Consultant Psychiatrist (DWS locations/Flexible hours)

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Consultant Psychiatrist

Opportunities for General Psychiatrists with experience and special interest in Adult Psychiatry to practice from one of our multidisciplinary centres — Belconnen, Phillip, ACT

Permanent / Full Time

ForHealth will allow you to grow your practice as a Psychiatrist with ongoing learning and development with resources available online and via a dedicated clinical support team.

Unique to the ForHealth Group, each new Psychiatrist is assigned a Training and Development Officer to co -ordinate induction and integration with the team.

A variety of contractor arrangements are available and flexible to your needs.

As a general outline, you will have the following duties:

  • Assessing patients' mental and physical status to determine the nature and extent of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders
  • Assessing patients' medical, psychiatric and psychological histories
  • Examining patients to determine general physical condition
  • Ordering laboratory tests, imaging, neuropsychological tests and other diagnostic procedures
  • Examining the results of tests and examinations to determine the most appropriate forms of treatment
  • Prescribing and administering medications, psychotherapy and other physical treatments and rehabilitation programs

Qualifications, skills & experience required:

  • Registration or eligible for registration with Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists and/or equivalent specialist recognition and demonstrated experience in Adult Psychiatry
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and harmoniously with medical and other health services colleagues as part of a multi-disciplinary healthcare team
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with patients, colleagues, and staff and commitment to provision of a high standard of clinical care

Benefits:

  • Practice your way - appointments, walk-ins, or telehealth consults are available based on your preference
  • Flexible hours
  • Short- and long-term arrangements, no exclusivity
  • Use of a modern and fully-equipped consulting room
  • Qualified Nursing support

How can you find out more?

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity, please contact Poushali Ghosh on +61 466 458 951 for a confidential discussion, or email poushali.ghosh@forhealth.com.au

Positions are available in the following locations:

  • Belconnen - Ginninderra Medical & Dental Centre
  • Phillip - Phillip Medical & Dental Centre

Gina Pontoni

0482181749

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