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Consultant Psychiatrist - Addictions Specialist

Employer Taranaki DHB
Workplace Taranaki District Health Board
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Jan 2019
Employer Taranaki DHB Workplace Taranaki District Health Board
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 31 Jan 2019

Job description

1.0FTE, Full Time, Permanent
Taranaki Base Hospital, New Plymouth
NEW ZEALAND

We are currently looking for a doctor, Consultant or Medical Officer, with experience in addiction medicine and a specialist recognition or qualification such as a post-graduate diploma in health sciences (alcohol and drug), or equivalent.

The successful applicant will be responsible for Opiate Substitution Treatment - specialist addiction services as well as the treatment of co- existing disorders in clients who present to the Alcohol and Drug service.

The Taranaki District Health Board Mental Health & Addiction Services provides a wide range of specialist services:
• Acute Services: 23 bed inpatient unit (4 beds in IPC), crisis team, home based treatment service, high and complex needs community supported rehabilitation service with 4 beds.
• Adult Mental health: 3 community teams, Tui Ora kaupapa Maori community mental health team and specialist services such as maternal, eating disorders, DBT, early intervention.
• Child and Adolescent mental health services.
• Mental health services for Older people.
• Alcohol and Drugs

Click on this link for more information about our Mental Health Services:
http://www.tdhb.org.nz/services/mental_health_services.shtml

In Taranaki, it is easy to achieve an enviable lifestyle without having to compromise your career path. The region’s amazing mountain, rivers, lakes, fantastic coastline and outstanding surfing and tramping opportunities, masses of parks and gardens, as well as a major events calendar, make it a great place to live and work. Click on this link for information about living and working in Taranaki:
http://www.taranaki.info/visit/home.aspx

The Taranaki District Health Board is a large organisation (2,000 staff, $395m cost-centre) operating in the exciting, changing Health sector.

To make an application click on “Apply online” from within this page.

For further information please contact, Charles Hunt - Human Resources Manager Charles.Hunt@tdhb.org.nz or phone 06 753 6139 ext 8464.

Closing date for applications is 31 March 2019 however if we may make an appointment prior to this date, we will close the vacancy.

Qualifications required

We are currently looking for a doctor, Consultant or Medical Officer, with experience in addiction medicine and a specialist recognition or qualification such as a post-graduate diploma in health sciences (alcohol and drug), or equivalent.
The successful applicant will be responsible for Opiate Substitution Treatment - specialist addiction services as well as the treatment of co- existing disorders in clients who present to the Alcohol and Drug service.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Charles Hunt
Position
Phone 067536139, ext 8464
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