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- State-of-the- art facility
- Supportive team environment
- Attractive remuneration package incl. salary packaging + professional development allowance & leave + overtime & on call allowances
This hospital with strong community ties is looking for passionate and enthusiastic Psychiatry Registrar to join their Mental Health team to provide support for people with mental health disorders and maintain their independence. In this position you will provide clinical care to patients with mental health problems under the supervision of a consultant psychiatrist as part of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, including ensuring continuity of care both within the Division and with external service providers. You will liaise with the patient’s general practitioner, other health care providers, and appropriate community networks (where available and indicated) regarding referrals and discharge.
The hospital is 160 bed main referral facility for the district which serves a population of approximately 135,000 people. The hospital deals with accidents and retrievals from surrounding islands, mining and farming areas, making it a central and vital facility for the region with a large range of clinical presentations.
This tropical city with a rich and colourful history is known for its picture perfect ‘post card’ beaches and laid back environment. It has a good balance of modern facilities and amenities to fill up one’s social calendar. There is a wide range of sporting facilities, including tennis courts, an Olympic pool and three excellent golf courses. The many reefs that dot the coastline are key attractions for the snorkelling and diving enthusiast.
Child-care centres there are dedicated to the safety and stimulation of children. Schools in the area are all well-equipped and provide the highest level of education, with an excellent reputation for achieving outstanding academic results. There is the choice of State, Catholic and private schools, as well as schools for children with special needs.
There is an abundance of affordable real estate and a superb, relaxed lifestyle. There is the choice between housing in the town, small acreage rural land or large properties for farming and grazing. The median price of a house is $525 000 whilst those looking for a unit can buy one for around $360000. The median weekly rent for a house is $550 and $350 for a unit.
To be successful in applying for this position you must have registered with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and possess a current national police check.