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General Adult - Psychiatry Registrar

With a flourishing cafe scene, nearby wineries to unwind in and plenty of adrenaline filled adventures to choose from, you will find a great work / life balance

  • Start is early 2018
  • Join a major referral hospital with research supported via links with the local university
  • Escape busy city life and enjoy a laid back lifestyle
The Position
The successful applicant will provide assessments, treatments and clinical care to individuals referred to the team in collaboration with other team members. This will include the application of a wide range of skills and interventions. You will be expected to exercise a high level of individual responsibility but are accountable to the Clinical Director – Mental Health Services and the relevant Team Leader within the specified unit for all aspects of performance.
The Hospital    
This major referral hospital provides general and specialist health services to a population of about 250,000 people. The Emergency Department itself receives on average 45,000 cases a year with all types of patient presentations including major trauma and 20% paediatric cases. As it is an accredited teaching hospital there is a strong focus on teaching and research and an opportunity to be involved with both. 
The Mental Health Service has a 20 bed Inpatient Unit of which 3 High Dependency beds and extensive community based services catering for the population. The service is supported by six Staff Psychiatrists including two part time consultants and the incumbent director, five Registrars and a Career Medical Officer.
The Location
Famous for its tranquil atmosphere and free from busy city stresses, this location will see you surrounded by unspoilt wilderness and welcomed by the community. There are great amenities such as shopping and entertainment venues, a flourishing café scene or various cultural pursuits such as galleries and museums. Whilst on the city’s outskirts, you will find dramatic coastlines and rainforests filled with walking trails, natural swimming pools and lookout spots with captivating views. You will also be able to enjoy wonderful local wine and food along with being able to enjoy the rich history of the region.
The people are welcoming people; the temperature is climate and the laidback lifestyle makes for a great sea change. You will also find affordable and a wide range of education facilities as well as daily flights to the main cities of Australia.  
Essential criteria
With AHPRA General Registration, you will also have a passion for Psychiatry and a drive to progress with your career. You will have an interest in rural and regional medicine and enjoy the challenge of varied presentations.
Based in a location renowned for its work life balance, you will find yourself welcomed by the dynamic team. Apply now or contact Siobhan O'Toole for a no-obligation discussion today.

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