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Republic of Ireland HSE Consultant Radiologist Clinical Radiology in Connacht Region

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Speciality:
Radiology Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Associate Specialist Jobs, Associate Specialist Consultant Jobs, Consultant Jobs, Senior Registrar Jobs, Specialist Registrar Jobs
Country:
Ireland
Region:
All Ireland
Contract Type:
Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary
Currency:
EUR
Salary:
120,000 to 160,893 per annum
Salary Description:
FREE VISA & WORK PERMIT FOR NON- EU DOCTORS & RELOCATION PACKAGE OFFERED
Posted:
21-Aug-19
Recruiter:
Workplace Doctors
Job Ref:

Republic of Ireland HSE Consultant Radiologist Clinical Radiology in Connacht 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 – Connacht Region (Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Donegal)
***Speciality: Radiology: Clinical Radiologist
*** 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.

Overview

This post is for a general radiologist with the opportunity to develop an area of specialist interest in keeping with the needs of the department. You will join an innovative and friendly team of Consultant Radiologists. Areas of particular need include GI imaging but we are keen to discuss other sub speciality interests, including respiratory, cardiac with enthusiastic candidates. This post has been created to reflect increasing activity in the general department with the acquisition of an additional CT scanner and there is a replacement post.

The Radiology Directorate is well known for its successful and long established 7-day radiology service as well as its previous close involvement with the Cancer Services Collaborative. The hospital is committed to modernisation and in recent years the Radiology department has benefitted from investment in both Radiologist staffing and equipment.

The Radiology department has successfully worked with other hospitals in the region to make joint appointments in Interventional Radiology, helping maintain our service in an area of national shortfall in candidates. We currently run a flexible job plan with the opportunity for working extended days with appropriate compensatory time off. The job includes participation in General Radiology on call rota, there is a separate interventional on call rota. The benefit as Consultants from the innovative on call system, with centralised registrar on call cover; this has proved to be a reliable and sustainable way of staffing our middle grade on call cover whilst minimising disruption to training.

The Directorate currently has placements for 7 Registrar’s linked to the Radiology Academy in the region who contribute to the general on call rota. There is a strong tradition of supporting education and training for all staff with skill mix playing an important part. In particular there are radiographers undertaking and reporting US, A&E and some GP plain film reporting.

Specific Duties

This is a 10PA contract in the first instance but job plans are negotiable.

This post is for a General Radiologist with a Specialist Interest to join our clients friendly team. The general radiology commitment includes plain film, CT, MRI and NM reporting as well as Ultrasound, Troubleshooting, In-patient and GP reporting sessions. Specialist Interests in Head and Neck, Neuro, Cardiac or Chest Radiology would be desirable but it would be possible to accommodate any subspecialty interest for the correct candidate.

This is a 10PA contract in the first instance but job plans are negotiable.

On-call Commitments
General post holders will join the general on call rota, currently approximately 1 in 11. Interventional post holders will join the IR on call

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 Radiology 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.

Total Programmed activities = 10 PA
DCC = 7.5 including 0.5 for on-call
SPA = 2.5
All consultants take part in the supervision and training of SpRs within the department.

There are usually up to 10 1st- 5th year SpRs on placement within the department. There is an active postgraduate centre. The Medical School had its first student intake in October 2003 and with the newly introduced Radiology Academy there is much scope for teaching. Audit meetings are held 4 times a year with fortnightly discrepancy meetings.

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 Radiology

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 info@workplacedoctors.co.uk or apply online today (see below).

***Please note due to the high number of applications, we do answer every application in turn.***

Closing Date:
18/09/2019

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