Medical Director - Mental Health Services
Auckland Health Jobs
Auckland, New Zealand
9d ago

Medical Director- Mental Health and Addictions

  • Key senior leadership, high impact position
  • Experience the outstanding New Zealand lifestyle!
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a Medical Leader to enhance the provision of clinical services in Auckland District Health Board (ADHB)’s Mental Health and Addictions Directorate.

    The position reports to the Directorate Director and is professionally accountable to the Chief Medical Officer. As the Medical Director you will join a supportive team, including Nursing, Allied Health, Primary Care Director’s and a general manager.

    You will assist with implementing a road map / action plan to take ADHB’s leading edge Mental Health Services into the future and driving change in the services to meet the evolving needs of the Auckland population.

    The Medical Director will be responsible for providing professional and clinical leadership to a large medical workforce.

    The Position is a Full time,Permanent role and the clinical component is flexible.

    This role will have a key focus on Senior Medical Officer Workforce development to align with future service delivery and the successful candidate will need to be actively involved in service improvement and development.

    This is an outstanding opening for a visionary medical leader to make a difference to medical workforce’s contribution within the directorate.

    We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population.

    To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities.

    Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy, if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB .

    You will currently hold Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand, or if located overseas be eligible for Locum Tenens and Vocational Registration (www.

    mcnz.org.nz).Click here for a position description.ADHB employs over 10,000 highly skilled clinical and non-clinical professionals and has total annual revenue of approximately $2b.

    In addition to supporting the Auckland district, over 50% of ADHB’s business is driven by other District Health Boards (DHBs) and the organisation is recognised for providing timely and effective services that its communities can rely on.

    ADHB has an international reputation and is renowned academically as having Auckland City Hospital as New Zealand’s largest teaching hospital.

    It has an alliance with the University of Auckland and its Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences in the form of the Auckland Academic Health Alliance.

    This patient-focussed partnership aims to speed the translation of research from the bench to the bedside’. Auckland region is home to over 1.

    5 million people; a blend of sophisticated city living and outdoor beauty makes it one of the most desirable places to live in New Zealand.

    In 2015 the city was rated the third best city in the world in the Mercer Quality of Living survey. Living and working here has so much to offer! From the best education in New Zealand, exceptional sports, world-

    class restaurants to a thriving arts and culture scene there is something here for everyone. To express interest, please apply online now at www.

    careers.adhb.govt.nz to job number : CEN09783 For any query or help applying online please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or email : jimmy.

    mathews adhb.govt.nz Closing date is 25 November 2018 For the biggest health sector job board in New Zealand visit www.kiwihealthjobs.

    com Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children.

    This position is not a Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

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    This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

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