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General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist

Attention wine lovers and beach goers seeking full or part time, and private practice options...

  • Become a valued member of an experienced team
  • Brand new state of the art hospital
  • Experience the heart and soul of this vibrant and welcoming city

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.
 
Both roles call 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.
 
Both positions report to the Clinical Director and are 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 brand 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.
 
Essential Criteria
You may already be working as a Consultant Psychiatrist and hold FRANZCP, or, you could be obtaining fellowship in the next few months and be eager to secure your first consultant post.
 
Whether you seek a full-time public role or would like to combine public and private practice, there is flexibility to accommodate your needs, just ask us!

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