Older Persons Mental Health - Advanced Training Psychiatry Registrar | Commencing January 2023 at Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch), Christchurch
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!
Mō mātou | About us
'Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do'
When you work with Waitaha Canterbury, you're part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people who live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.
Other facilities within Waitaha Canterbury include:
- Christchurch Women's Hospital
- Hillmorton Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Burwood Hospital ' Mental Health Services
- Burwood Hospital ' Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation Services, including the Spinal Injuries Unit
- Ashburton Hospital - General Hospital, south of Christchurch
You will gain world class experience with varied case mixes and a high level of medical education, training and supervision. With 600 Resident Doctors employed at Canterbury, you will join a team committed to serving their community. You can learn more here
Ko wai koe | About You
Our Psychiatry services are some of the largest and busiest in New Zealand! Psychiatric training in Christchurch is run in conjunction with the Department of Psychological Medicine at the University of Otago's Christchurch Clinical School.
For more information on psychiatric training in Christchurch, visit http://www.otago.ac.nz/christchurch/departments/psychmed/registrartraining/
The Older Persons Mental Health service in Christchurch incorporates a wide range of treatment settings including two inpatient wards totalling 40 beds, a day hospital, outpatient clinic, Memory Assessment Clinic, a large community team, rural outreach to Ashburton, Psychiatric Consult Service, Academic Unit and an ECT service. Our well established advanced trainee programme gives the opportunity for experience in all parts of the service through rotations over two years. We have a number of experienced Faculty approved supervisors among the ten psychiatrists employed in the department. Our department works closely with the Older Persons Health (geriatric) service. The service is based at Burwood Hospital, with the community team working from The Princess Margaret Hospital. Dr Matthew Croucher currently coordinates the academic programme for the advanced trainees nationwide, and also has a role in the Academic Unit.
Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience
- Permanent, full-time Psychiatry Registrar position for Stage 3 registrar in advanced training position in Older Persons Mental Health psychiatry
- Knowledge and commitment of Te Tiriti o Waitangi and how the principles can be applied to health.
- A willingness to grow and further develop an equity lens and skillset, both to assist Māori and minority groups.
- You must be eligible for to apply for advanced training in psychiatry and have general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by visiting the Council's website at www.mcnz.org.nz
Ngā hua | Benefits
- Gain experience in Older Persons Mental Health psychiatry.
- Work towards RANZCP Fellowship together with the requirements of the RANZCP Certificate in Psychiatry of Old Age.
- Join a supportive, cohesive group of registrars.
- Excellent support from consultant supervisors.
- Support in meeting the RANZCP requirements for Fellowship.
- Training program works in close collaboration with an internationally recognised research department (The Otago University Department of Psychological Medicine).
- Live in a vibrant city, with a creative undercurrent. We have hills, beaches and ski fields a short drive from Christchurch City. To find out more, visit http://bit.ly/2n9sr32
Tono ināianei | Apply now
Has this interested you to join us here in Canterbury? Click apply now and in the application form you will be asked to select your speciality preference(s), please note due to current staffing arrangements and training requirements, vacancies may not occur in some service.
You will need to submit:
- Electronic copies of your CV and covering letter, and
- Contact details for three referees (which will be contacted right away)
For further information, email RDST@cdhb.health.nz
Dr Jo Reeves, Clinical Director, Older Persons Mental Health, Jo.Reeves@cdhb.health.nz
Dr Matthew Croucher, Matthew.Croucher@cdhb.health.nz
Pandemic Vaccination Statement
The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch)|
|Position type:||Permanent Full time|
|Attachment:||No File Attached|
Note: You may be redirected to the employer's careers website.