Consultant Psychiatrist - Older Persons Psychiatry
A vacancy exists for a suitably qualified and experienced Older Persons Consultant Psychiatrist to work in our Psychiatric Services division. Bendigo Health is a leader in regional health care, combining outstanding services with a strong education, training and personal development culture. Our organisation vision is "Healthy communities and world class health care".
In early 2017, the new world class Bendigo Hospital opened and as one of the largest regional hospitals in Australia, it incorporates 80 psychiatric inpatient beds. Bendigo Health’s Psychiatric Services Division provides a broad range of services to people with mental illness. Bendigo Health operates a 24 hour, seven days a week Psychiatric Regional Triage Service and has aligned services to support people that require crisis care.
Psychiatric Services work with children and adolescents, adult, youth and aged patients and provide care and support in community settings through clinical teams that are situated across the Loddon Mallee Region. Bendigo Health, employs around 3500 people, is the largest employer in the region and boasts many great staff benefits that include: Flexible working arrangements Salary Packaging (meals and entertainment and accommodation) Staff health and wellbeing program Employee assistance program Free immunisations Social club Smoke free environment Title: Consultant Psychiatrist Department: Psychiatric Services Hours: 38 hours per week Status: Ongoing For further information on the role please refer to the position description. Applications are to be submitted online.