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Staff Specialist Psychiatrist (Rehabilitation)

Townsville Hospital And Health Service
Towsnville, QLD, Other, Australia (on-site)
23 days ago


Location:        Townsville University Hospital

Eligible medical practitioners who move to Queensland from an interstate or international jurisdiction to take up permanent employment may receive up to $20,000 (pro rata) incentive payments under the Queensland Health Workforce Attraction Incentive Scheme

Generous remuneration package value up to $522,648 p.a. comprising:

  • Comprising salary range of $7827.20 - $9924.00 p.f. (L18- L27)
  • Recreational leave and leave loading.
  • Employer contribution to superannuation (12.75%),
  • Attraction and retention incentive allowance
  • Regional and rural attraction allowance, plus other generous allowances.

Level of appointment is dependent upon experience and advanced qualifications.

What's on offer?
Staff Specialist Psychiatrist (Rehabilitation)/ Permanent full-time.

The Staff Specialist Psychiatrist will: 

  • Provide high quality clinical and non-clinical services to benefit the patients of the Townsville Hospital and Health Service (THHS). This includes research as well as teaching the health professionals of the future.
  • Position is available for specialist psychiatrist in the field of:
    • Rehabilitation Mental Health Services Program Area.
    • Working knowledge in Forensic Psychiatry and familiarity with its principles.
  • Work in a collegial, multi-disciplinary team (MDT) settings, within a supportive framework of peer and operational supports. The Secure Mental Health Rehab Unit (SMHRU) Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) includes a psychiatry registrar/principle house officer and a resident medical officer. The broader Rehabilitation Mental Health Services Program Area includes a Clinical Director, 3 psychiatrists, 3 psychiatry registrars/principal house officers and 2 resident medical officers.

About the role


  • Proof of qualification - Psychiatry, recognised by the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, and current registration with/or eligibility for registration as a Specialist with the Medical Board of Australia.
  • Appointment to this position requires proof of qualification and registration or membership (if applicable) with the appropriate registration authority or association.
  • Possession of class C drivers' licence.
  • This is a Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) risk role: Hepatitis B, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, and Pertussis.
  • Pre-employment checks will be conducted.

Please download the Role Description for future reference.

Informal enquiries are welcome, please contact Dr Ashok Sadanandam on 07 44339871

Job Ad Reference: TV524046

Applications close on Sunday 3 December 2023.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 71399499
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Towsnville, QLD, Other, Australia
  • Company Name For Job: Townsville Hospital And Health Service
  • Position Title: Staff Specialist Psychiatrist (Rehabilitation)
  • Job Function: Rehabilitation and Social Psychiatry

Please refer to the company's website or job descriptions to learn more about them.

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