Registrar in Psychiatry

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Physician, Psychiatrist

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  • Contact:

    Karen Wilson

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    044 2034095597

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 or 12 months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    January 2022

These roles present an unique opportunity to work in one of New Zealand's most beautiful areas in roles approved by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists for basic and advanced training.

  • The Registrar is responsible for the day to day management of patients under the care of the designated Consultant/s for the relevant run. (Where this run is an inpatient run, the management of all inpatients under the team’s care will be reviewed on a daily basis Monday through Friday.)
  • When working on the after hours roster, the Registrar is responsible for the assessment and treatment of patients referred to hospital acutely with psychiatric illnesses.
  • The Registrar will maintain the clinical record for each patient and oversee the institution of appropriate investigation of all acutely admitted patients.
  • The Registrar is working in an apprenticeship model with the Consultant and is expected to discuss all new assessments, treatment plans and risk assessments.
  • The Registrar will inform the designated Consultant of any issues of concern relating to patients who require review during the work after hours.


  • Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and APC (general or provisional general registration accepted)
  • Previous experience in psychiatry is desirable and priority will be given to applicants intending to train in psychiatry


  • salary (national pay scale)
  • pension benefits
  • medical practice costs reimbursed
  • excellent working conditions and access to CME and postgraduate training


If these roles are of interest, please forward your CV for immediate consideration.

You will also require
  • Three referee reports (one of whom must be your most recent supervisor).