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Consultant Adult General Psychiatrist (Rural and Rehabilitation) - North Island

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Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist (Rural and Rehabilitation) New Zealand

This job is for a Consultant Psychiatrist who enjoys working in a Community Mental Health Service in a rural environment with a high proportion of Maori patients, practising a combination of Adult General Psychiatry with Rehabilitation Psychiatry. The Consultant will join a Community Mental Health Team affiliated with a hospital Psychiatry Department in the North Island of New Zealand serving an area with high rates of social deprivation and mental health problems. 

Broad general Psychiatric skills are needed combined with an interest in Rehabilitation following serious mental illness and addictions.

Responsibilities:

  • assessment and management of patients referred to the Community Mental Health Team
  • provision of Psychiatry opinions to other clinical staff on referral
  • clinical leadership of multidisciplinary mental health team
  • supervision of registrars and trainees and other clinicians as required
  • participation in court hearings as appropriate
  • Conduct of audits and reseach

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completion of Psychiatry Residency with qualification of FRANZCPsych or equivalent 
  • Fluent English language 
  • Eligibility for Vocational Registration as Psychiatrist in New Zealand.

Remuneration: Salary as per Government Scales

Applications and Interest: apply with detailed CV appropriate to position or get in touch for further information.