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Date posted: Aug 21, 2013

Consultant Psychiatrists/Medical Officers ? Adult

Employer: Mental Health & Addiction Services
Taranaki District Health Board, New Zealand

Reference No: 054367

We are currently looking forexperiencedConsultantPsychiatrists/Medical Officers to join our team.

We enjoy a stable workforce with a multidisciplinary team approach and key worker system to provide the best possible available treatment and support for our clients and their family/whanau in our community.

The Taranaki District Health Board Mental Health & Addiction Services provides a wide range of specialist services within the Taranaki region which includes New Plymouth City and coastline, and a large rural/lifestyle population in South Taranaki (Stratford/Hawera).

There are five distinct services:
* Acute Services - 23 bed inpatient unit (4 beds in IPC), crisis team, home based treatment service, high and complex needs community supported rehabilitation service with 4 beds.
* Adult Mental Health - 3 community teams, Tui Ora kaupapa Maori community mental health team and specialist services such as maternal, eating disorders, DBT, early intervention.
* Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
* Mental Health Services for Older people.
* Alcohol and Drugs.

For Specialists to be eligible for provisional vocational registration in New Zealand you will need to have completed a post graduate specialist training programme, passed appropriate examinations and participated in formal continuing medical education programme.

Taranaki Base Hospital is a progressive, modern, hospital situated in coastal New Plymouth, the major city of the beautiful Taranaki Province. Taranaki caters for everyone and has a spectacular mountain, sweeping coastline and plenty of outdoors activities including hiking, skiing and fishing. The hospitalhas almost completed phase one ofan $80 million dollar redevelopment plan.

Applications are invited from medical practitioners with basic and specialist qualifications registerable in New Zealand.

For a job description, please contact Cara Humphries Stonnell, Recruitment Advisor - or phone .

For further information please contact Dr Hester Swart,Clinical Director - or phone .

Click here to apply online

Closing date: Ongoing

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