Consultant Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health in Connacht 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 – Connacht Region (Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo)
***Speciality: Genito-Urinary Medicine & Sexual Health
*** Pay rate: €120,000 to €160,893 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 appointment is a full–time (10 PA) HSE Consultant Physician in Genitourinary Medicine, Sexual Health and HIV for the Department of Genitourinary Medicine, at our clients HSE hospital, working in collaboration with Centre for Sexual Health at University Hospitals.
The Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health Department at the hospital is a dynamic and innovative team whose focus is on delivering high quality care to all our patients. The hospital are looking to recruit a candidate who is prepared to go the extra mile to support delivery of timely high quality care and to also facilitate colleagues in the wider trust to achieve this.
Genitourinary Medicine & Sexual Health department is managed within the medical division. The Medical Directorate comprises medical specialties, Medicine for the Older Persons, Emergency Department, ITU, HDU, CCU, Stroke Care, Paediatrics, Dermatology and Intermediate Care. Surgical Care Group includes all of the surgical disciplines, Anaesthetics, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Support Services include Radiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Haematology, Neurophysiology and Cardio-respiratory Department.
The Medical Care Group
The Medical Care Group comprises medical specialties, Medicine for the Older Persons, Emergency Department, ITU, HDU, CCU, Stroke Care, Paediatrics, Dermatology and Intermediate Care. Surgical Care Group includes all of the surgical disciplines, Anaesthetics, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Support Services include Radiology, Biochemistry, Pathology, Haematology, Neurophysiology and Cardio-respiratory Department.
The Medical Unit itself comprises over 300 medical beds, including a 38-bedded Acute Medical Unit (AMU), a 17-bedded CCU, a 30-bedded Stroke Unit, Rheumatology Unit, Haematology & Oncology Unit, Diabetes Unit and an Intermediate Care Unit. There is also an Endoscopy Suite, a Cancer Day Hospital, a satellite Haemodialysis Unit. In addition to General Medicine, the following medical specialist services are offered: Cardiology, Care of the Elderly, Dermatology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Acute Medicine, Gastroenterology, Genitourinary Medicine/Sexual Health, Haematology/Oncology, Nephrology (Hub & spoke arrangement with RLUBH Renal Unit), Neurology (Hub & Spoke with Regional Neurology Unit), Neurophysiology, Respiratory and Rheumatology.
The hospital are renowned for being a very friendly department providing excellent patient centred care. They have an amazing multidisciplinary team and have a dedicated department within the recently completed hospital. Also providing clinics within the community covering the Local Authority. Offering a wide range of general and specialist clinics including established integrated pathways with Dermatology and Gynaecology, which includes monthly HIV specific Dermatology clinics which is consultant led.
In 2016/17 service had seen the following cohorts:
HIV – 131patients
GUM – 6,000 contacts
Contraception service 25,000 contacts
Added value for sexual health services
• Young People’s Friendly criteria- In January 2014 we were successful in being recognised as “young people friendly” in our Teenage clinic in the hospital and then additionally for our clinic in community setting 2015
• 1st Trust in the region to offer rapid HIV testing
• Innovative telephone assessment service for long acting reversible contraception (LARC) which was nominated for Future Hospitals Programme Award.
• Dedicated Sexual Health Improvement Team
Sexual Health Services have extensive history of managing contraception and sexual health services in both community and acute settings. As such are experienced in providing all aspects of level 1, 2 and 3 care .
All clinics are open access to allow patients to attend without an appointment. For female patients who require LARC have developed a CaSH (contraception and sexual health) direct service which offers women aged 18 and over the opportunity for a consultation via telephone to assess their suitability for a LARC method of contraception.
All staff nurses are reproductive health trained and prescribe using patient group directions. The nurse specialised are also skilled in intra uterine device and implant insertion.
Sexual Health Services use a database which records patients demographics, appointments, electronic patient records and test results. The database is complaint with national reporting datasets. Having an electronic system allows patients to attend any of the clinic locations and receive continuation of care without having to duplicate information.
The appointee along with existing speciality doctors/clinical lead will be responsible for the care of:-
• All patients referred by their GP.
• All patients referred by the Emergency Medicine Department
• All patients referred by internal & external specialities.
• All patients who self-refer/walk in
• Responsible for the training of Speciality Registrars within the department
• Develop Nurse Specialists role
• Undertake and supervise Audit/Quality improvement projects and CME
• Attend relevant MDT meetings
• Attend weekly MDT specialty meetings including monthly Clinical Governance Meeting
• Development and promotion of evidence based practice and guidelines
• Active contribution to the departmental Clinical Governance structure
• Multi-disciplinary team working and leadership
• Relevant participation in management
• Other appropriate duties and responsibilities
Currently the department is developing a senior clinical on call rota for the speciality, this will be included in job planning, and can be discussed further, pre and post interview.
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
• 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 Genito-Urinary 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 Genito-Urinary Medicine
Office accommodation will be provided for the appointee with secretarial support.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online today (see below).
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