Psychiatry Registrar Aug 2021 6 months

  • Location

    New Plymouth

  • Sector:

    Physician, Psychiatrist

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  • Salary:

    $190,000 - 270,000

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    August 2021

Job Title: Registrar in Psychiatry

Scope of practice: FRANZCP accredited training post in general adult psychiatry

Location: New Plymouth New Zealand

Start Date: August 2021

Contract: 6 months fixed term

Working hours: 40-44 per week

Role Details:

The run is accredited as a training position for specialist qualification for the FRANZCP for a maximum of 12 months.

You will work in the Mental Health and Addiction Services which have the following services

  • A 23 bed inpatient unit (4 beds - IPC), an Assessment and a Brief Intervention service working in the community. High and complex needs and community supported rehabilitation service beds are accessed via Tui ora a Kaupapa Maori service.
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
  • Mental Health Services for Older people.
  • Alcohol and Drug Services.

.Clinical responsibilities include:

  • Provide services to the Acute Adult Inpatient and Adult Community Mental Health services under the supervision of their Consultant.
  • Review all inpatients and outpatients.
  • Confer with the Consultant immediately for any clinical situation involving substantial risk beyond their level of clinical expertise.
  • Conduct Outpatient Clinics
  • Attend meetings as follows: Daily MDT meetings, Weekly Community MDT meeting, Bimonthly administrative meetings with Clinical Director and Consultant Psychiatrists Weekly Journal Club / CME.
  • Participating on the On call roster working with the Crisis Team

Registrars attend training and education opportunities that include - General tutorial session weekly and Clinical Grand Round where you may present cases when necessary.

Essential Requirements

  • General or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand or eligibility for this ( we can assist you with this)
  • Previous emergency medicine experience OR 2 years registrar experience in a subspeciality service and broad experience in Adult and Paediatric medicine

 If you are interested in this position please forward your CV for immediate consideration.

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