Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Psychiatrist) (Hervey Bay and Maryborough), Queensland Health

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Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist or Senior Medical Officer (Psychiatrist) (Hervey Bay and Maryborough)

Queensland Health (Organisation site ( ))
Wide Bay Mental Health & Specialised Services, Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals

An exciting opportunity is currently available for an experienced Psychiatrist to join the Wide Bay Mental Health & Specialised Services at the Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals within the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service. The Wide Bay area is arguably one of the most beautiful regions of Queensland. The Health Service stretches from Agnes Water in the North to Maryborough in the South and provides acute care services to a population of over 200,000 residents including several rural communities.

Take a chance, progress your career and discover all that the Wide Bay has to offer.

Your opportunity:

  • Provide expert Psychiatric care and advice to patients attending Mental Health Services (out-patient, in-patient and hospital-in-the-home) in Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals.
  • Provide professional leadership in the area of Mental Health within a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Provide training, education and supervision to junior medical staff and other health care team members.
  • Prior to being made an offer of employment, you will be required to demonstrate immunity to the following Vaccine Preventable Diseases ( )(VPD): Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (chicken pox), and Pertussis (whooping cough).

    From 9th December 2019 all new employees will be required to be assessed for their risk of Tuberculosis (TB). For further information regarding TB please visit Queensland Health website: Tuberculosis ( )

    Find out more in the Role Description .

    Our offer:

    Remuneration value up to $411,049 p.a., comprising salary between $155,589 – $227,843 p.a. (L13–L27), motor vehicle allowance, professional development allowance, professional development leave 3.6 weeks p.a., professional indemnity cover and private practice arrangements. Overtime and on-call allowances will be negotiated with the successful applicant upon appointment. Superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) will be applied additionally to the total remuneration value. (Permanent Full Time, 80 hours p.f.) (Applications will remain current for 12 months) Job Ad Reference H2008WB350573

    Other benefits include:

  • Fantastic salary sacrificing ( ) benefits
  • Professional Development Allowance 
  • Professional Development Leave 
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Lower cost of living
  • Discover Fraser Coast

    The Fraser Coast ( ), known for its diverse, natural landscapes, laid-back lifestyle ( ) and mild climate, is located just a quick 45-minute flight north of Brisbane. This destination ( ) with a difference is the stepping off point to the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island ( ), the location of incredible whale watching ( ) encounters and has arguably the safest family-friendly beaches in Queensland. Stroll along the Hervey Bay esplanade for alfresco cafes ( ), shops, picnic areas, playgrounds and vibrant marina, or soak up the history and culture in the provincial city of Maryborough ( ).

    How to apply:

    The Role Description and Information Package provide specific information on how to apply for the advertised position. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Wide Bay Recruitment at [email protected] ( mailto:[email protected] )

    Join our Hospital and Health Service family and see what it’s like to be in a supportive workplace with engaged teams working together to ensure

    Care comes first…through patients’ eyes ( )