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PHO/Registrar – Psychiatry role in the stunning sub-tropical coastal region of Queensland, Australia.

This is an opportunity for PGY3+ Registrar/SHO with minimum 12 months experience in either General Adult or Child & Youth Psychiatry who would be interested in experiencing a different healthcare system and vastly different way of life.

The Roles 

This role is at Principle House Office/Registrar level where you will provide high quality medical services in the patient centred interdisciplinary team within the Mental Health Unit. The service covers acute inpatient, adult outpatient, acute care team, outreach team, C/L, C&Y, rural adult.

The Requirements

  • PGY3 +
  • MBBS or equivalent to enable current registration or eligibility for registration with (AHPRA) is mandatory
  • Comparable Competent Authority countries – UK, Ireland, NZ, USA, Canada
  • Minimum 1 year psychiatry experience.

The Location

This role offers tropical living in the heart of the Queensland coast where you can get back to nature in this outdoor wonderland and the centre of the Southern Great Barrier Reef.  Whether it’s the laid back beach community that appeals or the range of outdoor sporting activities on offer – this area gives you the ideal escape from a hectic day at the hospital!

The Hospital

Mackay Hospital and Health services a large and diverse region about the size of Ireland with a population of around 180,000.

It comprises of 8 hospitals and 4 health services employing 2000 people.

The role is within Mackay Base Hospital which is the referral hospital for the region and is one of the most modern health facilities in Queensland.

Mackay city has a population of around 85,000 and is a growing regional city. It is family friendly and culturally diverse, offering a great lifestyle if you are looking for great beaches/outdoor living with very friendly people.

If you are looking for weekends to be in a busy city environment with buzzing nightlife then it’s not the right place for you. If you are happy with a more laid back/café culture lifestyle then it would be appropriate.

The hospital is 2.5 miles from Mackay city centre so very central.

How Head Medical can help

Once we have secured the job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you with the relocation itself.

Contact Laura today for further information or a confidential discussion laura@headmedical.com


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