Psychiatrist - Part Time, Psych Liaison
Auckland Health Jobs
Auckland, New Zealand
7d ago

Consultant Psychiatrist 0.6 FTE Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Waitemata District Health Board serves the communities of North and West Auckland and the Rodney District, a population of nearly 600,000.

Dedicated to the delivery of public health care, Waitemata is committed to making a healthy difference to the patient, their family / Whanau, the community and Iwi, and the healthcare workforce.

The Consultation Liaison Psychiatry Team based at North Shore Hospital, provides a service to the Emergency Department, Wards and Specialist Medical Services.

The team currently consists of 2.2 FTE Consultant Psychiatrists, 2.0 FTE Registrars, 1.0 FTE Clinical Psychologist and 7.

0 FTE Community Nurses. The role is new to the service and will increase the Consultant Psychiatrists to 2.8 FTE.

The service operates a clinical governance model and there are opportunities to be involved in service development, service planning and quality improvement initiatives.

Teaching and supervision of junior doctors / students and clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary team are core functions for our Consultants.

Currently, there are established specialty clinics involving a Liaison model e.g. outpatient Renal transplant assessments.

There are opportunities to develop further Liaison networks with other medical services. The post will require a consultant psychiatrist with a certificate in Advanced Training in Consultation-

Liaison Psychiatry or equivalent specialist accreditation. The post-holder will also be expected to be part of the Adult Psychiatry SMO on-

call roster. You will be committed to providing a high standard of care and clinical leadership, and enjoy working in a multidisciplinary team.

You will have a strong consumer focus and enjoy the challenges of providing services to a diverse community. For more information about this position please contact Dr Mike Ang, Adult Service Clinical Director, email mike.

ang waitematadhb.govt.nz Closing date : 27 April 2018Position Number : NOR03321This position is NOT a children's worker under the Vulnerable Children Act

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