• Consultant Old Aged Psychiatrist Positions - Newcastle and... Newcastle NSW
  • Hunter New England in Newcastle NSW, , Australia
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  • 1 month ago

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Consultant Psychiatrists

Old Aged Psychiatry

Newcastle and surroundings, Australia NSW

Permanent full time role
• Are you looking to enrich your career and lifestyle?
• Do you love the great outdoors?
• Ever dreamt about living and working in Australia?

Newcastle, part of Hunter New England region, is the second biggest city in New South Wales. Our region is renowned for its pristine golden beach-lined suburbs, lakeside parks, walking paths, bike tracks, spectacular National Parks, fishing, forests, diving, sailing and Hunter Valley vineyard regions. A temperate climate - mild winters and warm summers, all adds to the livability of our region. We have a world class university, research institute, numerous sporting facilities, award winning restaurants, cafes and attractions plus countless public, private school and preschool options.

Newcastle is a short 2 hour drive north of Sydney and has great connections with other capital cities via our local airport, as well as to New... Zealand. Many professionals call our area home as they seek a more relaxed lifestyle and to indulge passions for the great outdoors, while still maintaining a fulfilling progressive career. The area has everything you will ever want or need with no compromise.

Do not miss this opportunity to live and work in a stunning east coast Australia location.

See below for more details about our regions and Hunter New England Local Health District:
• Lake Macquarie - Love the Lake
• Newcastle Region
• Hunter Valley Wine Country - Here's to the Good Life
• HNE Health
• HNE Health - Living in the Region
• HNE Health - Sustainable Healthcare
• HNE Health - Employee Benefits and Conditions

About our department:

As a Specialist Psychiatrist, based in Newcastle or surroundings, you will provide clinical leadership to well established multidisciplinary teams. You will work alongside other Consultants, registrars, prevocational doctors, career medical officers, medical students, nurses, psychologists, occupational health workers, social workers, peer workers and allied health professionals with clear governance and supportive systems. You will be part of a peer group and provide supervision for junior medical staff.

We have extensive experience supporting International Medical Graduates (IMG) at all levels including Specialists through the RANZCP, medical regulatory authorities, visa and relocation processes. We have a substantial IMG workforce who end up settling in the region taking up permanent positions due to the supports and attractive lifestyle. We have approved Substantial Comparability Pathway supervisor and assessors and RANZCP examiners in the service.

The Hunter New England Mental Health Service provides care and treatment to patients within the Hunter New England Local Health District. The district covers a region of 131,785 square kilometers, the size of England! It spans from coastal to regional and rural areas. This includes Greater Newcastle metropolitan areas, Hunter Valley, Manning and New England region. The mental health service operates from 8 inpatient sites with 328 beds and more than 20 community based sites across the district. The mental health service employs around 1600 healthcare staff which includes more than 150 medical staff and 13 Clinical Directors, locality and specialty based directors. Services provided include adult psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, old age psychiatry, liaison and emergency psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychotherapy, eating disorder, substance misuse and neuropsychiatry. Other service provisions include perinatal and intellectual disability.

For more information about the service, visit Mental Health | HNE Health.

The service has a reputable Psychiatry training program led by Dr Harsimrat Sandhu, Director of Training and Dr Vinod Raveendran, Director of Prevocational Training. For more information, please visit Hunter New England Training in Psychiatry (HNET) | HNE Health (nsw.gov.au)

It is a dynamic service which supports all staff through opportunities for education, research, and maintaining a good work/life balance.

Some requirements of the role:
• A primary medical degree registrable with AHPRA and Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and/or overseas trained specialist pathways
• Demonstrated by recent and comprehensive experience in Psychiatry as a Consultant
• You will participate in the on call psychiatrist roster for after-hours telephone advice
• Provide high quality and compassionate care directly to patients, families and carers
• Provide clinical leadership and supervision to multidisciplinary teams
• Provide support, advice, teaching and direction to junior medical staff undergoing professional training at different levels, Nurse Practitioners, medical students and other health professionals as required

Want to know more?

Contact our dedicated team to discuss these fantastic opportunities further: [email protected]

Agency applications are NOT accepted
Newcastle NSW Australia


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