Consultant Republic of Ireland HSE Emergency Medicine- General 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: Emergency Medicine- General
*** 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.
Applications are invited for the above posts to commence as soon as possible at our clients University Hospital in Leinster.
The hospital has taken the decision to invest in Emergency Medicine, leading to the creation of new consultant posts. Successful applicants will be working as part of well-integrated consultant team and will be given the opportunity to develop a job plan which will allow work-life balance to be maintained.
The hospital is currently in the process of enhancing the Emergency Care Pathway with the introduction of a purpose-built new Urgent Treatment Centre as part of investment into Emergency Department, which will include an ED CT Scan machine, an extended Majors area and improved staff areas. This is in addition to a separate redevelopment of the hospital.
Each successful applicant will be supported to pursue an area of specialist interest (dual accredited applicants are welcome).
The Department places a strong emphasis on Consultant shop-floor presence, with one consultant taking the Emergency Physician In Charge (EPIC) role per shift. The post holder will be expected to participate in this role.
The Department has implemented senior team assessment and rapid response and the post holder will be expected to participate in this. The Emergency Medicine Consultants have sole admitting rights to the Clinical Decision Unit. The post holder will be expected to review patients admitted to the Unit, on a rostered basis.
The post holder will share in the management responsibilities associated with the care of the patients and the running of the clinical department.
The post holder will undertake administrative duties as required associated with the care of patients and the running of the department. He/she will be expected to attend clinical governance and other meetings of the emergency medicine division.
The post holder will be expected to be involved in the management of junior medical staff including approving and monitoring junior staff rotas and locum arrangements where appropriate. He/she will act as clinical and / or educational supervisor to some of the junior medical staff, and assist and guide their professional development.
The post holder will be encouraged to participate in the regular teaching sessions held for the ED junior medical staff. He/she will also be involved in the on-going teaching of the nursing staff, Emergency Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Nurse Practitioners. The post holder will be invited to participate actively in departmental audit projects and in the supervision of audits carried out by junior members of staff.
• 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 Emergency Medicine 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.
These posts are offered as full-time 10 PA appointments although applicants who, for domestic or personal reasons, require LT / FT working are also invited to apply.
There is provision that 1PA of SPA time can be worked off-site.
The pattern of work will cover duties on a shift basis including weekends. The on calls will be shared amongst the EM Consultants – the rota provides internal cover for annual and study leave according to RCEM guidelines. Annualised self-rostering for consultants and middle grade doctors is planned in the near future.
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 Emergency Medicine
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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