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Employment Type : Permanent Full Time / SessionalPosition Classification : Staff SpecialistRemuneration : As per Staff Specialist Award / As per VMO DeterminationHours Per Week : 40 hours per week / As per rosterLocation : Applications Close : 21 April 2024 – 11.

59pm Western NSW Local Health District is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised positions.

If you require any assistance with your application or have any questions about this position, please get in touch with the contact person listed in this advertisement.

About the opportunity A fantastic opportunity exists for a consultant psychiatrist who wants to work in a rural area providing much needed services to the population in the Western NSW Local Health District.

This is a fulltime position working in the acute care services at Bloomfield Hospital and in the Orange community. The position is a mix of inpatient and community.

You’ll work with an experienced and committed multidisciplinary team who know the services well. You’ll supervise care as a clinical leader, and be part of strong relationships we have with community oriented service providers.

There is good professional support with the diverse psychiatry group working in Orange. The position sits within the Mental Health Drug & Alcohol Services in Orange, a regional hub in the Western NSW Local Health District.

Our Services are a critical part of the healthcare delivered in our local communities. We are at the forefront in the delivery of services to rural and remote populations across a catchment area of 400,000 square kms.

Other regional centres include Dubbo and Bathurst which also function as clinical hubs to provide services both locally and to our many rural and remote towns.

What we can offer you · Country living with a meaningful career path · Flexible work practices (as appropriate to the position and negotiated with your manager) · Corporate wellbeing programs, including the · Opportunities for learning and development, including in-house training with and the NSW Health RTO · Professional growth and accelerated career progression Where you’ll be working You will be based at Orange Health Service, a part of the Western NSW Local Health District.

For more information on living and working in our beautiful region, visit our website Consultant psychiatrists provide direct clinical services at one or more of the following : Bloomfield / Orange Hospital;

Bathurst or Dubbo Base Hospitals; or associated community services in Orange, Bathurst, Dubbo, Parkes, Cowra, Forbes, Mudgee, Bourke or Lightning Ridge.

Inpatient areas include adult units for high dependency, acute and sub-acute treatment; rehabilitation units that are gender specific, of medium security and for medium and longer term intervention;

and acute adolescent and older persons units. Community services are provided in Orange, Bathurst and Dubbo, and in various community settings in the locations noted above with outreach from some locations reaching a number of even smaller population centres throughout the region.

To apply, please address the following Selection Criteria 1. Evidence of being a MEDICAL EXPERT, including medical degree (registerable / registered) with the Medical Board of Australia, Fellowship of the RANZCP or equivalent, and sub-specialty training and relevant qualifications in child and adolescent psychiatry with experience in the relevant setting (inpatient / outpatient / community).

2. Evidence of being a good COMMUNICATOR, including having appropriate skills in verbal and written communication and the use of computer and telemedicine technology.

3. Evidence of being a COLLABORATOR in working with patients, families, multidisciplinary teams, medical colleagues, other health professionals, and relevant government and non-government organisations and agencies.

4. Evidence of being a MANAGER, which may include as a clinical leader, as clinical supervisor of a multidisciplinary team, and in performing any required management and administrative tasks if relevant to the position;

for all applicant, ability to work within clinical governance structures and participate in efforts for clinical quality improvement.

5. Evidence of being an ADVOCATE for patients, families and carers, and of applying the principles of recovery, illness prevention and health promotion in your work.

6. Evidence of being a SCHOLAR, including commitment to continuing medical education and professional development, being a mentor to junior colleagues, and educating other health professionals, students, patients and their families.

7. Evidence of being a PROFESSIONAL, including adhering to ethical conduct and practice, complying with relevant policies and guidelines, and behaving at all times with integrity, honesty, compassion and respect for others.

8. Hold a driver licence valid in NSW and be prepared to travel as a requirement of the position. How do I apply for this role?

NSW Health does not require or accept the fit2work’ badge offered as an option in eCredential. Note : Applications submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be considered for this position.

Need more information? · Click here for the · Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases If you are applying for a Category A position, please read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive .

All new employees must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. Stepping Up Close the Gap The is working in partnership with the Western NSW Local Health District to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants wishing to apply for this role.

For more information please contact the AES recruitment team on (02) 6882 8 or email . Alternatively, applicants can visit for more information.

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