- Adult Community Mental Health
- Dunedin and surrounding areas
- 1.0 FTE Permanent position
Variety is the spice of life, as they say. Here is a unique opportunity to express your interest in a role providing you with a chance to potentially work across several of our services, incorporating a mixture of FTE dividing your time between our Community Mental Health Team (s), Acute Inpatient team or Emergency Psychiatric Team.
About Southern DHB
Welcome to Southern DHB, our DHB covers the largest geographical catchment of all the DHB’s in New Zealand. We proudly provide top quality healthcare to our population, Dunedin Hospital is the Tertiary Hospital for our district, and enjoys a close relationship with the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Dunedin School of Medicine. This gives our staff ready access to continuing professional development and provide training to students. In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.
About the departments
Responsibilities in the Adult Community Mental Health teams including our Rural teams involve the assessment and treatment formulation while working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team (MDT) and engaging with the wider mental health and addictions sector.
Our 16 bed open plan Acute Inpatient ward, provides care for the full range of general adult mental health disorders, including youth, mothers and babies, and eating disorders. Here you will work alongside experienced clinical staff and become an integral part of the multidisciplinary team.
Our Emergency Psychiatric Service provides around the clock urgent assessments and interventions for consumers of all ages. A mobile service you will use consumer assessments to establish acuity and decide on further treatments or interventions.
As a Consultant Psychiatrist with previous general adult experience in either an inpatient or community setting. You will have a personal commitment to maintaining high standards of practice and an unequivocal dedication to working as part of a team. Your ability to provide clinical leadership and reliable medical input to the multi-disciplinary team is pivotal to the position. You will have a strong commitment to service user and family / whanau inclusion in service delivery and a focus on recovery. You will also have a sound understanding and commitment to biculturalism. You will have a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and providing training to students at all levels.
You will be required to participate on an on call roster providing after hours coverage for the Otago part of the wider Southern DHB district. Fellowship with the RANZCP or equivalent is essential and you must be eligible for registration with the NZ Medical Council.
Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well-known for its Southern Hospitality. If you’re considering a move down South feel free to talk to us about the job, the good schools, the University of Otago, and the recreational potential which Dunedin and its surrounds possess.
Closing Date: Sunday 22 July 2019
Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that from 1 November 2017 it will be the requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing
Candidates please note that screening of applications will be ongoing throughout this advertising period and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.
For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or Email:email@example.com