The Opportunity

Clinical Director Psychiatry

Job Title: Clinical Director Psychiatry
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wide Bay-Burnett, Queensland
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH27459_1597048542
Contact Name: Rob Macmillan
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2020 18:35

Job Description

Life on the Fraser Coast
Do you want to start your day with a peaceful stroll along the beach, enjoying the fresh ocean air? How about listening to the birds while you enjoy your morning coffee? Hervey Bay and Maryborough are located in the Fraser Coast region of South East Queensland. Hervey Bay is just over three hours' drive or a quick 45-minute flight from Brisbane. The Fraser Coast is a stunning tapestry of nature's wonders, featuring the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the Great Sandy Strait, marine parks, wetlands, ancient rainforests and a stunning coastline of pristine, white sandy beaches. The beauty of the Fraser Coast is not confined to the coast, with mountains, national parks, native woodlands, dense rainforest, and the beautiful Mary River. Known as the whale watching capital of Australia, you can get up close and personal with the humpbacks and enjoy an enviable year-round climate. The stunning Hervey Bay esplanade is dotted with parks, playgrounds, picnic areas, piers, cafes, restaurants and shops to keep the whole family entertained. Maryborough is known as the 'Heritage City' and is rich in history and culture. The Fraser Coast really is where the coastline meets the country.

About Hervey Bay and Maryborough Hospitals
Hervey Bay Hospital is the acute 142-bed facility on the Fraser Coast and works in close partnership with the 80-bed Maryborough Hospital to deliver high quality health care to the community. A comprehensive range of health care services are available including acute inpatient and outpatient services and community health, oral health and community mental health services, some of which are provided at off campus sites including 'The Village'. Hervey Bay Hospital is currently undergoing a major multi-million-dollar upgrade including an expanded Emergency Department, ICU and Education Centre. Since it opened in 1997, Hervey Bay Hospital has built a reputation for excellence especially in professional education and attracts medical and nursing programs in conjunction with a number of renowned Queensland universities.

Education and training opportunities
With the Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service you will be supported to further your knowledge and skills to
help us achieve our vision of 'Care comes first through patients' eyes'. We are very committed to providing a
wide range of education opportunities and experiences for all staff, including simulation, conferences, grand
rounds, satellite broadcasts, mentoring, succession planning, ward based education calendars and mock
scenarios. Research is also encouraged and supported at all levels.

What we can offer you:

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Generous superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Fantastic salary sacrifice benefits
  • Flexible rostering arrangements, variety and work/life balance
  • Lower cost of living and affordable housing and rental market

Remuneration: value up to $439,807 p.a.
Enquiries: For a confidential discussion or to request an information pack, please call Rob Macmillan, Partner - Health or Zoya Salah at Derwent Search on 02 9091 3226 or Email quoting reference 27459.

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