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General Adult Psychiatry Director - North West Queensland

Live and work in the cosmopolitan "oasis of the outback"!

  • Diverse patient mix of 50 nationalities
  • Greater autonomy and responsibility with access to professional development and support networks
  • Live within a modern community in a unique location
The Position 
In this role, you will provide specialist psychiatric knowledge and skills to facilitate the delivery of quality mental health care to patients of the Integrated Mental Health and Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs service. 
 
You will also provide professional leadership, training, education and supervision to medical staff and other health care professionals.
 
Health professionals are in high demand and working in this area offers a number of personal benefits including living in a unique natural environment close to where you work and a supportive local community.
 
The Hospital 
The Hospital and Health Service covers an area of over 300,000 square kilometres and services the rural and remote communities within North Western Queensland.
 
Integrated Mental Health Services offer a free and confidential service specialising in the assessment and treatment of individuals who have, or are at risk of developing, a major mental illness. Specialist services include counselling, case management, consultations liaison, 24 hour crisis intervention, outreach and education.
 
The Location 
This is a unique and progressive city nestled among the splendour of the heart of North West Queensland. Once a raw frontier town built around the vast mineral resources, the city has grown into a thriving industrial and commercial centre renowned for its friendly and welcoming nature.
 
Affectionately known as the ‘oasis of the outback,’ it represents over 50 nationalities which give the city a unique cosmopolitan flavour. People enjoy living in this modern community, with restaurants, excellent health care, shopping, churches, clubs, service clubs and social activities. You will love the yearly carnival of festivities and celebrations including the local Rodeo which is the largest rodeo in the southern hemisphere.
 
This is a great place to live and work!
 
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/CCST) 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.
 

 

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