Psychiatrist - General Adult Bay of Plenty

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    Physician, Psychiatrist

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    $190,000 - 270,000

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    044 203 409 5597

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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This is a rare opportunity to work one of New Zealand's most popular and beautiful regions in a permanent full time role within a district general hospital psychiatric department.

The mental health and addiction services provide hospital and community psychiatric, psychological, nursing and social care to a diverse and fast growing population,

You will be working with a community mental health and addictions multidisciplinary clinical team, the acute inpatient unit at the Hospital and NGO and primary care providers.

You will work in a number of cross-district service relationships that include

  • general adult
  • consultation liaison
  • child and adolescent
  • addiction 
  • mental health services for older people.


  • To provide specialist psychiatric care in accordance with accepted professional standards regarding conduct, ethics and clinical skills
  • To function as part of a multidisciplinary team in the assessment and management of clients/ referred to the Clinical Service;
  • To supervise registrars, trainees and other SMO’s as required;
  • To liaise with other agencies or doctors or departments within the Bay of Plenty DHB where appropriate for the assessment and management of patients;
  • To appropriately document clinical work;
  • To participate in the on-call after hours roster;
  • To contribute to quality improvement initiatives and audit within the Mental Health and Addiction services


  • FRANZCP or equivalent specialist qualification in psychiatry recognised by the Medical Council of New Zealand for vocational registration
  • Vocational registration or eligibility for this with the Medical Council of New Zealand
  • A passion for service development and an interest in education and research. There is opportunity to work with Auckland University Medical School students and Psychiatry Registrars. 


  • Full time permanent role
  • Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa
  • Pension benefits
  • Reimbursement of medical practice expenses
  • CME programme


Please forward your CV for immediate consideration for this role.