Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Surgeon Paediatric Urology 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: Surgery: Paediatric Urology Urologist Surgeon
*** 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.
We are seeking to appoint a full time (10PA) consultant to join the existing team of 5 Consultant Paediatric Urologists as part of the Urology Department at our clients hospital based within the Leinster Region of the Republic of Ireland.
This is a 10PA per week post. This position is a full-time appointment with an on-call commitment of 1:6.
The Paediatric Urology Department
Aims and Objectives
The Urology Department is the largest Paediatric Urology Departments in the Republic of Ireland with a reputation for clinical excellence particularly in the fields of complex bladder reconstruction, bladder exstrophy, disorders of sex development and oncology. Within the hospital, the department has close links with many others, most notably with nephrology, radiology, endocrinology and oncology. In addition there is a specialist Urodynamics Service led by a Specialist with a team of 5 Clinical Nurse Specialists.
In recent years the Department has developed its links with another hospital within the region, with shared on call and Junior Medical Staff. Patients are moved between sites according to clinical demands and in this way both Units have become interdependent.
The appointee will join his or her colleagues in providing a comprehensive inpatient and outpatient service for children with urological disorders. He/she will be expected to participate in the weekly meetings of the Urology Unit (see Job Plan) and in the on-call rota with the other urology consultants.
The time table of commitments is as shown in the outline work programme. There is internal cover for consultants annual, study and professional leave and therefore the appointee will be expected to utilise vacant operating lists whenever possible to do so.
The appointee will participate in the supervision and training of the junior medical staff.
Additional duties may be required at short notice to cover colleagues’ short-term sick leave.
The evolution of a joint unit between the two hospitals mentioned earlier means that there will be some flexibility in the job plan for this post, that will develop over the next two years.
• 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 Surgeon: Paediatric Urology 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.
DCC PAs: 7.48
On Call PAs: 0.5 medium frequency
Total PAs: 10
Allowances for clinics and theatres include associated clinical administration and post operative ward rounds
The activities to be undertaken in SPA time will be agreed according to the needs of the department and interests of the successful applicant
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.
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
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 General Surgery: Paediatric Urology
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.
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.
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