Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Surgery: Neurosurgery Orthopaedics Surgeon 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: Neurosurgery Surgeon Orthopaedics int Spinal
*** 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 10 PA appointment for a Consultant in Spinal Surgery, (Orthopaedics or Neurosurgery).
This post will be based at a hospital facility which hold University hospital status and will require the post holders to deliver some clinical sessions in other University Teaching Hospitals HSE hospitals and in other non-spinal partner hospitals within the Spinal Network.
This post will deliver 10 PAs supporting a dynamic spinal surgical team. The post-holders will support inpatient and outpatient spinal surgery, both acute and elective work, at the hospital. The post holder will play a critical role in delivering all Spinal Surgery services for Leinster region.
The successful candidate will be expected to work within a flexible job plan to maximise the use of the available operating and clinic resources. The job plan will include an average of 2 or more theatre sessions (plus additional acute operating) and 2 or more clinic sessions per week.
There will be opportunities to contribute to research, teaching and new developments within the Neurosciences service. The post holder will be encouraged to facilitate and contribute to the current clinical research programs.
The successful applicants should hold full HSE registration with a license to practice and accreditation with the Royal College of Surgeons or equivalent, and should be on the Specialist Register or within six months of being admitted to the Register for trainees if currently in a training programme within the HSE, or have references which have been authorised by the Deputy Medical Director and Clinical Director.
The post holder will have a specialist interest in Spinal Surgery. This post will be based at a hospital facility which hold University hospital status and will require the post holders to deliver some clinical sessions in other University Teaching Hospitals HSE hospitals and in other non-spinal partner hospitals within the Spinal Network within their job plan.
To deliver care to patients who require spinal interventions at the hospital site:
• Out-patient clinics.
• Supervision management and operative care of in-patients.
• Provide a spinal acute service, with a maximum on-call frequency of 1:9.
• Contribute to Specialist Multi-disciplinary team meetings.
• Perform the role of ‘Consultant of the Week’; with a maximum frequency of 1:9.
To link with Consultant colleagues in other relevant specialist teams within the Neurosciences service.
To work with colleagues in the integrated spinal service (orthopaedic and neurosurgery) to deliver acute on call (currently 1 in 9) for acute spines, this includes advice and guidance across the spinal network, inpatient care at the hospital, and operative care. This includes both out-of-hours cover in addition to acute ward rounds during normal working hours and weekends.
To contribute to research, teaching and new developments within the Neurosciences Clinical Service Unit. The post holder will be encouraged to facilitate and contribute to the current clinical research programs on going in the department.
• 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 Surgery: Neurosurgery 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.
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: Neurosurgery / Orthopaedics
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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