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NCHD HSE Doctor SHO / Senior House Officer A&E Emergency Medicine - General in the Leinster Region Republic of Ireland via Workplace Doctors on a fixed term / permanent basis.

*** Role: NCHD Doctor SHO / Senior House Officer / Medical Officer (3 years + clinical experience minimum)
***Speciality: A&E Emergency Medicine- General
*** IMC Registration Required (Irish Medical Council) before an offer of employment can be made or in process of obtaining.
*** Location: Republic of Ireland - Leinster Region (Louth, Meath, Longford, Westmeath, Offaly, Laois, Carlow,   Kilkenny, Wexford, Dublin, Wicklow, Kildare)
***Start date: ASAP
***Duration: 6 to 12 months with extension (Visa & Work Permit Offered)
***Pay rate: £NEGOTIABLE (dependent on experience 40,000 to 60,000 euro’s per annum)
***Note: Exact location details provided on application

A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for an SHO / Senior House Officer / Medical Officer to join a prestigious hospital in the Republic of Ireland. As everyone knows 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.


The hospital offers an excellent salary with pay enhancements for any overtime, shift and out of hours work that you do- average 39 hours per week plus overtime opportunities as and when required.

As a SHO (Senior House Officer) you will be working closely with other junior doctors and a team of registrar’s doctors and Consultants within your department. You must maintain liaison with colleagues who are on duty immediately before and after you to ensure adequate communication and continuity of patient care.  You will instruct the nursing staff in the care of patients, also the professional technical staffs in the investigations Etc.; that is necessary for patient care and take care that other departments are fully acquainted with all necessary information.

You will be responsible to the Consultant (s) and Registrar(s) for ensuring that the Department is adequately covered by the juniors in the unavoidable absence from duty of your colleagues or junior colleagues.  The Senior House Officer must be dedicated to developing their career as the Consultants provide an excellent training programme as they are devoted to career progression within their medical staffing team as per your speciality.

Standard Duties and Responsibilities

a) The NCHD’s standard duties and responsibilities include, as directed by the Consultant / Clinical Director / Employer to, inter alia:

i) participate as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in the provision of medical care to patients;

ii) diagnose and treat patients;

iii) ensure that duties and functions are undertaken in a manner that prioritises the safety and well being of patients;

iv) assess patients on admission and/or discharge as required and write detailed reports in the case notes;

v) order and interpret diagnostic tests;

vi) initiate and monitor treatment;

vii) communicate effectively with patients and clients;

viii) further progress knowledge of diagnosis and management; ix) participate in multidisciplinary clinical audit and proactive risk management and facilitate production of all data/information for same; x) co-operate with such arrangements as are put into place to verify the delivery of all contractual commitments;

xi) co-operate with such measures as are necessary to ensure compliance with the requirements of the European Working Time Directive and related Irish legislation;

xii) co-operate with investigations, enquiries or audit relating to the provision of health services; xiii) comply with statutory and regulatory requirements, agreed training principles3 where appropriate, corporate policies and procedures and human resource policies and procedures (e.g. Dignity at Work, Trust in Care, Flexible Working Scheme etc.);

xiv) attend at NCHD Induction. Induction training before the commencement of the employment relationship is not paid, while induction training during the currency of the employment relationship is paid;

xv) perform other duties as required by the supervising Consultant / Clinical Director / Employer.

b) Additional duties and responsibilities related to this post may be set out in the job description as issued by the Employer.

c) The NCHD is entitled during his/her employment to regular review of his/her performance - including MET/Research performance – by and together with the designated supervisory Consultant/ Clinical Director / Head of Academic Department.

d) When carrying out these duties, the NCHD shall abide by the Irish Medical Council ‘Guide to Ethical Conduct and Behaviour’ (copy available directly from the Medical Council or at

Clinical Duties

The post holder will work on the SHO level rota, help to provide 24 hour cover and will work approximately 43 hours per week with weekly clinical duties being worked as part of a “rolling” rota. The post holder will gain a wide range of experience at Senior House Officer level in Emergency Medicine, in addition to specific experience in critical care and the care of major trauma. Some previous experience in A & E is essential and a recognised certification in Advanced Life Support is preferable. There will be Consultant, Specialty Doctor and Specialty Trainee or Registrar available for advise/supervision at all times. During this time the post holder will work both in the minor injuries area, the trolley areas and will be expected to act as a resuscitation room doctor in times of need

Medical Education and Training

a) For the purposes of NCHD education, training and the maintenance of NCHDs professional competence, the employer shall, in line with the requirements of the Medical Practitioners Act 2007, facilitate as appropriate the training / competence assurance requirements of NCHD posts.

b) For the purposes of education, training and the maintenance of professional competence, the NCHD shall, in line with the requirements of the Medical Practitioners Act 2007:

i) participate in and satisfy the requirements of any programme of Intern training (s)he is registered on as defined by the Medical Council of Ireland; or

ii) participate in and satisfy the requirements of any programme of specialist training (s)he is registered on as defined by the relevant postgraduate medical training body recognised by the Medical Council of Ireland; or

iii) participate in and satisfy the requirements of any competence assurance programme (s)he is registered on as defined and delivered by the Medical Council of Ireland and/or a postgraduate medical training body recognised by the Medical Council of Ireland for that purpose.

c) The NCHD may, subject to the agreement of the Employer, make an explicit structured and scheduled commitment to educational activities in line with the educational and training requirements described at b) above. This will include paid non-clinical training days (or part of as appropriate)4 as required by the relevant programme of specialist training / competence assurance. Such structured and scheduled commitment and responsibility and accountability for same will be agreed in advance by the Employer with the relevant Training Body or University, will be consistent with the agreed training principles for postgraduate medical education and training5 and shall be incorporated into rosters

Workplace Doctors are looking for medical professionals with UK & Overseas experience: that possess the following qualities:


*** Ability to cope with a varying work load
*** IMC Registration Essential (Irish Medical Council) - We can provide guidance if needed just email us OR follow link below
*** IELTS (English Language, overall score 7.0 OR OET Exam overall Grade B
*** Ability to act as part of a team

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