Position: Psychiatry - Principal House Officer OR Registrar
Location: Coastal Queensland
Salary: As per QLD State Award
Contract: Starts February 2020
We are currently assisting a hospital in Far North Queensland who are in need of Multiple Psychiatry Registrars for their Mental Health team on a fixed term basis. The department is accredited with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists for stages 1 to 3. The department is also accredited for 1 ACRRM training position. Community Mental Health
Services include an Acute Care Service, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, Continuing Care Team, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team, Early Psychosis, Child and Youth Mental Health, Older Persons Mental Health and Alcohol & Other Drug Service.
This hospital has 305 beds and is the main referral hospital in Central Queensland, serving a population of over 250,000. It is also home to the new integrated cancer care service. The Central Queensland Rural Clinical School is based here and provides training for medical students from the University of Queensland. A wide range of services are offered, including, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Cardiology, Renal Medicine, Palliative Care, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, Geriatric Medicine, Paediatrics, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Urology, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Intensive Care and Anaesthetics.
This hospital is located on the coast of Central Queensland, approximately 600km from Brisbane. There are regular flights to Brisbane which only take one hour. It is one of the oldest cities in Queensland and has a population of over 80,000. It is the industrial and agricultural centre of the north and is also a large tourist destination due to its proximity to the Capricorn Coast.
Along with being a major centre for health, this city is also the main centre on the Central Queensland Coast for education. It has numerous state and private schools, along with the Central Queensland University. If you are looking to get a taste for tropical Australia this is an amazing location to have as a base. This region boasts some of the most pristine beaches found anywhere in the world and is known for being one of the gateways to the Great Barrier Reef.
To be Eligible:
1. Hold AHPRA General registration and have local Australian clinical experience; or
2. Have medical experience gained in either UK, New Zealand, Ireland, US or Canada;
To find out more about this opportunity, please call Joanna Stott on 02 8248 2964