Psychiatrist/ Shrink (253411)

  • Westlakes Recruitment
  • Australasia
  • 30/04/2021
Perm - Full Time Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

UNIT GROUP 2534 PSYCHIATRISTS


PSYCHIATRISTS diagnose, assess, treat and prevent human mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. Psychiatric Registrars training as Psychiatrists are included in this unit group.

Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:

Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification, two years hospital-based training, and at least five years specialist study and training (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

      • assessing patients' mental and physical status to determine the nature and extent of mental, emotional and behavioural disorders
      • assessing patients' medical, psychiatric and psychological histories
      • examining patients to determine general physical condition
      • ordering laboratory tests, imaging, neuropsychological tests and other diagnostic procedures
      • examining the results of tests and examinations to determine the most appropriate forms of treatment
      • prescribing and administering medication, psychotherapy, and other physical treatments and rehabilitation programs
      • arranging admission to hospitals and providing in-patient treatment
      • consulting, supervising and working with other Medical Practitioners and Health Professionals
      • determining whether patients require involuntary treatment in accordance with relevant mental health acts
      • assisting courts and other statutory bodies in managing patients in legal and forensic settings
      • teaching medical students and registrars, and assessing their progress by administering tests


Occupation:

253411 Psychiatrist


253411 PSYCHIATRIST


Diagnoses, assesses, treats and prevents human mental, emotional and behavioural disorders. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 1

Specialisations:

Adolescent Psychiatrist
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Child Psychiatrist
Forensic Psychiatrist
Geriatric Psychiatrist
Medical Psychotherapist

Tasks Include:

NZ registration within a relevant provisional vocational or vocational scope of practice with the Medical Council of New Zealand (Qualifications in this area of absolute skill shortage are: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (NZQF Level 7) – see Note 5)