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Consultant Psychiatrist - Old Age

Apply now, this one won't last long! Enjoy a diverse clinical role and career, while living and working in an area famous for its beaches and lifestyle.

  • Live in a stunning location with city and surf on your doorstep
  • Opportunity for personal and professional growth
  • Generous salary package commensurate with experience, up to $393,014 per annum
The Opportunity
This is an exciting opportunity for you to make a move to the beautifully diverse south east of
Queensland and join the Old Age Psychiatry team.
You will provide acute and continuing clinical care to patients of the Mental Health and Specialist Services and you will clinically manage on a day to day basis the associated multidisciplinary patient care team to ensure the provision of appropriate client care.
In addition, you will provide professional leadership within psychiatry and provide training, education and supervision to junior medical staff and other health care members.
The Hospital
This service provides public health care to more than 500,000 people living in one of Australia’s most desired lifestyle destinations. With an annual operating budget exceeding $1.2 billion, the service oversees more than 1000 beds across three hospitals, as well as a wide range of community facilities and services. They deliver world-class patient care and by talking to any one of their 6000 employees, you will see why!
The hospital provides high quality treatment for patients while also offering world class facilities for health research and teaching. It is the largest clinical and research facility in Australia and for health students, the training environment is second to none.
The service has state-of-the-art facilities and provides clinical services in medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, mental health, paediatrics, emergency medicine with aeroretrieval, intensive care, palliative care, anaesthetics, allied health, ambulatory and outpatient. New services include radiotherapy, neuroscience and cardiac surgery. The hospital has 20 operating theatres and the emergency department is four times larger than the previous emergency department, and is supported by a new medical assessment unit.
The Location
The hospital is located 80 kilometres south of Brisbane in a very popular tourist destination. It is known throughout the world for its beaches and idyllic climatic conditions. Beyond the stunning coastline is a vast rainforest with breathtaking scenery. The city has everything you expect from a modern coastal town with a wealth of shops, cafes and restaurants and bars and a variety of cultural attractions including musicals, the ballet and theatres.
The city offers a wonderful relaxed lifestyle and is home to excellent education facilities including private and public schools and opportunities for higher education. There is a broad range of employment opportunities, and affordable housing options. You can forget the traffic jams; you can be at work within 10 minutes of home.
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
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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