Consultant Psychiatrist - Private Practice

Considering setting up your own private practice, but not keen on slogging it out in a major city? Head to the northern NSW coast and work with a supportive clinic to establish a new life.

  • Guaranteed minimum income for the first 12 months
  • Stunning coastal location
  • Supportive team focused environment
The Opportunity
You will be responsible for providing inpatient and outpatient treatment and care to private patients referred to you by our extensive and supportive GP network.

This is an ideal opportunity for a Psychiatrist to establish a busy and successful practice in a supportive team focused environment.
 
You can apply for a full time or part time position. 
 
The Hospital
The Clinic is a dedicated 12 bed private mental health facility located on site at the Private Hospital, an 81 bed facility. The Hospital offers psychiatry, medical, surgical and rehabilitation services to a catchment population of approximately 100,000 people.
 
The Clinic offers both inpatient and day programs. All patients are admitted on a voluntary basis under the care of a Psychiatrist, supported by a team of highly trained nurses, psychologists and other allied health professionals. An Easy Access referral programme is in place. 
 
Inpatient programs include: depression, anxiety, mood disorders, Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), and Transcranial Magnetic Simulation (TMS).
 
Day programs include: mood and anxiety, relapse prevention, and a DVA approved post-traumatic stress disorder program.
 
The Location
This coastal city is packed with exciting things to do which will keep the whole family entertained. Surrounded by steep hillsides and rainforests, you can explore the natural beauty with walks in the national or state parks or relax with a Creekside picnic. A day out at one of the many family friendly beaches is another option, where you can enjoy a leisurely swim or an opportunity to surf or take part in other water sports.
 
With a subtropical climate, as well as close proximity to local farmlands and fresh fruit plantations, this region is a haven for connoisseurs of fine food and produce. With a number of quality restaurants and cafes on offer, it the perfect place to enjoy a bite to eat. It is also well connected with daily flights from the local airport to both Melbourne and Sydney.
 
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
 
With a demonstrated ability to provide clinical services and leadership in an acute mental health team you will hold or be eligible to hold registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
 
You will also have a current unrestricted NSW Class C drivers licence or equivalent.
 
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 Stephen today to find out more about this role and many others available.