength?
Wavelength is an industry recognised award-winning medical recruitment agency and we have spent the last 18 years finding jobs for doctors throughout Australia, New Zealand & beyond. Why not use the relationships that we have fostered with our network of hospitals to ensure that your CV gets premium exposure, that you get the best possible salary and, most importantly, secure your dream role.

To find out more information on how you can seize this fantastic career opportunity and live in an amazing tropical location, please contact me ASAP! 

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