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Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Surgeon Paediatric Trauma & Orthopaedics in Leinster Region

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120,000 to 160,893 per annum
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Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Surgeon Paediatric Trauma & Orthopaedics 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 Trauma & Orthopaedics 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.


The Post

The paediatric Orthopaedic Department provides a secondary service, together with a busy tertiary service which forms a large proportion of our workload. The hospital has specialists in neuromuscular disorders, adolescent hip problems, limb deformity correction, upper limb problems and clubfoot. There are a variety of MDT’s with other hospital specialities and specialist teams. There are a number of excellent opportunities for the successful applicant to contribute to and develop services at the regional Children’s Hospital.

Local services have been developed to continue provision of secondary services in the region.
There is a comprehensive Children’s Emergency Department, housed within the hospital. This provides the portal of entry for A&E patients and all acute referrals to the secondary and tertiary services.

The Hospital is an accredited Major Trauma Centre for Children working as part of a network to cover the whole of the Leinster Region and National (if required)
The hospital provides all of the following Specialist Children’s Services:

• Orthopaedic Surgery
• Spinal surgery
• Neurosurgery
• Burns- regional Paediatric Burns Unit
• Plastics – including cleft lip & palate
• Paediatric A&E
• Paediatric Surgery
• Paediatric Urology
• Otolaryngology including airway surgery
• Burns- regional Paediatric Burns Unit
• Cardiology & cardiac catheterisation
• Nephrology & renal transplantation
• Gastroenterology
• Ophthalmic surgery
• Maxillofacial surgery
• Dental surgery
• Paediatric Oncology & Haematology
• Radiology
• Paediatric A&E
• Paediatric Intensive Care
• Paediatric High Dependency Unit
• Neonatal Intensive Care and neonatal surgery
• Respiratory Medicine
• Clinical Genetics
• Paediatric Endocrinology
• Neurology
• The Metabolic Unit

Specific Duties

The post holder is expected to:

• Cover the provision of comprehensive and efficient secondary and tertiary paediatric orthopaedic and trauma surgery services. This is likely to include providing an outreach service to a designated district general hospital. There will be an on-call commitment shared, proportionally, with the other consultants in the department for provision of acute trauma and orthopaedic surgical services.
• Provide evidence-based care for all inpatients and outpatients.
• Have regard at all times to the clinical and quality standards set out in the HSE Plan, Your Guide to the HSE, and purchaser agreements.
• Participate fully in the management of the Department and to liaise closely with the Lead Clinician, General Manager and Clinical Lead.
• The post holder may be required to carry out other duties in emergencies and unforeseen circumstances and to cover, proportionally, for colleague’s annual, study and sick leave.
• The duties outlined are not definite and may be changed in accordance with needs of the service requiring the post holder to be cooperative and flexible.

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 Surgery: Paediatric Trauma & Orthopaedics 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.

An outline weekly timetable, illustrating the provisional commitments, is given below. This timetable is subject to review on appointment to accommodate the changing needs of the service and the post holder. A commitment is required to address outpatient and in-patient waiting times when required.

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: Paediatric Trauma & Orthopaedics

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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