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Consultant Diabetes & Endocrinology in Leinster Region - Republic of Ireland

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Endocrinology/Diabetes Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Consultant Jobs, Senior Registrar Jobs, Specialist Registrar Jobs
All Ireland
Contract Type:
Fixed Term, Permanent
120,000 to 157,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Workplace Doctors
Job Ref:

Consultant Diabetes & Endocrine in Leinster Region - Republic of Ireland on a fixed term / permanent basis; working for our client via Workplace Doctors

*** Must have IMC (Specialist Division) Registration (Irish Medical Council) - Essential
*** Location: Republic of Ireland - Leinster Region (Louth, Meath, Longford, Westmeath, Offaly, Laois, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare)
***Speciality: Diabetes & Endocrine
*** Pay rate: 120,000 to 157,000 Euro’s (dependent on experience)
*** Role: Consultant (6+ years post graduate experience)
*** Duration:12 months FREE Visa & Work Permit Offered
*** Start date: ASAP
***IELTS Score of 7.0 Overall (minimum) – Essential (overseas doctors only)
***Exact location details provided upon application

Irish Teaching Hospitals and Medical Universities receive great international acclaim & recognition throughout the world, doctors with experience and training in Ireland typically enjoy great success in terms of professional career development & job satisfaction.


This is a new post in Internal Medicine - Diabetes & Endocrinology based in our clients HSE hospital with responsibility for inpatient and outpatient care. The appointee will join the three existing consultants in providing a high quality service and will be encouraged and supported in the development of sub-specialty interests.

The Hospital provides undergraduate medical education for the nearby University and is keen to develop its association with the University further, providing exciting opportunities for newly appointed consultants to take an interest in undergraduate education and or research.

Clinical Duties (guideline only)

The post holder will be a member of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Team and contribute to the provision of a high quality service including meeting out-patient access times and other relevant quality standards. A specific aim of this appointment is to allow the team to provide an increased range of specialist clinics in diabetes and enhance in-patient diabetes management and a special interest in diabetic ante-natal care, in-patient diabetes care, young adult diabetes care and insulin pump therapy will be of value.

An interest in endocrinology is also encouraged with endocrine clinics held at the hospital. A weekly internal non-cancer endocrine tumour MDT, which includes input from an Endocrine Surgeon, Radiology and Histopathology is timetabled and the appointee will also participate in complex and educational endocrinology case discussion meetings.

The post holder will be expected to provide excellent communication with GPs and other members of the diabetes and GIM multidisciplinary teams. The appointee will also contribute to the education and training of junior medical staff and in addition the education of GPs, nurses, technical, and paramedical staff when required. Medical students from the University are taught within the department and there are opportunities to participate in and contribute to undergraduate education for those with a specific interest in this area.

It is a requirement of the post that mandatory training needs are met and that the appointee engages in professional development, CME, and an annual appraisal. The Trust supports the requirements for CME as recommended by the Royal College of Physicians and is committed to providing time for these activities.
The Trust currently uses a electronic patient record system and the PACS system is in place for radiology.

The appointee will participate in the 1 in 12 on call rota for general medicine, which includes split weekends, so consultants cover every 12th Saturday and every 12th Sunday 8am to 8pm and evening oncall consultant input on the AMU is timetabled to 8pm. Currently weekend working hours are 8am to 8pm but an increase in acute physician cover at weekends is planned, so these are likely to be reduced. Evening on-call consultant input on the AMU is timetabled to 8pm.

The assignment of specific clinical responsibilities will be agreed with the post holder on appointment and therefore only a tentative job plan is included which will be adjusted to suit service needs and interests of the appointee.

Standard Duties and responsibilities

a) To participate in development of and undertake all duties and functions pertinent to the Consultant’s area of competence, as set out within the Clinical Directorate Service Plan and in line with policies as specified by the Employer.

b) To ensure that duties and functions are undertaken in a manner that minimises delays for patients and possible disruption of services.

c) To work within the framework of the hospital / agency’s service plan and/or levels of service (volume, types etc.) as determined by the Employer. Service planning for individual clinical services will be progressed through the Clinical Directorate structure or other arrangements as apply.

d) To co-operate with the expeditious implementation of the Disciplinary Procedure

e) To formally review the execution of the Clinical Directorate Service Plan with the Clinical Director / Employer periodically. The Clinical Directorate Service Plan shall be reviewed periodically at the request of the Consultant or Clinical Director / Employer. The Consultant may initially seek internal review of the determinations of the Clinical Director regarding the Service Plan.

f) To participate in the development and operation of the Clinical Directorate structure and in such management or representative structures as are in place or being developed. The Consultant shall receive training and support to enable him/her to participate fully in such structures.

g) To provide, as appropriate, consultation in the Consultant’s area of designated expertise in respect of patients of other Consultants at their request.

h) To ensure in consultation with the Clinical Director that appropriate medical cover is available at all times having due regard to the implementation of the European Working Time Directive as it relates to doctors in training.

i) To supervise and be responsible for diagnosis, treatment and care provided by non-Consultant Hospital Doctors (NCHDs) treating patients under the Consultant’s care.

j) To participate as a right and obligation in selection processes for non-Consultant Hospital Doctors and other staff as appropriate. The Employer will provide training as required. The Employer shall ensure that a Consultant representative of the relevant specialty / sub-specialty is involved in the selection process.

k) To participate in clinical audit and proactive risk management and facilitate production of all data/information required for same in accordance with regulatory, statutory and corporate policies and procedures.

l) To participate in and facilitate production of all data/information required to validate delivery of duties and functions and inform planning and management of service delivery

Teaching Commitments

• regular commitments to ward based teaching of undergraduates.
• participation in the lecture programmes for 2nd and 4th & 5th year medical students.
• teaching of other groups as required including other specialty juniors and specialist nurses & MRCP candidates.

Job Plan

A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee, the Operational Medical Director and Lead Diabetes & Endocrinology Consultant, on behalf of the Trust’s Medical Director, based on the provisional timetable. This will be signed by the Chief Executive and will be effective from the commencement date of the appointment.

It will be reviewed at 3 months & thereafter annually or at any time, but no less than 3 months after a previous review, as requested by the appointee, Operational Medical Director or Clinical Lead & adjusted accordingly to the agreement of both parties.


This post is open to doctors who hold Registration as a Specialist in the Specialist Division of the Registrar of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the specialty of Clinical and Diabetes & Endocrinology.

Office Accommodation

Office accommodation will be provided for the appointee.

Management Responsibility

All Consultants are required to attend the monthly Directorate Meetings. Post holders will be expected to share in administrative duties allocated by mutual agreement within the Directorate. As part of the Consultant Team, the consultant will offer mentoring support and lead the existing clinical team through; joint clinics, one-to-one support, individual case management and complex cases, identifying development needs and suggesting CPD (Continuous Professional Development) opportunities and responding to clinical enquiries via e-mail and telephone.

If you are interested in working in growing your career and increasing your income, then talk to our healthcare team today. If you can fill the above requirements, we will give you the following benefits:

*** Visa & Work Permit for FREE!
*** Guidance, Training & Career Development
*** Dedicated & Supportive team- Consultant available when you need.
*** Excellent Basic Pay, Overtime paid for extra hours
***Assistance provided with relocation

Call us today on +44 (0) 1234 889213 to discuss this vacancy or email your CV to or apply online today (see below).

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