He Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Role
Are you looking for?
• A friendly team environment?
• A service that is striving to deliver excellent care to clients on their journey of recovery.
• A challenging role delivering Opioid Substitution Treatment and other interventions?
• Then this is the opportunity for you!
This employer has an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist or Medical Officer with an interest in addiction medicine. This role will join the multidisciplinary specialist Addiction Service based in Tauranga.
The focus of this role is to provide Opioid Substitution Treatment (OST) for patients across the district in accordance with the New Zealand OST guidelines. The appointee will work with senior psychiatrists and mental health and addiction services registrar colleagues and have close liaison with general practitioners and pharmacists.
We are excited to offer:
• A well-established group of peers for you to join.
• General Adult Inpatient and outpatient services, Psychogeriatrics, Consult Liaison, Child and Adolescent, Drug and alcohol and Maternal Mental Health services.
• We are a teaching hospital with Psychiatric Registrars Training through the Upper Central North Island (UCNI) training scheme and 5th and 6th year medical students through the University of Auckland.
• Opportunities for research and teaching roles through our clinical campus and close links with Auckland University.
• Opportunities for involvement in service development and clinical leadership.
This is a permanent, 0.8 FTE position working 64 hours per fortnight however full-time hours can be considered 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.