Excellent Remuneration - FIFO Expense Considered - 0.2 FTE
About Byron Private
Set in the hinterland of Byron Bay, Byron Private is a 12 bed, integrative holistic residential treatment facility providing specialised therapeutic support for individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, drug and alcohol addiction, eating disorders and trauma. Byron Private maintains third party certification to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems.
Due to continued growth and increased demand an exciting opportunity exists for a progressive Psychiatrist to join Byron Private. Our current Psychiatrist, who has been with Byron Private since inception, is available for a thorough hand over.
Our consultant psychiatrist will be supported by specialist medical staff and the multidisciplinary team consisting of clinical psychologists, psychotherapists, nurses, alternative health care workers and other support staff.
Byron Private operates within a recovery oriented framework providing short to medium term inpatient assessment, treatment and rehabilitation. Clinical management is structured around individualised care planning that addresses the expressed needs, goals and aspirations of the person receiving treatment.
About the Role
The consultant psychiatrist will support and advise our collaborative care team through consultation and review of an assigned caseload. They will advise our medical providers on appropriate medications, diagnosis and treatment strategies, also providing the care team with educational support and advice on managing clients conditions.
The role will include:
Weekly on site consultations with clients at Byron Private
Review of client information, treatment outcomes and development of treatment strategies.
Collaborate with and advise the clinical team and support staff in overseeing the status and health of the client community.
Recommend treatment adjustments through a case review process or in ad hoc consultations, including medication recommendations and other interventions as needed
Advise on treatment and referral for clients who may need more more specialized mental health care
Provide occasional telephone consultation to clinical team