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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

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 07 Jul 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 07 Jul 2019

Job description

Are you a Psychiatrist with specialist training in Child, Adolescent and Family care? Are you looking for a new opportunity? If so this could be the position for you, joining our established team of psychiatrists, a consultant behavioural paediatrician, registrars and nursing and allied health colleagues at MidCentral District Health Board.

The service has embarked on a significant redevelopment programme in the past several years and in May 2018 a new leadership structure was introduced to lead further development of an integrated range of well-connected services along with our NGO partners in our community.

We provide comprehensive community-based mental health services including:

Extended hours crisis intervention service
Community-based mental health care
Adult Acute inpatient services (including intensive mental health care) Day activity/rehabilitation programmes
General hospital liaison psychiatry
Outreach clinics
Child, adolescent and family mental health services
Old Age Psychiatry services
Alcohol and drug services
Specialist Maori mental health services (Oranga Hinengaro)
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. If you want to develop a service delivery model, have an area of special interest or seek an opportunity to get involved in research, do let us know.

For further information please contact: Christine Wood, Manager, Medical Administration Unit: Christine.wood@midcentraldhb.govt.nz or phone:+64 6 350 8204.

Qualifications required

A specialist qualification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and eligible for registration in Psychiatry, with the Medical Council of New Zealand.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Christine Wood
Position Medical Recruitment Consultant
Phone (06) 350 8204
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