Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Adult Community Mental Health

Location: WA​
Discipline: Psychiatry
Job type: Permanent
Salary: AU$336466 - AU$427886 per annum
Contact name: KIRAN SURI

Contact email: KIRAN@PARAGONMEDICS.COM
Job ref: P0000000046_1720443140
Published: 16 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

THE POSITION

As a Consultant Psychiatrist, you will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team responsible for outpatient clinics and outreach services that include assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions in older adults. Outreach services are provided to older adults living at home or in residential aged care facilities.

Additional responsibilities include providing leadership, orientation, training, supervision and education, where relevant for doctors in-training, Health Service Medical Practitioners and other health workers. In collaboration with the Service Co-Director/Head of Service and other consultants, you will work to achieve national, state and South Metropolitan Health Service (SMHS) performance standards and targets. You will also work within the scope of clinical practice as defined and recommended by the SMHS Area Medical Credentialing Committee.

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible leave arrangements
  • Other professional and location-based allowances

WHY WORK WITH PARAGON MEDICS?

With over 20 years of combined experience in doctor recruitment across the UK and Australia, we bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every placement. Our approach is built on transparency and openness, ensuring that we are with you every step of the way on our journey together. As specialists in the mental health industry, we are dedicated to elevating the standards of specialist health care recruitment, delivering exceptional service and care to both clients and candidates.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidates will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZAP)
  • Registered medical practitioner with specialist AHPRA registration
  • Australian Working Rights

For a confidential discussion about this position and/ or to receive a detailed information pack regarding this opportunity please contact Kiran.