Psychiatrist - Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

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  • Sector:

    Physician, Psychiatrist

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  • Salary:

    NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000

  • Contact:

    Karen Wilson

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  • Contact phone:

    044 2034095597

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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This is a new post for a consultant liaison psychiatrist role working with the Mental Health and Addiction Services of a regional general hospital covering a large geographical catchment area with a population of 200,000.

  • provide a responsive consultation service to the hospital.
  • provide psychiatric assessment and management of patients under the care of other specialist services 
  • provide assessment and management, participate in court hearings and undertake any other activities required to fulfil the role of responsible clinician for patients subject to the Mental Health Act.
  • act as an effective member of multidisciplinary teams in both Mental Health and Addiction Services and other specialist services.
  • provide supervision when required to a registrar and other clinicians and contribute to training opportunities for medical students

The hospital offers:
  • on-going professional support with a commitment to continued medical education;
  • professional development/ peer review
  • participation in a growing service that has the opportunity to be at the forefront of both primary and secondary care innovations.
  • a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to New Zealand
  • salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa (basic)

  • have or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in a vocational and/ or locum tenens Psychiatry scope of practice, with no restrictions to your APC.
  • FRANZCP or equivalent specialist qualification

  • Advanced Certificate in Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
  • Experience in Old Age Psychiatry
  • Experience as a consultation-liaison psychiatrist
  • Experience as a supervisor of psychiatric registrars
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration.