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Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon in Munster Region - Republic of Ireland

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Oral & Maxillofacial Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
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Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Associate Specialist Jobs, Associate Specialist Consultant Jobs, Consultant Jobs, Senior 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 Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon 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: Oral & Maxillofacial
*** 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.


This a new, full time consultant appointment in response to increasing demand for service. The successful applicant would join a team of four Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeons and on Consultant Oral Surgeon. All sessions are based at our client HSE University Hospital.

This is a new full time post to address the clinical needs of this developing department. The post is based at the HSE University Hospital. A suitable applicant would be expected to have a special interest in Facial Deformity and would work along-side two other consultants with similar interests. Applicants would also be expected to contribute to the acute OMFS on call rota and be actively involved in junior doctor training.

A candidate who is unable for personal reasons to undertake the duties of a whole-time post will receive equal consideration. If such a candidate is appointed the job content will be modified as appropriate in consultation with consultant colleagues and local management.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. Additionally, people with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working.

The Department

OMFS – 2 MOS rooms, 3 Consultation rooms, 1 surgery

Orthodontics – 4 Dental surgeries

Restorative – 1 Dental surgery

Oral Health Laboratory
This newly equipped purpose designed, Oral Health Laboratory provides the full range of services supporting Head and Neck Oncology, Maxillo Facial Trauma, Orthognathic and Restorative clinics. Additionally the laboratory provides all ocular prostheses for the department of Ophthalmology.

X-Ray Facilities
There is a dedicated digital X-Ray facility within the department of Oral Health, staffed by the department of Radiography.

All X-Rays can be accessed in the clinics, offices, wards and theatres through PACS.

Medical Illustration
Digital photography is available throughout the hospital using Photoweb. The department is located on Level 1 in the West Atrium.

The appointee will be provided with an office, computer, internet access and secretarial support which may be shared.

Clinical Duties (guideline only)

The successful candidate should have an interest in treatment of facial trauma and experience of implant surgery would be desirable. This is a consultant led service and most of the trauma surgery is carried out by the consultants.

Facial deformity is currently managed by two consultants as part of a multidisciplinary team. Combined orthognathic clinics are held weekly at the HSE University Hospital. The successful candidate would be expected to work closely with orthodontic colleagues.

Following CSAG recommendations, all cleft surgery (primary lip and palate, secondary bone grafting, cleft orthognathic surgery)
Joint cleft lip and palate clinics are held monthly at the HSE University hospital.

Head and Neck malignancy treatment is undertaken by combined OMFS, ENT, Plastic and Clinical Oncology teams. Weekly clinics are held at the hospital with video conferencing links to other HSE hospitals and regular clinics are undertaken at by members of the team.

The post holder will be expected to have a strong commitment to junior doctor training and be actively involved in the local and regional training programs.
The appointment is to the Trust, not to specific hospitals.

All consultants, including the appointee, will be expected to be involved in implementing the Trust’s Clinical Governance programme. This includes active participation in clinical audit, quality, clinical guidelines/pathways, professional development, appraisal and risk management.

The appointee will be a member of the Consultant Staff Committee and be expected to serve on this committee.

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

Job Plan

A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee and their Service Director, on behalf of the Medical Director, as soon as possible after the commencement date of the appointee. This will be signed by the Chief Executive and will be effective from the commencement date of the appointment. A copy to be forwarded to the Medical Staffing Department to be retained on the personnel file.

The Trust has discretion to offer additional programmed activities in appropriate cases. However, where after the appropriate panel approval has been obtained it is agreed to pay temporary additional programmed activities these will only be payable to newly qualified consultants after three months in the post. Such additional programmed activities will not be paid retrospectively to the date of appointment. In the case of other consultants the date from which the additional programmed activities become payable will be a matter of agreement with the Clinical Director.

The Job Plan will then be reviewed annually, following the Appraisal Meeting. The Job Plan will be a prospective agreement that sets out a consultant’s duties, responsibilities and objectives for the coming year. It should cover all aspects of a consultant’s professional practice including clinical work, teaching, research, education and managerial responsibilities. It should provide a clear schedule of commitments, both internal and external. In addition, it should include personal objectives, including details of their link to wider service objectives and details of the support required by the consultant to fulfil the job plan and the objectives.

Provisional assessment of Programmed Activities in Job Plan for a whole-time contract:

• The balance between Direct Clinical care Activities and Supporting Programmed Activities will be agreed with the candidate as part of the initial job planning process.
• The standard full time job plan will consist of 10 programmed activities. The Trust will initially allocate 1.5 SPAs for appraisals, CPD, mandatory training, job planning etc. A further 1 SPA may be allocated for formal audit, formal research and formal undergraduate and post-graduate education activity and supervision. Permission from your Service Director/Medical Director must be sought for participation in external NHS activities and once agreed these should be recorded in your job plan.

Mentoring for New Consultants

The Trust supports the principle of mentoring for all new consultants and has plans to formally incorporate this into Trust policy in the near future.

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.

A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee, the Operational Medical Director and Lead Emergency Medicine 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 Oral & Maxillofacial..

Office Accommodation

Office accommodation will be provided for the appointee with secretarial support.

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

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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