Psychiatrist / Medical Officer, Inpatient Unit, NZ

Northland District Health Board
Nov 13, 2019
Northland, New Zealand
Job Type


Mental Health & Addiction Services
Whangarei Hospital
Northland, New Zealand

Northland District Health Board advocates for affirmative action and actively seeks Māori into our workforce to reflect the community we serve.

Northland District Health Board, Mental Health and Addiction Services, has two vacancies for either a Medical Officer and / or Psychiatrist to join our team in the acute psychiatry inpatient unit, Tumanako.

These positions provide clinical care in the inpatient acute and sub-acute setting based at Whangarei Hospital.  We encourage applications from doctors with an interest in acute psychiatric care and who are suitable to take up these roles. There you will be part of a team of senior doctors, registrar and house-officer, providing clinical care and contributing to the medical leadership of the ward.

Northland District Health Board offers you professional support with a commitment to continuing professional development. You will have the opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team contributing to a recovery focused model of care in a modern, purpose built inpatient unit and the opportunity to work in partnership with other health, social and community sectors.

All applicants MUST be eligible for registration and have or be able to gain appropriate registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

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Vacancy No: MD18-037a

For further information and applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64  9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website:

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