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Consultant Psychiatrist - Old Age

Move to the Capital and be truly spoilt for choice, with great culture, museums, restaurants and shopping, and only a few hours drive to the closest ski resorts.

  • Join a principal university teaching hospital, affiliated with world class universities
  • Escape the city to nearby wineries, mountains and lakes
  • Take advantage of an attractive salary package
The Position
Seeking expressions of interest for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Old Persons Psychiatrist. The position will be accountable and responsible to area Clinical Director through an Individual Learning and Development Plan
 
The successful applicant will have broad experience in Community Psychiatry including the challenges of managing an itinerant population and in optimising medication options. An emphasis on Recovery within this context is essential.
 
The Hospital
The hospital that you will be working with provides specialised and acute care to the city and surrounding region. The hospital was established in 1991 and now has 600+ beds to serve a population of over half a million. Today the hospital is recognised as a national leader in the provision of high-quality healthcare, delivering a variety of medical, surgical and obstetric services. The hospital is also a principal university teaching hospital, affiliated with world class universities and research institutions.
 
The Location
This fantastic role is based in Australia’s largest inland city, with a diverse population of over 350,000 people. Living in the home of the nation’s capital you will be exposed to national buildings and treasures like never before. You will also have the luxury of experiencing world class dining and wining, whether in the vibrant civic centre or peaceful vineyards of Hall, this location caters to everyone.  This cosmopolitan city provides the perfect lifestyle for you and your family, offering community living, excellent education systems and a low crime rate.
 
Only a short drive from the cities central district are an abundance of national parks, filled with glistening lakes, magnificent mountains and unspoilt countryside. You are also a comfortable two-hour drive to the South Coast of New South Wales, which offers a relaxed atmosphere with endless beautiful beaches to uncover and activities like whale watching and sailing for the adventurous
 
Essential Criteria
Applicants must be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), and be a Fellow of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP).
 

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