Join a Health Service that values the role families and carers play in supporting someone with mental health issues, and work only an hour from Sydney!
- Join an expanding Health Service
- 1 hours drive from Sydney
- Beautiful location that has lots to offer.
Allowing you to break into the highly competitive Sydney market, this exciting opportunity is for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join an expanding Mental Health Service. This is a full time position for a Older Persons Psychiatrist, where you will need to utilise your sound clinical knowledge whilst taking part in planning, service development and training. With a wealth of experience in any of these areas, you will be providing a comprehensive range of treatment programs whilst working as part of a multidisciplinary team.
The hospital is a 650-bed teaching hospital and the Emergency Department treats over 54,000 patients annually. It covers a population of approximately 350,000 people.
The Mental Health centre has a 32 bed Acute inpatient psychiatric unit, a 12 bed High Dependency unit and a 12 bed Older Persons Mental Health unit. There is also a 6 bed Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre.
Providing treatment on a short-term basis, the team works in close collaboration with all interface areas including Community Mental Health and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs). It is a multidisciplinary team including Medical, Nursing, Social and Occupational therapists.
You will be living in one of Australia’s top tourist destinations, with over 3 million visitors per year. Based less than an hour from Sydney, this location offers it all. From amazing bush walks, dramatic scenery and beautiful galleries and gardens, you will never be stuck for something to do!
To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCP or be close to obtaining fellowship and be eligible for General Specialist registration with AHPRA. Psychiatrists with the equivalent overseas qualification, who are eligible for registration for AHPRA are also encouraged to apply.