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Psychiatry Registrar - Accredited or Unaccredited

A relaxed lifestyle is on offer here which is enjoyed by the local community

  • Dream location for those seeking a sea change
  • Working within a collegiate and structured organisation
  • Just a 45 minute flight from Brisbane
The Position
 
This position is responsible for providing high quality specialist mental health interventions and for contributing to the effectiveness and efficiency of the service as a whole.
 
The position can be a vocational training position, as it is accredited with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of psychiatrists (RANZCP). It can also be for a Medical Officer who wishes to increase his/her knowledge and experience in Mental Health without joining the RANZCP Training Programme.
 
The position will involve providing medical service in a bio-psychosocial Mental Health model at a Registrar level to patients in a public health district setting. There will also be work in the emergency mental Health Assessment Area, during working hours and after hours both on a roster basis.
 
 
The Hospital
 
This hospital lies approximately 385 kilometres north of Brisbane and 15 kilometres inland from the Coral Sea coast of Australia. The area has a young population compared to the rest of Australia and Queensland with a population of roughly 97,000 people.
 
Across the Health Service, a range of specialty services are provided including acute care, surgical, medical, maternity, mental health, rehabilitation and aged care services. Care is provided some major adult specialties and support to the surrounding smaller hospitals in the Health Service. The Health Service has a number of Multipurpose Health Services that provide access to integrated health and aged care services to smaller communities.
 
This Hospital and Health Service is well known for its relaxed lifestyle, natural beauty, and local attractions.
 
The Location
 
As the southern Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, this town offers a great access point to Hervey Bay, Lady Elliot and Lady Musgrave Islands. From Bundaberg, visitors and locals can take boat trips for fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving in the pristine Coral Sea waters. Scuba is very popular in the area with many natural and artificial ship wrecks as well as the amazing coral reef formations of the Great Barrier Reef. On land, Bundaberg offers a great variety of cafes, restaurants and boutique shops but perhaps the best-known export from the area is Bundaberg Rum.
 
The Wide Bay District is well known for its relaxed lifestyle, natural beauty and local attractions. Bundaberg is located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef with access to coral islands and scuba diving.  Possibly the most famous beach in Bundaberg is Mon Repos.  Located 15 kms east of Bundaberg, Mon Repos is known for having the largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland and is considered one of the two largest loggerhead turtle rookeries in the South Pacific Ocean. For a taste of the Australian bush, Cania George, located in the hinterland west of Monto, is popular for bushwalks and abseiling.
 
Fraser Coast includes the World-Heritage listed Fraser Island, which has a unique and unspoilt landscape including rainforests with abundant fresh water lakes and crystal clear creeks.  From July to November, during their annual migration, Humpback whales take time out in the protected waters of Hervey Bay.  The whales perform a variety of behaviours providing a spectacular display for visitors and locals.
   
The area is well serviced with 52 early childhood education centres, 10 primary schools, 3 public secondary schools and 2 private secondary schools. There is also a campus of the University of Central Queensland which offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree level courses in IT, business, law, engineering and more.
 
Why Wavelength
 
Wavelength is an industry recognised, award-winning medical recruitment agency. We have spent the last 18 years finding jobs for healthcare professionals throughout Australia and New Zealand. Use the relationships we have fostered with our extensive network of hospitals to ensure your CV gets premium exposure, and you get access to the best jobs possible.
 
Wavelength takes the hassle out of looking for a new job. Whether you are looking to further your career, need a new challenge or are interested in a change of scenery, we have the knowledge and resources to help. We understand your needs and make the whole process easy.
 
Our range of specialist career consultants also includes a dedicated team of migration agents, who will be happy to assist with all aspects of your registration and visa processes if required.
 
Essential Criteria
 
AustraliaMust hold current registration or be eligible to apply with AHPRA
NZMust be a NZ medical graduate and completed internship; or hold NZREX and have completed internship-equivalent in NZ
UK/IrelandMust be a UK/Irish medical graduate and have completed internship
OR
Must hold PLAB 1 & 2 and have completed internship-equivalent in UK, Ireland, NZ, USA or Canada
USAMust hold USMLE 1, 2 & 3 and have completed 2 years’ residency in the US
CanadaMust hold LMCC
OtherMust have completed the AMC MCQs
 
Other qualifications can of course be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
 
Contact Siobhan today to find out more about this role and many others available.
 
 

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