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General Psychiatrist – Outback Australia – exceptional career opportunity and salary package

North West, QLD




The Position

Skilled Medical currently has an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Staff Specialist or Staff Specialist (General Psychiatry) to work in an ATODS and Mental Health Unit in an outback Australian health service.

This role provides specialist psychiatric knowledge and skills to facilitate the delivery of quality mental health care to the region.

The successful candidate will provide professional leadership training, education and supervision to medical staff and other health care professionals.


A brief overview of the benefits:

• Fantastic leadership opportunity

• Exceptional total package

• Annual leave 5 weeks p.a.

• Professional Development leave of 3.6 weeks p.a.

• Professional Development Allowance

• Motor Vehicle Allowance

• Accommodation provided

• Transfer and appointment expenses (conditions apply)

• Salary packaging

• Employee Assistance Program

• Unique outback experience


Health Service

This hospital is Level 4 with a total of 80-beds. It is a major referral centre to the region and provides a base for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.


The Location

This location offers the chance to discover Australia’s unique outback spirit. It is ideal for those seeking adventure, the great outdoors, and a window into Australia’s pioneering heartland. With stunning rugged terrain and outback lakes and oases, you can enjoy camping, canoeing, luxury hotels and exciting 4x4 excursions.


Essential Criteria

Doctors must hold fellowship with RANZCP or be eligible for AHPRA specialist registration with RANZCP via the specialist pathway.


About Skilled Medical

Skilled Medical is an accredited provider of doctors to health services in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. With local offices in Melbourne and London, we offer a personalised service to doctors in their search for jobs, and provide professional assistance with compliance, health authority registration and right to work pathways. Skilled Medical is a doctor-led company with years of industry experience and is dedicated to assisting medical professionals in their work and careers.


To Apply

For further information, please send your most up to date CV to Megan Jones 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.




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