Consultant Psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Team Tauranga, New Zealand AR-206

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Consultant Psychiatrist Child and Adolescent Team Tauranga, New Zealand AR-206

:  Tauranga
:  New Zealand
:  Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Job Type
:  Permanent
:  Yes
:  Depends on level of experience
Start Date
:  Negotiable

We are looking for an enthusiastic Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our client’s vibrant, innovative and friendly team. Working in the beautiful Bay of Plenty, they have the privilege of being able to develop innovative new ways of looking after our diverse population.

Tauranga and Whakatāne are ideally situated for those who like to work, rest and play – beautiful beaches, stunning scenery, world-class schools, and a vibrant city culture. It is also a great base from which to explore New Zealand, Australia and Asia.

Their Maternal, Infant, Child, Adolescent Mental Health Service (MICAMHS) has a track record of innovation, clinical achievement, academic success and high performance. The MICAMHS service consists out of PIMHS (perinatal and infant (ages 0 – 5) mental health), a child team in Tauranga (ages 5 – 12), youth team in Tauranga (ages 13 – 18), Voyagers in Whakatāne (ages 0 – 18) and Incredible Years Specialist Services (IYSS).

Their Child Health Integrated Response pathway (CHIRP) is an integrated pathway for children with neurodevelopmental, mental health and behavioural concerns. They work alongside their Paediatric department, Child development team, School based Mental Health Teams and MICAMHS services to achieve shorter wait times, and collaborative assessments and interventions for young people referred with these concerns. CHIRP has been recognised internationally in the Improvement and Innovation space. They are establishing a trauma informed care approach according to international guidelines.

If a rewarding clinical career in child and adolescent psychiatry is important to you then consider this your next step.

This is a new role in a great team. The child and adolescent psychiatrist appointed to this role will have the opportunity to live and work in the beautiful Bay of Plenty and shape the future of local services. There is support for academic interests and a strong clinical community. If you like to work in a team that puts the young person and their family/whānau at the centre, and is collaborative, creative and collegial, please consider this your next job.
This is a permanent full-time position, however the FTE can be negotiable for the right candidate.

He Kōrero mōu – About You
Criteria for this position:
• You need to be a Vocationally Registered Psychiatrist with the Medical Council of NZ or be eligible for this.
• Expert clinical experience and knowledge
• Have fellowship of RANZCP or the equivalent is essential.

Applying from overseas? You can complete the self-assessment tool on the Medical Council of New Zealand website to determine which pathway to registration (as a medical practitioner in New Zealand) you might be eligible for.

Mō Tātou – Location and Employer
Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities. The Bay of Plenty is also a great base from which to explore New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific islands and Asia.

This employer is spread across a vast geographical area and centered across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. They serve a population of approximately 308,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki with a staff of over 4000 staff.

Ko o tatou painga – Their Benefits
• Access to ongoing in-house professional development
• Relocation assistance available for international candidates
• Access to Immigration and Medical Registration support
• Commitment to staff wellness and healthy working practices (e.g. We support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible)
• Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
• Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team
• Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership
• Free flu vaccinations
• Free onsite parking
• Discounts (with local businesses)

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Their Values
At Te Whatu Ora Hauora a Toi Bay of Plenty (formally Bay of Plenty District Health Board BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

Their manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it’s important that when recruiting, they recruit new colleagues who live by their CARE values.

They are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

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