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Consultant Psychiatrist - Qld

Careers Connections - Cairns City, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
Source: uWorkin


Attractive remuneration $300,000 - $450,000 p.a.Clinical leadership roleFar North Queensland tropical location

The Role

A Consultant Psychiatrist is being sought to work in tropical Far North Queensland. The successful applicant will be working with adult patients experiencing mental health and/or substance use related issues. Responsibilities associated with this position include providing high quality mental health care to patients; clinical leadership of the multidisciplinary team; clinical governance; driving the delivery of best practice inpatient and community services and programs; participating in service strategic and operational planning; overseeing quality improvement activities; and delivering training and supervision to medical staff, medial students and mental health clinicians. This role will involve delivery of services to remote locations, so will ideally suit a Consultant Psychiatrist with a special interest in adult remote psychiatry.

Essential Requirements

  • Registered as a medical practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • Hold Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), or equivalent specialist recognition

The Hospital

This position is associated with a large referral hospital in Far North Queensland, servicing a population of over 250,000 people. The service you will be working in provides quality public health and clinical interventions which are evidence-based and reflect contemporary best practice. Multidisciplinary teams provide an extensive range of services at more than 30 regional, rural and remote facilities across a geographical area of 142,900 square kilometres. Mental health services are delivered across various settings including a 38 bed Acute Adult Mental Health Unit; 10 bed Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit; 12 bed (sub-acute) Adult Unit and a 20 bed Community Care Unit.

The Location

The successful applicant will be working in tropical location offering a laid-back lifestyle, a warm climate and beautiful scenery. The area is known for its easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and outback adventures, ensuring both families and individuals will find plenty to do. Time away from work can be spent relaxing in cafes, restaurants and waterfront bars, sailing, or perhaps snorkelling amongst coral, fish and turtles whilst exploring the world's largest marine park.

This area offers a large range of housing options, quality education facilities, child-care services, diverse shopping outlets, bus and rail services, an international airport and a shipping terminal for luxury cruise liners, fishing fleets and passenger ferries.

To Apply

Please forward your CV to Jonathan Richards at [email protected] or contact Jonathan directly on +61422408729 for further information and a position description. For international candidates looking to connect with Jonathan, he can be reached via WhatsApp +61422408729 .

Cairns City, QLD

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical


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