Consultant Psychiatrist

Elective Recruitment

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$357k - $250k+
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Full job description

Community-based psychiatry role in regional Western Australia.

  • Remuneration up to $454,881 per annum
  • Work in a recently upgraded hospital
  • Just under 3 hours drive to metropolitan Perth

The Organisation

You will be working in a District Hospital and Health Service that has undergone a redevelopment, which was completed in November 2019. The upgrade included a state-of-the-art emergency department, separate ambulance entrance and dedicated triage area, redeveloped palliative care area, integrated medical-imaging suite, child health clinics, mental health and community health consult rooms, telehealth rooms and new consulting rooms for visiting specialists.

The upgrade and construction are part of a $1.5 billion infrastructure modernisation program being delivered by the WA Country Health Service (WACHS) to improve health services across regional Western Australia.

The Job

  • As Consultant Psychiatrist, you will provide clinical assessment and psychiatric treatment for adults and seniors based in the community, and have the opportunity to travel throughout the region
  • Provide assessment, review, consultation and support in clinical matters, face to face and via video conferencing facilities
  • Provide clinical leadership, advice, consultation, liaison and support to General practitioners, health care professionals, other providers and agencies
  • You will be responsible for chairing clinical intake meetings and clinical review process
  • Supervise registrars and medical students during placements
  • Participate in the after-hours on-call service


  • $357,247 - $454,881 p.a. pro rata (inclusive of base salary, 9.5% superannuation and applicable allowances) as per the WA Health System Medical Practitioners AMA Industrial Agreement 2016
  • Access to generous salary packaging arrangements
  • Professional development opportunities and study leave/assistance
  • Flexible working and leave arrangements
  • The region has extensive education and health facilities and is enviably well-equipped with modern sporting facilities whilst offering affordable housing
  • In just under 3 hours drive you can be in metropolitan Perth


  • Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) or equivalent
  • Eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia (AHPRA)
  • Applicants who have completed Specialist qualifications but are yet to be registered as a Specialist are encouraged to apply

About us

Elective Recruitment is a person-centred recruitment consultancy. Your career progression is just as important to us as is your wellbeing and work-life balance.

We are not just another recruitment company; we do things our way and we consult. We have a very clear vision: create great careers, better lifestyles, add value - and we won't stop until this is achieved.

To join our exclusive Elective community, register today. For confidential enquiries contact Rebecca Plaza on +61 2 9137 4302 or apply now.

Job details
Date posted
17 Sep 2021
Expiring date
17 Oct 2021
Healthcare & Medical
Medical Practitioner & Specialist
Above avg.
$357k - $250k+
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours
Private Business

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