Key Responsibilities of the role
» Delivery of the medical aspect of Opioid Substitution Treatment and interventions with other AOD clients of the service as defined by the MOH Practice Guidelines and international best practice.
» Delivery of the medical aspect of substance withdrawal treatment and interventions with AOD clients of the service as defined by the MOH Practice Guidelines and international best practice.
» Provision of clinical AOD assessment and interventions in partnership with caseworkers and addiction clinicians
» Operate within a clear harm reduction philosophy in terms of all clinical practice.
» Co-ordination of optimal care within a biopsychosocial framework.
» Establish partnership as the basis for a therapeutic relationship with service users
» Follow BOP DHB and MOH policies and protocols
» Follow evidence based clinical practice guidelines e.g. RANZCP.
» Participation in the delivery of the Substance Addiction Compulsory Assessment and Treatment Act 2017,
- 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
- Previous experience working in addiction medicine would be an advantage but not essential as there are experienced clinicians who will support the new appointee.
- Full time permanent role but part time work can be an option
- Salary NZ$ 190,000 - 270,000 pa
- Pension benefits
- Reimbursement of medical practice expenses
- CME programme