Inpatient General Adult Psychiatrist


North Island


Inpatient General Adult Psychiatrist

FT Permanent position or 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Seeking a dedicated General Adult Psychiatrist to join the Mental Health and Addiction Service with a primary focus on inpatient Mental Health Care. There is the flexibility to work within the community setting if required. The service has embarked on a significant redevelopment programme in the past 18 months, with a new Clinical Executive, and Multidisciplinary Executive Leadership Team, as well as practicing psychiatrists.

The service provides comprehensive community-based mental health services across the complete age range including:

Child, adolescent and family mental health services
Comprehensive community adult services
Specialist Maori mental health services (Oranga Hinengaro)
Specialist services for Mental Health for the elderly
Specialist community alcohol and drug services including OST services
Comprehensive 24-hour acute care services (crisis intervention service)
Acute inpatient services (including intensive mental health care-26 beds)
General hospital liaison psychiatry
Early intervention services
Intensive community rehabilitation services.
There is an ongoing commitment to continuing medical education and professional development. For the ideal candidate there are opportunities to participate in the further development of the service delivery model, develop an area of special interest or become involved in research. Suitable candidates must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of NZ.

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New Zealand has a Multi-Employer Collective Agreement in place across all the District Health Boards and NZDr can provide you with the details for this. It makes for a great lifestyle here in New Zealand.

Benefits include:

6 weeks annual leave
2 weeks / $16,000 CME/CPD Allowance
Base salary + allowances for job size, on call and availability.
Reimbursement of your practicing registration fees, college membership and indemnity insurance
The Relocation package packages vary with each DHB.

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