Specialist Medical Practitioner - Psychiatrist (506164)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 13, 2020
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

The Tasmanian Health Service is an innovative and dynamic organisation dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of our community. We are committed to providing the highest levels of healthcare and services.

Hours/Period of Appointment

Permanent, full time day working 76 hours per fortnight with on call, to commence as soon as possible . Notwithstanding hours may be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Salary

Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1- Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 3 $152,181 - $231,316 per annum, pro rata

Please note that access to the Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner salary range $219,141 -$231,316 is subject to the successful applicant satisfying the criteria for Senior Specialist Medical Practitioner Level 1, 2 or 3 as described in the Salaried Medical Practitioners Interim Agreement 2017.

Duties

As part of a multidisciplinary mental health service delivering high quality mental health care and, in accordance with Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies, the Psychiatrist:

  • Provides a comprehensive general adult inpatient and community psychiatric service in the northern region of Tasmania.
  • Acts as a consultant to mental health professionals and health service providers, including general practitioners and other agencies, with regard to the assessment and management of individuals with mental health disorders.
  • Undertakes supervisory responsibilities with Psychiatric Registrars and other medical staff as required/appropriate.

Location: Mental Health Services North Launceston General Hospital

We can offer:

Attractive Salary Package, including On Call Allowance and Call Back, and allowance in lieu of Private Patient Plan
Negotiable salary including superannuation and access to salary packaging
Relocation and accommodation assistance
Commitment to ongoing professional development, including conference and sabbatical leave, in additional to annual leave entitlements
Flexible work/life balance
Dynamic team environment

Essential Requirements

  • Specialist or limited registration with the Medical Board of Australia in a relevant specialty.
  • Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.
  • The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Download the Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

(image) Generic Specialist Medical Practitioner - Psychiatrist (North) SMP1-11 (June 2020).pdf
(image) Generic Specialist Medical Practitioner - Psychiatrist (North) SMP1-11 (June 2020).doc
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.pdf
THS Jobs Website Applicant Guide.docx

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button.

In order to be considered for this position it is a requirement that you address the selection criteria which are located in the Statement of Duties.

For more information

Dr Surinder Johl
Clinical Director
[email protected]
(03) 67774382

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