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HSE Consultant Sexual Health Medicine in Munster Region - Republic of Ireland

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Family planning/Fertility/IVF Jobs, STD's Jobs
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All Ireland
Contract Type:
Fixed Term, Permanent, Temporary
120,000 to 160,893 per annum
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HSE Consultant Sexual Health Medicine 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: Medicine: Sexual Health & Reproduction
*** 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.


Consultant Physician in Integrated Sexual Health and HIV Medicine is sought for a University hospital facility within the Munster region which is Women and Children’s Division at the hospital. The Consultant Physician will be involved in Day to day care of patients attending the Integrated Sexual Health and HIV Service.
This Full-time position attracting 10PA’s

Specific Duties

The clinical duties of the post are to provide a comprehensive clinical service in all aspects of Integrated Sexual Health which includes:

• STI screening and management
• Pregnancy testing and appropriate referral
• Provision of contraceptive methods and emergency contraception, advice, referral and pre-conception care
• Management of HIV; including responsibility for advice to other hospital colleagues and, where necessary, supervision of in-patient care.
• Post Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV

The post holder will provide support to less experienced medical staff and nursing staff and be approachable when sought to provide advice on the clinic floor.
The post holder is expected to liaise with his/her colleagues in providing internal cover for annual leave and sick leave and this may require some flexibility in the post holder’s hours.

The appointee will work closely with consultant colleagues in other specialties when required, especially gynaecology, urology, dermatology, medicine and pathology. The post holder will provide liaison with external agencies such as local GPs, student health and police as required.

The post holder will be provided with support through the Clinical lead for Sexual health and Chief of Service for the W&C’s division.

The post holder will contribute to the development of the service’s objectives and business plan and will manage resources accordingly. The Sexual Health Consultants are integral members of the ISHS operational group, Policy & Protocol group and HIV operational group which meet on a 6 weekly basis to review the performance, clinical governance and effectiveness of the service.

The post holder will help implement the contracted service specification and ensure progress in the monitoring and achievement of the specific key performance indicators.

Post holder will take an active part in the management and administration of the service.

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 Medicine: Sexual Health & Reproduction 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.

The job plan will be based on 10 PAs to include 8 DCC PAs and 2 SPAs, and will allow for flexible working and time shifting. This may be worked flexibly over a six day working week with the expectation that the post holder will undertake Saturday clinic on a rotational basis. It is anticipated that patient related administration would be performed within the confines of 8 PAs. The job plan will incorporate a mixture of booked appointment clinics, walk in and wait clinics, HIV MDT meeting and one HIV clinical session.

Detailed adjustments may be required in consultation with the appointee, clinical colleagues and executive colleagues. In particular, a change may be appropriate after consultation to allow the development of a special interest held by the successful candidate, changes in clinic session time and specific requirements of the unit.

The appointee must be prepared to adapt their pattern of working to fit with the contractual obligations of the hospital.

Commissioning Authorities are setting Clinical Quality Standards as part of their contracts. All clinical staff are expected to aim to work to these standards and to any additional standards requested by the Hospital Board (HSE).

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 Medicine: Sexual Health & Reproduction

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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