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Consultant Psychiatrist - Adult Forensic Community Service

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Palmerston North
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Palmerston North
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

We are looking for a Consultant Psychiatrist with forensic experience who is comfortable taking on a senior role.

You will:

Work in a multidisciplinary team setting, providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow up of mental health consumers
Support the medical and psychiatric development of the service
Be responsible for providing input to regular prison clinics and follow up a small number of Special Patients in the community
Provide court requested expert assessments and reports
Occasionally be required to attend court to give an expert opinion
Peer review, informal supervision and collegial support are provided on a two weekly basis at the Regional Forensic Service in Porirua.

This is a full time position (although there may be some flexibility) based in Palmerston North. However the area of work is spread throughout the prisons and courts within Manawatu and Whanganui.

Requirements:

Vocationally registered psychiatrist with The Medical Council of NZ
Experience in working with Inpatient and Community MH Services
Experience in providing clinical leadership to other psychiatrists in the team
Experience in providing clinical leadership in a multi-disciplinary setting
A current driver’s license
We only accept online applications.

If you have queries please email Jeanie our Recruitment Consultant on recruitment@healthprofessionalnz.com

Qualifications required

Vocational registration as a psychiatrist with the Medical Council of New Zealand
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Vacancy contact details
Name Jeanie Wasti
Position Talent Acquisition Specialist
Phone (04) 806 2547
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