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Consultant Psychiatrist - Private Hospital

Join a leading health care provider with an impeccable reputation dedicated to nurturing both their patients and staff.

  • Live in Australia's sunniest capital city
  • Opportunity to add in Private Practice
  • Well supported by junior staff
The Opportunity
Take the next step in your career with this diverse position, and join Perth’s newest hospital providing free medical care for patients in the east metropolitan and Wheatbelt regions. There are options for full or part time roles, and private practice.
This role calls for a psychiatrist who is consultative and collegiate and has experience in the management of high acuity patients in a complex hospital environment; is committed to working under a patient centred multi-disciplinary team approach; and is committed to clinical teaching and clinical research.
This position will report to the Clinical Director and is well supported with junior staff. You will participate in the on-call roster which is approximately one week in every 4-5 weeks.
The Hospital
This is a $360 million state of the art hospital that is committed to delivering the very best in health care. First class, contemporary facilities and a distinctive compassionate care greatly contributes to a healthy future for the local area and surrounding communities.
The new hospital encompasses a total of 367 beds with the mental health unit consisting of 56 beds; 25 adult beds, 16 older age beds and 15 secure beds and 4 ED beds.
Treatment programs include anxiety and depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, psychogeriatric and psychotic disorders.
The Location
Just over 30 minutes’ drive from Perth CBD this city is one of the fastest growing areas in Western Australia. 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 affordable housing whether you are looking to buy or rent and in a safe and secure environment. This, together with the friendly residents and relaxed atmosphere, will leave you wondering why you didn’t consider making this your home sooner.
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
UK/IrelandMust hold MRCPsych / FRCPsych plus UK Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more
USAMust hold Certificate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.
CanadaMust hold Fellowship in Psychiatry or Certificate in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and have been practicing as a Consultant for 3 years or more.
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 for more information or to express an interest.

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