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General Adult Psychiatrist - Invercargill - New Zealand

Consultant - Psychiatry
Ref: 1744 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Dec 2017
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We are recruiting a General Adult Psychiatrist  to be based in Invercargill – a city where the pace of life is a little more relaxed, affording you the time to indulge in hobbies such as fishing, golf, cycling, surfing and skiing.

  • One of New Zealand’s most modern hospitals, offering first class facilities. 
  • Small, family friendly city spoilt for educational, arts, cultural and sporting amenities and facilities.
  • Home to New Zealand’s famed four season lake and alpine holiday playgrounds, of Queenstown and Central Otago.

The Role 

Southland Hospital, rebuilt in late 2004, is a new state-of-the-art facility that provides healthcare to a population of 105,000 and is the base hospital for a wide geographical area. With the latest in PACS digital radiology, MRI, CT and iSOFT patient management system, there's no better place to take a leading role in maintaining and enhancing an already comprehensive Anaesthetic service, while taking the initiative in developing new ones. 

The hospital provides a comprehensive service to the region.   As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will see a wide range of clinical presentations and will provide clinics in Invercargill and across the smaller more rural locations within the region.  The service also utilises technology and the successful post holder should be comfortable with video conferencing in a clinical setting.  As part of the team, you will play a key role in maintaining and enhancing the service. As an outstanding team player and capable leader, you will have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike.

The Location 

Located on the coast of the southern tip of the South island of New Zealand, Southland is home to two of New Zealand’s National Parks and within close proximity to four ski fields, three major rivers, Stewart Island, the Caitlins Coastline, Queenstown and Fiordland. You are able to enjoy a diverse range of leisure activities from skiing in the winter to trout fishing, surfing and hiking in the summer. Invercargill itself is a family friendly city with excellent educational and sporting facilities and offers a low cost lifestyle. Overall you will find that life here is lived at a more leisurely pace. It’s a healthy and safe environment which prides itself on being genuinely welcoming and open-minded. Please click here for more information on Invercargill.

What Head Medical can do for you

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location. We will provide assistance through the Medical Registration and Visa application process.  We are registered with the Immigration Advisors Authority in New Zealand.