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Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Munster Region - Republic of Ireland

Job Field:
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Obstetrics and Gynaecology /Obs & Gynae Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
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Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Associate Specialist Jobs, 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
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Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology in Munster 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 – Munster Region (Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford)
***Speciality: Obs & Gynae / Obstetrics & Gynaecology
*** 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 + relocation package offered)
*** Role: Consultant (6+ years post graduate experience)
*** Start date: ASAP
***IELTS Score of 7.0 Overall (minimum) – Essential
***Exact location details provided on 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.


Our HSE Client's hospital provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services. The hospital supports some 320,000 people in the surrounding area. The hospital is one of the largest employers in the region and employs over 3,700 staff across the widest range of careers. They are proud of our reputation as the largest site in Region. The Care Quality Commission has rated the Maternity service as Good in all domains.

Trust Culture and Values

The Trust has defined its culture as one that is patient centred which puts safety first and where all staff take responsibility, are valued and value each other.

To support this, four values are that they are all:-

Caring – design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants

Safe – make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern (safety comes first)

Responsible – all staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation

And that they:

Value each other – we all value each other’s contribution.

The hospital training, policies, procedures, and practices are all intended to support behaviours in line with the values and all staff are expected to uphold these by 'Living Our Values Everyday'

Clinical Duties

1. To undertake high quality, patient centred, consultant led obstetrics and gynaecology services. This includes general antenatal and gynaecology clinics at both the Hospital and at other sites, colposcopy clinics, gynaecology, antenatal and postnatal ward rounds, cover for the maternity day assessment unit and acute gynaecology and also undertaking operative gynaecology lists and elective Caesarean section lists.

2. Experience in providing leadership for junior medical and wider clinical team on the gynaecology ward and labour ward with proactive consultant input to the care of women and their babies is essential to the post.

3. To actively contribute, to the development and updating of polices/guidelines, and supervision of appropriate audit. To ensure proper delegation to and training of junior medical and nursing/midwifery staff.

4. The post holder will be expected to support the Clinical Director in delivering the risk
management strategy in Gynaecology

5. The post holder will share responsibility with all the consultants in the Department in providing consultant presence on the delivery suite, undertaking dedicated clinical sessions each week, including providing some additional cover for colleagues annual leave. It is a key aim of the division to increase consultant presence on the delivery suite in line with the recommendations from ‘Safer Childbirth’ and the Quality Standards.

6. To be fully involved with the teaching and training of medical staff within the Department and to work closely with the RCOG College Tutor in this respect. To take part in the induction programme for junior medical staff and to participate in GP training. To participate in the teaching of medical students.

7. To participate in the recruitment of junior medical staff - if needed

8. To participate in the Consultant on call rota for obstetrics.

9. All consultants within the department share the responsibility for undertaking serious incident investigations using root cause analysis. Experience in risk management would therefore be an advantage.

10. To undertake administrative and managerial duties associated with the post, including attendance at and contributing to departmental meetings.

11. To participate in consultant appraisal and register with the RCOG CME programme.

12. To observe the Trusts agreed policies and procedures and to follow the Standing Orders and Financial Instructions of the Trust.

Standard Duties and responsibilities

1. 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.

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

3. 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.

4. To co-operate with the expeditious implementation of the Disciplinary Procedure

5. 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.

6. 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.

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

8. 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.

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

10. 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.

11. 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.

12. 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 MRCOG candidates.

Job Plan

A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee, the Operational Medical Director and Lead Obs & Gynae 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.

Main Hospital
• 8 hours per week for theatre commitment
• 7 hours per week for inpatient care
• 6 hours per week for out-patient clinics
• 6 hours per week for ward rounds
• 3 hours per week for teaching duties
• Consultation services as required
Participation in the on-call rota

Secondary Hospital
• 4 hours per week for labour ward
• 4 hours per week for out-patient clinics


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 Obs & Gynae.

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; 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

We look forward to helping you progress your career and find you the ideal position.

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

***Please note due to the high number of applications, we do answer every application in turn.***

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