Career Medical Officer in Psychiatry REQ249204
Peel Mental Health Service, Tamworth NSW
2 x Permanent Full Time roles available
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Advertising closes 12 December 2021

Are you interested in living and working in an idyllic NSW rural location with an outdoor lifestyle famous for country music festivals and relaxed lifestyle? We are looking to recruit two full time CMO positions in Psychiatry. The role is primarily based at a major rural referral hospital with a close and supportive community.

Applicants will require at least 6 years of experience in Psychiatry. The candidates will enjoy working with a cohesive, supportive and stable medical workforce which includes a strong complement of VMO Psychiatrists, registrars and interns. The role will have components of inpatient and community work.

Position enquiries: Dr James Zurek, Clinical Director Peel Mental Health Service Ph: (02) 6767 7932
Application enquiries: Jess Glover, Senior Medical Recruitment Consultant Ph: (02) 6767 7063 or E: jessica.glover@health.nsw.gov.au

Agency applications will not be considered for these roles.

  1. Evidence of being a MEDICAL EXPERT with medical degree registered with the Medical Board of Australia and at least 6 years’ of appropriate training and experience working as a medical officer in psychiatry. Able to exercise a moderate degree of professional independence.
  2. Evidence of being a good COMMUNICATOR, including both oral and written skills and a high level approach to communicating with staff including generating agreement, collaboration and dealing with conflict.
  3. Evidence of being a COLLABOATOR, including the ability to network and operate within an interdisciplinary framework and to work with other stakeholders in a variety of settings.
  4. Evidence of being a good MANAGER, including high level skills and knowledge in all the aspects of management of medical staff and governance of health services.
  5. Being an ADVOCATE for good health care, by being able to demonstrate fairness and transparency in dealing with medical staff matters and preparedness to demonstrate and promote the values of the service.
  6. Evidence of being a SCHOLAR, including evidence of continued professional development or higher study in the health management or management field.
  7. Evidence of being a PROFESSIONAL, including an understanding of bioethics and the role of the psychiatry in public mental health, the need for peer review and other forms of clinical governance, a professional attitude towards patients, staff and family, and ability to be flexible in work role.
  8. Able to drive a standard motor vehicle and/or able to obtain a driver’s license to drive in NSW.

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For role related queries or questions contact Jessica Glover on Jessica.Glover@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 12 December 2021