Consultant Psychiatrist in Tropical Queensland

This role will see you based in one of Australia's most stunning locations

  • Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult
  • Tropical Qld Location
  • 2 positions available
The Position
This highly regard hospital is seeking a specialist psychiatric/senior staff specialists to facilitate the delivery of high quality mental health care to patients of the service. This role will see you work in both an inpatient and community setting. 

The Hospital
This Far North Queensland hospital is responsible for providing public hospital and health services to a population of approximately 250,000 people. 

The Mental Health service holds 48 beds in Mental Health wards at the recently renovated hospital and consists of a consultation liaison psychiatry service, several community mental health teams, a Forensic Mental Health Team, a Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Treatment Team, Older Persons Mental Health Team, an Acute Care Team, an Emergency Department Mental Health Team, A Dual Diagnosis Team, a Rural and Remote area Mental Health Service and Child and Youth Mental Health Services.

The service is a specialist evidence based service for children, youth, adults and aged persons who have serious and complex mental health needs.

The Location
With the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef on your doorstep, this region is full of natural wonder. Warm waters, lush rain-forests, offshore reefs teeming with fish and dazzling white-sand beaches are just some of the big natural attractions. Meanwhile the city itself offers a beautiful Esplanade, century-old Botanic Gardens, bars, restaurants and an art gallery to explore.
 
Whether your hobby is diving, walking, fishing or laying in the sunshine, this region offers it all. With 300 days of sunshine a year you can always make the most of the city itself or escape for a day trip or weekend away.

Essential Criteria
Australia/NZMust hold FRANZCP, and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA

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.