Start Date: January 2022
Contract Duration: Rolling
Psychiatry Registrars to join a team of 8 registrars in the Northern Region Psychiatry
Training Programme of New Zealand.
The psychiatry programme offers runs in acute inpatient psychiatry, community adult psychiatry, Māori mental health, child and youth mental health, liaison psychiatry and psychiatry for older adults.
There is excellent consultant support and access to regular local teaching and participation in teaching through the Northern Region training scheme.
The hospital is a 250 bed regional general hospital with 24/7 emergency department and supports 3 small regional hospitals, providing secondary care services for a population of approximately 170,000. Auckland is the closest tertiary care centre. It is a regional base hospital providing a wide range of services including ED, medical specialties, surgical specialties, ICU, ENT, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Paediatrics, and Psychiatry.
As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools, affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. It is just two hours' drive or 25 minute flight from the international hub of Auckland and is well serviced with flights. There are great surf beaches and beautiful harbours and bays for sailing, kite surfing and windsurfing. It is also a top spot for fishing and diving with easy access to the world famous Poor Knights Marine reserve. There are also many beautiful forests and stunning hills to explore and climb.
- General registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or eligibility for this
- 12 months psychiatry experience
If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration.