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Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Oncology Paediatric Paediatrician in Leinster Region

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120,000 to 160,893 per annum
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Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Oncology Paediatric Paediatrician in Leinster Region 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, Monaghan, Longford, Westmeath, Offaly, Laois, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare, Cavan)
***Speciality: Paediatric: Oncology Paediatrician Oncologist
*** 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
*** Pay rate: €120,000 to €160,893 Euro’s (dependent on experience) basic salary plus on-calls, rota allowance, CME etc

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 locum post (fixed term of 12 months minimum with view to extend) in paediatric oncology and is based in the University Hospital of our client hospital in the Leinster Region, a major teaching hospital closely allied with the University of Dublin.

The main focus of the post will be the clinical care of solid tumour patients. The successful candidate will be based in the hospital within the local Paediatric Oncology/Haematology team (4 Paediatric Oncologists and 1 Paediatric and TYA Haematologist) but will also work closely with the wider Children’s and Young Person’s Integrated Cancer Service (CYPICS). CYPICS is a partnership between the Children’s Hospitals and includes 3 Paediatric Haematologists and 4 Paediatric Oncologists based in the Dublin Hospitals Group.

The post is full-time but candidates who would like to work part-time will also be considered.


• Sharing the solid tumour workload with 2 other oncologists
• Inpatient care, day care and outpatient clinics
• Participation in weekly regional MDT’s
• Share bone marrow and intrathecal list duties with 4 colleagues
• Providing daytime ward cover for the paediatric oncology/haematology ward – at the moment this is a 1:5 commitment
• There is a 1:5 on-call commitment for paediatric oncology and clinical malignant haematology


The key working relationships will be with the

• Oncology and Haematology MDT (medical, nursing and support staff)
• specialist nurses (hospital and community)
• the general and sub-speciality paediatric teams
• paediatric surgical teams
• paediatric intensive care team
• neonatology team
• Higher Education Institutions (undergraduate and postgraduate)
• management team of the Women’s and Children’s Clinical Management Group
• regional and national networks

Specific Duties

• provide the highest standard of care and professionalism in the inpatient, day care and outpatient settings
• work collaboratively with the rest of the paediatric oncology and haematology team in the hospital and the Dublin Hospitals Group.
• work collaboratively with the rest of the Children’s Hospital clinical teams
• work in a multidisciplinary team, participate in MDT meetings and supervise trainees
• ensure effective communication between all stakeholders including patients, their parents or carers and all members of the multi-disciplinary team
• work to appropriate national and local clinical guidelines and policies
• work with the team to develop and review protocols of care
• ensure that consistently high standards of service are delivered by example and mentorship
• work effectively with the Clinical Management Group clinical quality & safety coordinator to identify and reduce risk, incidents and complaints to ensure that the team learn from any such occurrences to improve patient safety
• initiate and participate in clinical audit as part of the clinical governance arrangements within the hospital
• instigate and engage with Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention (QIPP) initiatives
• actively ensure the appropriate safeguarding of patients

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.

Job Plan

A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee, the Operational Medical Director and Lead Paediatrician: Oncology 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.

There is a 1:5 on call commitment for paediatric oncology and clinical malignant haematology

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

Essential Requirements

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 Paediatrics: Paediatric Oncology

Office Accommodation

The post holder will undertake administrative work associated with their clinical and other professional duties. Adequate time and facilities for clinical administration, including appropriate office space, secretarial support and access to a personal computer, software & internet access, will be available.

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

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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