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Staff Specialist Addiction Medicine

An opportunity to work collaboratively across a service within a growing speciality

  • Service various locations around QLD's biggest city
  • Enjoy a vibrant active lifestyle with plenty of sunshine
  • Participate and support the development of Addiction Medicine training within the service
The Position
This fantastic opportunity is for a Staff Specialist in Addiction medicine to join a multidisciplinary team in order to lead them in the deliverance of high quality clinical care. Working within the Addiction Services Clinical Unit you will be providing  high quality addiction medicine services, demonstrating clinical leadership to the Addiction Services Academic Clinical Unit and contributing to the overall development and quality of services. This post has a true collaborated working relationship with medical officers and psychiatrists of Academic Clinical Units: Director of Governance, Director of Recovery and Social Inclusion, Director of Therapies and Director of Nursing. This collaboration ensures provision of evidence informed Addiction and Mental Health Care while promoting budget integrity.
The Health Service
This health service is responsible for providing public health services to a large and diverse geographical area. Servicing an estimated residential population of approximately one million people or 23 per cent of Queensland’s population, it is one of the largest health providers in the region.

It offers community mental health services, inpatient services and acute care services to patients of all ages across a range of programs such as child and youth, adult, older persons, and specialist programs. 

The Location
This young and vibrant city lies in the heart of one of the most diverse and popular holiday regions in Australia. It offers a range of cultural activities, including world-class art galleries, museums, theatres, restaurants, bars and convention facilities. It is an active city thanks to a great climate and fantastic natural surrounds. Within the city itself, there are 27 kilometres of bike paths suitable for all ages, as well as parks, reserves, sporting and leisure facilities such as a lagoon shaped pool complete with sandy white beaches for family fun days.

There is an enormous range of education options for all ages including both public and private preschools, primary and secondary schools. There is also a vast array of tertiary education options including 9 universities which offer a huge range of degree level courses. As for housing, again there are a large number of different options available to suit different budgets and styles.

Essential Criteria
To be eligible to apply for this position you must have current General Specialist registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).  You must also hold one of the following specialist qualification to be considered:
Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (Chapter of Addiction Medicine)
Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatry (with Section of Addiction Psychiatry)
Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatry (without Section of Addiction Psychiatry)
Medical Officer General Practitioner with FRACGP

Or equivalent postgraduate specialist qualification
This is a great opportunity to live and work in the heart of Queensland for a service provider who genuinely values and supports their staff! For more information please apply now or contact Androulla for a no-obligation discussion today! 

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