Psychiatrist - Opportunity on New Zealand’s North Island

This international opportunity is presented and managed by our sister company, Global Medical Staffing. Working together, we support your needs near and far.

Posted 12 days ago JOB-2837334

Job Quick Facts

  • Rotorua, New Zealand
  • Psychiatry
  • Monday through Friday, business hours
  • Up to 40 hours per week
  • 1:7 call roster
  • Broad variety of general psychiatry
  • Adult consult psychiatrist
  • Locum Tenens

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  • Most assignments provide housing, travel and transportation
  • Licensing/Registration and immigration assistance
  • Only US agency currently offering international assignments
  • GMS reps available 24/7 for assistance
  • Member of NALTO


A North Island, New Zealand hospital is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated general adult psychiatrist to join their multi-disciplinary team and have community and inpatient responsibilities. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to join a passionate team who places great value on putting people first, embedding Te Ao Maori in every-day practice, leading with kindness and achieving excellence together, then this adult consultant psychiatrist position may be the opportunity for you. We have a flexible structure whereby the role will commence in the inpatient unit and rotate to community over time. We are embedding our new model of care; pathways that lead us to act with kindness. This new model is the product of extensive co-design with over 400 participants from our community, a model that clearly articulates what works for people in their recovery and healing journey. The service provides specialist mental healthcare for service users in the District Area (a population size of approximately 116,000). This includes a 14-bed inpatient unit, an acute response team, adult community team, older adult service, child and adolescent service, and consult liaison within the main hospital. Their mental health and addiction services has a high proportion of Maori whaiora/services users and whanau/family. A commitment to biculturalism, the principles of the treaty of Waitangi, to equity and to wellness and recovery is important. This role will involve providing specialist psychiatric care and clinical leadership, to our district adult whaiora/service users as a member of a multidisciplinary team. This may include working across different areas of the adult services, such as community, inpatient and acute response team. The work will involve both urgent and planned assessments, as well as planning and delivering collaborative care and treatment to whaiora/service users, in the context of their family/whanau. If you’re looking for a little taste of everything New Zealand has to offer, this is the place to be. From traditional Maori Culture, stunning nature, and Lord of the Rings filming sets close by, this city is the perfect sampler platter of everything New Zealand has to offer. This year, our community was also named as one of the 50 best global destinations by Forbes Magazine. Come and see what all the fuss is about, call us today!

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