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Older Age Psychiatrist - Older Adult Mental health Team

Employer MidCentral DHB
Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 24 Feb 2019
Employer MidCentral DHB Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 24 Feb 2019

Job description

We are looking for an Old Age Psychiatrist to join our motivated team within the Mental Health and Addiction Service at MidCentral District Health Board, primarily working in both an inpatient and community setting. Flexibility regarding hours of work can be negotiated.

The service has embarked on a significant redevelopment programme in the past 18 months, with a new Clinical Director, and Multidisciplinary Executive Leadership Team, as well as practicing psychiatrists. Our focus is on increased social work time and psychology input including developing community services with improved working arrangements with local rest homes.

We provide comprehensive community-based mental health services across the complete age range including:

Child, adolescent and family mental health services
Comprehensive community adult services
Specialist Maori mental health services (Oranga Hinengaro)
Specialist services for Mental Health for the elderly
Specialist community alcohol and drug services including OST
Comprehensive 24 hour acute care services (crisis intervention service)
Acute inpatient services (including intensive mental health care-26 beds)
General hospital liaison psychiatry
Early intervention services
Intensive community rehabilitation services.

We have a commitment to continuing medical education and professional development and our peer review group is enrolled with the maintenance of professional standards programme of the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists. We are recognised by the College for registrar training in inpatient, general adult community, and child and adolescent psychiatry, and this is an area we are seeking to further develop.

There are opportunities to participate in the further development of the service delivery model, develop an area of special interest or become involved in research.

For further information please contact Moira Eathorne, Medical Recruitment Consultant phone +64 6 350 8849 email: moira.eathorne@midcentraldhb.govt.nz

Qualifications required

A specialist qualification in Psychiatry and eligible for Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand
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Vacancy contact details
Name Moira Eathorne
Position Medical Recruitment Consultant
Phone (06) 350 8204
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