Position: Consultant Psychiatry - Inpatient and Community
Location: Fraser Coast
Salary: WA State award
We are currently arranging interviews for an Consultant Psychiatry - Inpatient and Community for Country Health Service, the largest county health system in Australia and one of the biggest in the world. The Consultant is required to promote the health wellbeing to all patients as well as provide training, supervision and education for Senior Medical Practitioners and Doctors in training.
This hospital is in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia about 595 kilometres north-east from Peth. With a population of more than 30,000, the city is a dynamic regional centre and has many chain stores, sport facilities and clubs abound to support a good work life balance. Community is a key strength of the town. Being located inland the weather is peri-desert and there is weekend access to the beach community of Esperance.
This public hospital is a 131- bed inpatient facility and the largest regional public hospital in WA. It provides primary and secondary level services in the areas of emergency, obstetrics, paediatrics, renal dialysis and oncology. The Emergency Department provides 24-hour emergency care and sees approximately 18,000 - 22,000 patients per year, including paediatrics and major trauma. Adjacent to the ED, is a procedure room, which is currently used as an endoscopy and minor surgical procedure facility. The hospital supports medical students through Rural Clinical School, junior doctors rotating from Peth, WBA doctors and registrars across several specialities.
To be eligible for this position you must have Fellowship with RANZCP or Recognised equivalent.
To find out more about this opportunity, please call Joanna Stott on 0413 997 622.