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Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery in Leinster Region

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All Ireland
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120,000 to 160,893 per annum
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Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 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: Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Surgeon
*** 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 new full time post which has been created to support a very busy surgical department which is receiving increasing numbers of patient referrals, and to help meet the HSE National Plan targets to reduce waits for both inpatients and outpatients. The post will be based at the University hospital with sessions at a nearby hospital (part of the group)

A full range of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is practised in the Department which provides the major Maxillofacial & Oral Surgery referral centre. In addition to the practice of dento-alveolar surgery and maxillofacial trauma, there is a heavy commitment to surgery for the correction of facial deformity. There is extensive skin malignancy treated within the department.

There are close relationships with all specialties within the University Hospital, particularly with the Regional Radiotherapy Unit and the Departments of Dermatology and ENT. An all-day Facial Deformity Clinic is held once monthly and a half-day Cleft Clinic also held on a monthly basis. Regular clinicopathological and x-ray meetings are held.

There is a Maxillofacial Laboratory on site, a dedicated Maxillofacial Operating Theatre and a ward which is shared with ENT. There is a self-contained Day Surgery Unit and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the major user of this facility. There is a dedicated maxillofacial theatre for the treatment of local anaesthetic case and minor maxillofacial trauma.

Audit is carried out both within the Department on a monthly basis and regular National Audit Meetings also take place.

There are weekly teaching sessions which take place on Tuesday afternoons and quarterly educational half days. Monthly Clinico-pathological meetings also take place. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department is a sub-specialty within the Division for Surgery. It is envisaged that the increasing sub-specialisation within the specialty will occur to allow Consultants within the department to develop areas of special interest and expertise.

Specific Duties

• In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to provide a service in the management of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with a subspecialist interest in facial deformity, trauma and skin cancer surgery. Experience in sentinel node biopsy for cutaneous malignancy is desirable
• In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to play a full part in the out-of-hours On-Call service for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
• To provide cover for Consultant and Senior colleagues in respect of periods of leave in conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues,
• To take part in medical audit and research as appropriate.
• In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to ensure that the requirements of clinical governance are met.
• To ensure that there are adequate arrangements for hospital staff involved in the care of your patients to be able to contact you when necessary.
• In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to play a full part in the professional supervision and management of junior medical staff.
• In conjunction with Consultant and Senior colleagues, to take responsibility for and devote time to teaching, examination and accreditation duties as required for junior medical staff.
• In conjunction with the Operations Director/Specialty Manager, Consultant & Senior colleagues, to play a full part in developing & implementing new ways of working in line with modernisation principles and fit for the future.

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: Oral & Maxillofacial 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.

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.

Notes: It is expected that there will be some flexibility around the timing of any duties and activities, reflecting role development. It is, of course, also expected that clinical need of patients will always take precedence over other activities in the job plan.

Once the post holder has been appointed time the job plan will be amended to include travel time where applicable.

On Call:

The current on call commitment will be a 1 in 7 weekend rotation and a 1 in 8 weekday rotation. The job plan may need to be adjusted to reflect the intensity of the on-call commitment. This attracts an on call availability supplement pro rata for less than full time commitment to the on call rota. An additional 1PA is allocated for on call. The availability supplement will be reviewed annually with the job plan.

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: Oral & Maxillofacial 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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