Psychiatrist General Adult

  • Location

    Whakatane

  • Sector:

    Physician, Psychiatrist

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job ref:

    324222

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-28

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

This is a rare opportunity to work in the beautiful north coast of New Zealand  looking after a diverse population of patients in a role suddenly available due to retirement. 

The role offers an attractive combination of clinical practice in adult general psychiatry, medical education and psychiatric service development in a fast growing city amidst spectacular scenery with beautiful beaches and wilderness areas all close by affording outstanding access to diverse outdoor recreational opportunities.

You will work in a multidisciplinary team in the fields of  community mental health and addictions, acute inpatient unit,  with NGO and primary care providers. You will be one of a team of three senior medical officers supporting two registrars and a house officer.

 
Key Responsibilities of the role 
  • Assessment and treatment of adult patients referred to the psychiatric services
  • Co-ordination of optimal care within a biopsychosocial framework.
  • Education and supervision of junior doctors
 
Requirements 
  • 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
 
Benefits
  • Full time permanent role
  • Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa
  • Pension benefits
  • Reimbursement of medical practice expenses
  • CME programme
  • In-House career development
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Membership of SWEAT, the onsite gym 
  • Free onsite parking 
  • Discounts (with local businesses)

Applications

Please forward your CV for immediate consideration for this role.
Three professional referees are required.