Medical Officer - Opioid Service
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
3d ago

Our Purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region.

The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The Team

The Christchurch Opioid Recovery Service located at Hillmorton Hospital, provides specialised clinical work with consumers experiencing co-existing alcohol and / or drug dependence and moderate to severe mental health needs.

The Role

We are seeking a Medical Officer for Christchurch Opioid Recovery Service at Hillmorton Hospital. This is a permanent 0.

8FTE role with less hours to be negotiated if preferred.

You will provide medical input into the multidisciplinary team's clinical assessment and management planning and will act as a Medical Officer in the treatment of the department's patients cases.

You will also be required to participate in the supervisor, training, evaluation and research within the department.

You will have specialised knowledge of pharmacology which will allow safe prescription and monitoring of drug treatments.

To be considered for this role you will be registered or have the ability to be registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

Our Culture : What matters to us

Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi

Putting people at the heart of all we do

The Canterbury DHB believes that diversity and inclusion is key to ensure we deliver the best care for our diverse population.

The Canterbury DHB is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer that welcomes and respects everyone.

Apply online by clicking the Apply button, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist.

Email : Tracey.Sutherland

Your application will be reviewed and progressed as soon as possible.

Please note that applications made via an agency will not be considered.

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