Consultant Psychiatrist - Addictions at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Te Matau a Māui Hawke's Bay, Hawkes Bay
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi. Engari, he toa takitini.
Success is not the work of one, but the work of many.
40 hours per fortnight (0.5FTE)
The Mental Health and Addictions Service at Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Medical Officer in Addiction Medicine/Addiction Psychiatry. We are looking for applicants interested in a part-time role. This is a great opportunity to develop your career, enjoy the benefits of a fantastic region and achieve a great work life balance.
Mental health services in Hawke’s Bay are centred around two large community teams, with a kaupapa Māori mental health service provided by an NGO partner and satellite teams in the smaller population centres. Within the service are Child and Family, Home Based Treatment, Maternal Mental Health, Te Ara Manapou, Consultation-Liaison, Emergency Mental Health teams, Older Persons and Addiction services.
• Part-time (0.5 FTE) permanent post available
• Small welcoming service
• Varied and challenging work
• Teaching hospital with training registrars
• Hawke’s Bay – a great place for families
The in-patient unit is on the Regional Hospital campus in Hastings and features high and medium intensity treatment areas as well as an intensive day treatment unit. Local residential addictions treatment service is provided in Napier and an opioid substitution programme is provided in both major population centres.
Mental health services work closely with primary care and NGO providers to create individual care packages for patients and some specialist services such as forensic care is provided on a regional basis.
Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers Memorial Hospital is a large secondary level, 400 bed accredited public hospital providing acute and elective care for a region of over 178,500 people. The hospital is a modern facility with a full range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. It is a busy enough hospital for a diverse range of clinical challenges, but small enough for you to know every SMO in the hospital and feel welcomed into the Hawke’s Bay community. We have no doubt that you will love everything Hawke’s Bay has to offer - an environment and work/life balance that is second to none. Situated on the east coast of the North Island, you will enjoy the stunning climate and beaches, a wide range of sporting and leisure opportunities, art, wine, food and culture. This is your chance to make the most of a fantastic career and lifestyle move. Take a stroll through the Hawke’s Bay Tourism website and get yourself to Hawke’s Bay!
Applicants must be qualified by the Medical Council and either a general scope with a specialty in addiction psychiatry or have a vocational scope of practice or working towards this.
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If you have any questions about this position, you are welcome to contact Dr Anoek Dechering-Raes, Medical Director by email at Anoek.Dechering-Raes@hawkesbaydhb.govt.nz
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui Hawke’s Bay in general encourages a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills and is passionate about caring for our community. As part of our team we will support, encourage and help you to develop your career with us.
We are committed to delivering and living our Te Whatu Ora values of He kauanuanu – Respect, Ākina – Improvement, Rāranga te tira– Teamwork and Tauwhiro – Care. You should be someone who has similar personal values.
We are proud of our team’s diversity. We know the strength of a diverse and inclusive workforce helps us achieve the best outcomes for our patients and the communities in which we operate and serve.
Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand, Te Matau a Maui, Hawke’s Bay expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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