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HSE Consultant Surgeon Vascular Surgery in Munster Region - Republic of Ireland

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120,000 to 160,893 per annum
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HSE Consultant Surgeon Vascular Surgery 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: Surgery : Vascular Surgery Surgeon
*** Role: Consultant (6+ years post graduate experience)
*** Duration: 12 months (FREE visa & work permit + relocation package offered)
*** 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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a high volume, high quality Vascular service. This is a new locum post (12months) complementing the eight existing surgeons and vascular interventional radiologists. The department enjoys an excellent working relationship between surgical and endovascular consultants and has a very strong track history in education, training and research. There are excellent opportunities for practice development and experienced mentors are at hand.

This post will be on a locum (HSE salary) basis with a view to becoming substantive by mutual agreement.

Department of Vascular Surgery

The service is currently establishing a service redevelopment plan, with a view to significant expansion of staff and facilities to meet the growing needs of our population.
The department offers a full Vascular and Endovascular Service. The scope of practice includes all aspects of Vascular and Endovascular, including level 4 work and has been designated as a Vascular centre. In addition the department works collaboratively with its neighbouring centre in a nearby facility to provide care for patients with complex aortic aneurysms and arteriovenous malformations. There is also a comprehensive and high volume renal access practice in place. Sub-specialisation in an area of interest will be supported where professionally and clinically appropriate.

The Department of Vascular Surgery is a Trust-wide service based at the University Hospital. The Department has a 15 bedded inpatient ward with rehabilitation facilities. There is a dedicated open surgical theatre with planned emergency session in a second theatre and emergency availability in a further two to three theatres when required. The service currently has 15 inpatient surgical operating sessions and 5 day surgery sessions supported by daily outpatient clinics and minor surgical outpatient facilities. There is a interventional radiology suite, including one hybrid suite and there are plans for a further hybrid suite in Vascular Surgical theatres. The department has a vascular laboratory offering duplex ultrasound and exercise physiology including CPEX with access to treadmill, conventional and hand bikes.
There are specialist clinics in renal access surgery, diabetic foot disease and minimally invasive venous surgery. There are weekly general vascular MDT meetings and a weekly specialist aortic intervention MDT meeting

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 Vascular Surgery 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.

The job plan will be designed in light of the recommendation of POVS, GIRFT and national terms and conditions of service and will be agreed with post holder subject to the changing service needs. The weekly non acute plan will include: 3 inpatient surgical/interventional sessions, 2 clinic sessions, and 1 day case session. The other sessions will include MDT, Admin and SPA.

There is a dedicated emergency team covering all emergency and urgent cases and providing wraparound inpatient care. Consultants are scheduled to cover the weekend around the clock followed by the daytime mon-fri in a block on a 1:9.5 basis. Consultants provide overnight non-resident cover mon-thur also on a 1:9.5 basis.

A standard full time Job Plan will contain 10 programmed activities (DCC 7.5; SPA 2.5). Any extra programmed activities will be agreed at the job planning process with the Clinical Manager. Any such agreement will be made in writing and the additional programmed activities will be incorporated into the Job Plan schedule. The programme will include flexible theatre activity to use spare (backfill) capacity and potentially will include seven day working or Saturday working.

Duties other than those clinical duties specified will be in accordance with the Job Plan agreed between the Appointee, the present Consultants and the Chief Executive. The Job Plan allows time for Administration, Teaching and Medical Audit.

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

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 General Surgery - Vascular Surgery.

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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