Experience the Aussie outback in Australia’s largest outback city
Discover the financial benefits available working in rural and and remote healthcare
Work for the largest health service in Australia
Package up to $451,677 + relocation
The Kalgoorlie Health Campus is a recently revitalised 106-bed general inpatient facility and the second largest regional public hospital in Western Australia. It services more than 50,000 residents of Kalgoorlie-Boulder as well as outlying towns, and rural and remote communities in the Goldfields region.
The Goldfields Mental Health Service consists of a 6-bed inpatient unit in Kalgoorlie, and community mental health services for all ages in Kalgoorlie and Esperance. Consultation Liaison services are provided to the Kalgoorlie Hospital and other small hospitals in the region.
Kalgoorlie Health Campus supports medical students through the Rural Clinical School, junior doctors rotating from Perth, Workplace Based Assessment doctors and registrars across a number of specialties. Fly in fly out clinicians and private clinicians provide additional supportive health services to the region.
In partnership with the Regional Manager Mental Health, you will have responsibility for clinical governance and provide leadership to the psychiatrists working in the inpatient and community mental health teams.
You will examine, assess, diagnose and treat patients referred to the Pilbara region and support nurses, health workers and carers in the provision of mental health care.
You will provide assessment, review, consultation and support in clinical matters via outreach and video conferencing across the Pilbara region.
You will contribute to the development of mental health services that are responsive to community needs and priorities by participating in planning, implementation and evaluation processes.
You will maintain close liaison with the primary health sector, Aboriginal Medical Services and other providers and consumer organisations.
You will support and promote connections with other mental health services and academic units.
You will provide education for and supervise registrars and medical students.
You will promote the organisational culture and principles of person-centred, trauma informed and recovery focussed service delivery.
Kalgoorlie Boulder is Australia's largest Outback City with a population of more than 30,000 people.
Median property prices in Geraldton range from $240,000 for houses to $162,000 for units. Houses rent for $350 per week and units for $300 per week.
Both Qantas and Virgin Australia fly to Kalgoorlie Boulder with regular services from Perth. Flights take approximately 1 hour, making air travel the most convenient way to get here. However, travelling by road is often the best way to see and experience the extensive outback and get a real flavour of the land.
Rewarding salary package
Salary packaging, professional development opportunities, flexible leave arrangements, and subsidised housing.
Eligible for registration by the Medical Board of Australia.
Fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) or equivalent.
Eligible for / or in possession of a current C or C-A Class drivers licence.
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