Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Company:
    Southern Health
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    10 hours ago
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Consultant Psychiatrist Adult Community Mental Health Dunedin 1 FTE Permanent The Southern DHB covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We proudly strive to provide top quality healthcare to our diverse patient population and we are recruiting for a Consultant Psychiatrist based at Wakari Hospital located in Dunedin. Incorporating yourself into both our Adult Community Mental Health and Emergency Psychiatric and Acute Inpatient Services team, this role involves the assessment and treatment formulation while working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team (MDT) and engaging with the wider mental health and addictions sector. About Southern DHB Dunedin Hospital is the Tertiary Hospital for our district, and enjoys a close relationship with the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Dunedin School of Medicine. This gives our staff ready access to continuing professional development and provide training to students. In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise. About the department The mental health services in Dunedin include inpatient wards, two thriving CMHT which are well resourced by international standards, and emergency, forensic, child, old age addiction, intellectual disability, and consult liaison services. About you You will be an integral member of a multidisciplinary team that ensures we provide our clients with assertive follow-up through a key worker system. You will have a personal commitment to maintaining high standards of practice and an unequivocal dedication to working as part of a team. Your ability to provide clinical leadership and reliable medical input to the multi-disciplinary team is pivotal to the position and previous general adult psychiatry experience is essential. You will have a strong commitment to service user and family / whanau inclusion in service delivery and a focus on recovery. You will also have a sound understanding and commitment to biculturalism. You will have a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and to providing training to students at all levels. You will be required to participate on an on call roster providing after hours coverage for the Otago part of the wider Southern DHB district. Fellowship with the RANZCP or equivalent is essential and you must be eligible for registration with the NZ Medical Council. DunedinDunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well-known for its Southern Hospitality. If you’re considering a move down South feel free to talk to us about the job, the good schools, the University of Otago, and the recreational potential which Dunedin and its surrounds possess. To Apply: We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: We will be screening applications before the closing date to ensure we can start interviewing once the role closes on 11 May 2022 but this may be closed earlier. For job description or further information please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email: [email protected] Pre-Employment checksIn the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to: Occupational Health Assessment Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only