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Medical Officer, Inpatient Unit

Employer Northland DHB
Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Northland DHB Workplace Whangarei Hospital
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Medical Officer Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

Northland District Health Board, Mental Health and Addiction Services, has a new opportunity for a Medical Officer of Specialist Scale (MOSS) to join our team in the acute psychiatry inpatient unit, Tumanako.

This position provides clinical care in the inpatient acute and sub-acute setting based at Whangarei Hospital. We encourage applications from doctors with an interest in acute psychiatric care and who are suitable to take up a Medical Officer role. There you will be part of a team of senior doctors, registrar and house-officer, providing clinical care and contributing to the medical leadership of the ward.

Northland District Health Board offers you professional support with a commitment to continuing professional development. You will have the opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team contributing to a recovery focused model of care in a modern, purpose built inpatient unit and the opportunity to work in partnership with other health, social and community sectors.

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Vacancy No: MD18-037
Closing Date: Open

All Applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers,
Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand.
Phone: (09) 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website:

Qualifications required

All applicants MUST be eligible for registration and have or be able to gain general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Tania Vaile
Position Recruitment Officer
Phone (09) 430 4101 ext 60484
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