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Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult

Consultant Psychiatrists
Southland Hospital
Salary: ASMS MECA 2022 (NZD 170,369 - 250,560)

  • Community Mental Health or Inpatient Care or Older Persons (x2)
  • 0.8 or 1.0 FTE Permanent Position (or Fixed term for up to Two Years)

 

We are seeking applications from suitably experienced psychiatrists to discuss options to meet our service requirements at Southland Hospital, Southland – The New Zealand We All Dream Of!

 

Mō te tūranga | About the role
Our Community Mental Health Teams are made up of health professionals who provide a range of specialist mental health services for adults who have been diagnosed with a significant mental illness.  Your responsibilities will include assessment and treatment while working collaboratively with the primary health sector.  You will have a strong commitment to service user and family / whanau inclusion in service delivery and a focus on recovery as well as having a sound understanding of and commitment to biculturalism.  

 

A personal commitment to maintaining high standards of practice and full participation in team functioning is pivotal to the position. Your ability to provide clinical leadership and medical input to the multi-disciplinary team is essential. We welcome enquiries to discuss options in either Community Mental Health, Inpatient Care or Older Persons.

 

Mōu ake | About you
As a Consultant Psychiatrist with previous general adult experience in either an inpatient or community or older persons setting, 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. 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 providing training to students at all levels.  

 

You will be required to participate on an on-call roster providing after hours coverage for the Southland region. Fellowship with the RANZCP or equivalent is essential, and you must be eligible for registration with the NZ Medical Council. A full driver’s licence is essential for this role.

 

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community. Check us out on Southland – The New Zealand We All Dream Of!

 

Painga | Benefits

  • Accommodation at our existing Southland houses for three months
  • Roster flexibility to suit clinicians with young families
  • Easy commute for work or travel!

 

Utu whānui |Salary range

This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($170,369) and Step 15 ($250,560 p.a prorata).

 
 
 
 

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