Consultant Psychiatrist - VIC
- : HealthcareLink Support
- : 16-Apr-2016
- : Melbourne VIC 3001
- Developing service soon to include 80 Psychiatric inpatient beds
- Flexible working arrangements
- 24hr Psychiatric Regional Triage Service
As a Consultant Psychiatrist you will provide assessment and treatment to patients as well as clinical leadership to a multidisciplinary team. You will provide supervision to registrars and junior psychiatry doctors, whilst contributing to their training and development. You will also work to develop the service, keeping up to date with knowledge of modern practice and by developing relevant mental health policies and procedures.
This leading healthcare provider has over 650 beds and treats over 37,000 in-patients, attends to 45,000 emergency cases and delivers approximately 1200 babies each year. It is a healthcare provider which combines outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. The mental health service itself provides care to a range of clients, including patients, families and carers, across all ages from birth to 65 years plus.
Located in Victoria’s third largest urban centre with a population of over 100,000 this opportunity offers a change of pace and scenery. With wide streets lined by opulent buildings, crafted during the gold rush, this city offers a wonderful relaxed lifestyle. You can dine at the award winning restaurants and cafés, browse the shopping precincts for fashion houses and collectables and enjoy the local wine and produce from nearby farms and vineyards. The education facilities are excellent and include outstanding private and public schools as well as higher education options. What is more, this is all located just 90 minutes’ drive from Melbourne!
To be eligible for this position you must hold Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists or equivalent. You must also be eligible for or hold current specialist registration with AHPRA.
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