Senior Medical Officer at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau, Northland
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
General Adult, Mental Health & Addiction Services
- Full-Time, Fixed Term ending July 2024 to cover maternity leave
- Mental Health & Addiction Services, Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau
- Northland, New Zealand
The Mental Health and Addiction Services at Northland DHB are seeking a Senior Medical Officer to work in the General Adult Psychiatry team. This is a full-time, permanent role based in Whangārei, Northland.
Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau provides a specialist clinical mental health and addiction service to the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga serving a growing population of around 190000. These services are designed to cater for people with significant mental illness and/or addiction that is beyond the scope of primary care services.
Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
As our Senior Medical Officer, you will provide general adult community based clinical care to Whangārei and may include our rural based clinics. You will have the opportunity to work with specific groups of clients such as those that require intensive community treatment or crisis work. You will join a multidisciplinary team in both our Mental Health and Addiction Services where you will play a key role in providing clinical leadership to the wider team.
To learn more about our Mental Health & Addiction service and working as a Psychiatrist in Northland, we would encourage you to visit the following link which includes helpful videos and FAQ's. Please click here to learn more, and feel free to come back to us if you have any particular queries.
To be considered you must have or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in a vocational and/ or locum tenens Psychiatry scope of practice, with no restrictions to your APC. For more information about the MCNZ registration process including source verification of qualifications, please click here or visit www.mcnz.org.nz
In return we offer on-going professional support with a commitment to continued medical education; professional development/ peer review as well as participation in a growing service that has the opportunity to be at the forefront of both primary and secondary care innovations.
We can provide a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei. Te Whatu Ora, Te Tai Tokerau is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service and can assist you to obtain an appropriate work visa.
To learn more about the role, or for assistance with the online application process, please contact SMO.Jobs@northlanddhb.org.nz referencing vacancy number: MD23-022
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Tai Tokerau|
|Position type:||Fixed Term|
|Attachment:||MD23-022 - JD SMO General Adult - Generic JD.pdf (PDF, 628KB)
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