Medical Officer, Alcohol and Other Drugs Service
Workplace MidCentral District Health Board
Grading Medical Officer
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40
Application closing date 07 Feb 2021
MidCentral District Health Board welcomes applications from Medical Officers with experience in Addiction Medicine.
This full time position is within our Alcohol & Other Drug Service based on the Palmerston North campus. The position covers the MidCentral District Health Board area with an urban and rural population of approximately 168,000. This is a key position offering the successful candidate the opportunity to join our existing AOD service medical staff and to take a role in ongoing service development. We are particularly interested to hear from you if you have an interest in supporting the development of services to best meet the needs of clients who have co existing substance misuse and mental health disorders. Our overall philosophy is encompassed by a commitment to harm reduction.
Our client base is approximately 600 with approximately two thirds on the Opioid Substitution Treatment programme and a third on the Generic Programme. We operate as a multi-disciplinary team that includes Medical Officers, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers, Alcohol and Other Drug Practitioners and Registered Nurses
For further details please contact either:
A/Prof Peter McGeorge, A/Medical Director MH&AS Peter.McGeorge@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Anita Roberts, SMO Recruitment Coordinator on (phone) +64 6 350 8849 or Anita.Roberts@midcentraldhb.govt.nz
Experience in Addiction Medicine and eligible for General Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand