Consultant Psychiatrist - Liaison Psychiatry
Consultant Psychiatrist – Department of Liaison Psychiatry, Auckland City Hospital
Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation
At Te Toka Tumai | Auckland DHB we are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
The liaison psychiatry team comprises Consultant Psychiatrists; including liaison, addiction and neuropsychiatry specialists; Nurse Specialists, a Nurse Practitioner, a Clinical Psychologist, a psychiatric registrar and excellent admin support. We provide teaching and training for Auckland City Hospital and for Auckland Medical School, and supervise registrars and interns. We are a sociable and friendly team who enjoy working together, and support one another.
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We are seeking a proactive, positive and enthusiastic consultant psychiatrist for a permanent position in the Liaison Psychiatry team at Auckland City Hospital. The job can be full time, but less than full time working could be negotiated for the right candidate.
The job involves providing specialist psychiatric assessment and consultation to inpatients in Auckland City Hospital, and patients in the emergency department. There is also scope to get involved in specialist liaison psychiatry outpatient work.
The role is paid according to the ASMS Senior Medical and Dental Officer MECA – click here for a link, and benefits are also as per the MECA. Auckland DHB is committed to prioritising staff wellbeing, and offers subsidised gym memberships, exercise classes and access to counselling as well as other wellbeing supports.
Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills
The post would be ideal for Consultation-Liaison or Psychiatry of Old Age advanced certificate holders, but applications from Adult or Addictions Psychiatry certificate holders with relevant experience would be welcomed.
You must be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand with current Annual Practicing certificate, or eligible for this. You must hold FRANZCP or equivalent. To find out more about how to apply for registration from overseas, click here.
You can click here for a detailed position description
He aha ngā painga o tēnei mahi mōu | Why you will enjoy working here
We recognise there is more to life than mahi | work, and we encourage and provide access to all our staff several services and benefits to support themselves whilst they are employed within Te Toka Tumai| Auckland DHB.
For more information on what we offer, please click here
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Advertising closes: 27th February 2024
Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022 that includes a simplified residency process for health workers on the new “Green List” of occupations – and this position is one of those designated critical positions! For successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here are the links to two key pages of NZ Immigration's official site for more information: Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa and Immigration NZ Green List Occupations
We are committed to upholding Te Tiriti o Waitangi and providing culturally safe care. We value role modelling manaakitanga as demonstrated by Ngāti Whātua in the gifting of their whenua on which our hospitals stand. We aspire to having a workforce reflective of the communities we serve and achieving equitable outcomes for all.
Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.
If you have any queries about the online process, please contact Reshma Amin, Recruitment Consultant at ReshmaA@adhb.govt.nz
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