Staff Specialist (Consultant Psychiatrist) H23_4325

There are multiple exciting opportunities available for qualified and experienced psychiatrists in the growing region of Townsville Hospital and Health Service (HHS) in northern Queensland Australia. Located aside the international environmental heritage site of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia’s tropical north coast these roles provide an opportunity for qualified experienced psychiatrists to be part of a health service where experience across a broad range of psychiatric challenges will build significant expertise for the successful candidates. 

The Townsville HSS is providing an opportunity that focuses on general adult psychiatry with both inpatient psychiatry and community-based services.  The health service has strong links with James Cook University that is key to providing research opportunities and students for supervision.

The Staff Specialist (Consultant Psychiatrist) provides high quality clinical and non-clinical services to benefit the patients of the Townsville HHS. This includes research as well as teaching the health professionals of the future. This is an opportunity to work in a collegial, multi-disciplinary team settings, within a supportive framework of peer and operational support services.

These rare positions in this idyllic environment will provide leadership and excellence in management for the provision of medical services in accordance with the standards of the specialty, the ethics of the profession and in accordance with policies, for the Townsville Hospital, its community and outreach settings.

Candidates are welcomed who in meeting the criteria outlined in this Candidate Information Pack can demonstrate a strong commitment to the profession, a values-based approach to their practice, innovative and robust practices that will further build the reputation of the health service and a passion for patient centred care that is empathetic and always considers and addresses underlying or accompanying conditions and is focussed on constant learning.

We look forward to discussing these opportunities with you and receiving your application.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Principal Consultant, Craig Knappick:

M:         +61 (0)488 089 821

Closing date for applications: Friday 14 April 2023