Registrar / CMO / Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Southern TAS

1 May 2023 - 30 Jun 2023



  • Monday to Friday 0830 to 1700 daily / On - call required including weekends and public holidays
  • Attractive location
  • Accommodation, travel and car hire provided


A Southern TAS hospital requires a Senior Registrar/CMO in Psychiatry

Locum Request
Position Title Career Medical Officer (Psychiatry)
Position Number 512152
Tracker Number 1094116
Locum Period 1st May 2023 to 30th June 2023
Service Mental Health Services South
Unit Mental Health Inpatient Unit
Work pattern Full time day work. 80 hours per fortnight
On-call Required
Supervision/Support Clinical Director and Team Leader
Rate $1,200 per day

State-wide Mental Health Services is a leader and innovator for a unique corner of the health care industry.
We provide a comprehensive suite of services across the areas of mental health, alcohol and drugs, forensic mental health and correctional primary health.
The Statewide Mental Health Service reforms are also providing expanding opportunities in services such as Acute Care, First Responder and Hospital in the Home Teams. In partnership with the University of
Tasmania the Service has also recently announced the Centre for Mental Health Innovation which will be
joined by Professor David Castle in 2023.
All our services work closely together to focus on delivering excellence in healthcare to achieve improved
outcomes for our consumers, our workforce and the Tasmanian community. As part of a multidisciplinary
Mental Health Service delivering high quality mental health care and in accordance with Mental Health
Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant
professional competencies, the Career Medical Officer provides psychiatric services to the Mental Health
inpatient Unit which is a 32 bed facility. The CMO will be required to work with Consultant Psychiatrists and be part of the team at the adjoining facility of 10 beds, which is a step-down facility.
The Royal Hobart Hospital is the tertiary referral hospital for Tasmania, and the principal teaching hospital
for the University of Tasmania School of Medicine.
The Hospital provides most specialist medical services for the region or state. The position is based in
Hobart a small boutique city within close proximity to Hobart Airport.
The Hospital is located in the City Centre within walking distance of cafes, weekend farmers markets and
restaurants serving fantastic fresh Tasmania produce or a home with views of our great mountain and/or
river, or you might choose to base yourself in a country town within the greater Hobart area. If you have a
family, there are some excellent local primary and secondary schools, with the University of Tasmania on
our doorstep.

For further information about this job, please contact Tahlia on 1300 900 100.

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