Skilled Medical has a career opportunity for a staff specialist psychiatrist to undertake a permanent role within a psychiatrist emergency service.
This psychiatric emergency service (PES) is co-located with the hospital's emergency department and provides services for people experiencing a mental health crisis, acute mental illness or disorder (first time presentation or recurrent/relapse).
The PES is a 24 hour, 7 day a week centre-based acute hospital inpatient service made up of Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre; PECC Assessment, PECC Beds Unit and Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) providing access and admission to four 22 bed acute mental health inpatient units: Newcastle Mental Health Unit (NMHU), Lake Macquarie Mental Health Unit (LMMHU), Mental Health Substance Use Unit (MHSUU) and Mental Health Unit for Older People (MHUOP).
Located 2 hours north of Sydney, NSW, this modern city boasts a rich heritage and stunning coastline. Combining excellent schooling, sporting and recreational facilities with affordable living, this health service provides an opportunity to combine a stimulating career with an attractive lifestyle.
Doctors must hold Fellowship with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry and specialist registration with AHPRA.
About Skilled Medical
Skilled Medical is an international medical recruitment, placement and services firm that delivers qualified medical professionals wherever they are needed in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and Ireland.
With local offices in Melbourne and London, we provide a personalised service to assist medical professionals with locum/temp and permanent placements.
Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with years of industry experience and is dedicated to assisting medical professionals in their work and careers.
For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Robert Campbell by selecting the 'Apply' button below, or please call a member of our permanent team in London on +44 (0) 333 444 2000 or in Australia on 1300 900 100.