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Republic of Ireland HSE Consultant CT/ MRI Radiology Paediatric Radiologist 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:  CT/ MRI Radiology Paediatric Radiologist

*** Role: 2x 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: €217,235 to €261,051 Euro’s (dependent on experience) basic salary (allowances paid extra)


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.




We would like to offer an opportunity for a enthusiastic radiologists who wish to develop and/or continue their careers in our department’s friendly, harmonious and supportive environment.

Following expansion of our client’s service and recent retirements, applications are invited for 2 Consultant Radiologist posts; one in Neurological Imaging and the other in Paediatric Radiology.

The University Hospitals have a funded establishment of Consultant Radiologists. In addition to this have Speciality Registrars on rotation, Consultant Radiologists are expected to cover general radiographic reporting as well as their sub-speciality and their work will be supported by a large cross site team, reporting plain film, CT and MRI radiographers.

The post attracts 10 PAs (8.5 DCC + 1.5 SPA) but we would be happy to consider part time working arrangements. There is opportunity for additional PAs for dedicated funded teaching. The hospital are keen to support staff development and a study leave allowance is provided for this.

The hospital is keen to promote flexible working, which may be facilitated by home workstations. Approximately half of the consultant work force have home work stations and the hospital can work together to achieve a mutually beneficial job plan which enhances the work life balance of the successful candidates.

Additional Information

You will be able to take advantage of the excellent Consultant contract for the Republic of Ireland. The basic salary range for this post is euros 120,000 per annum to euros 160,893 per annum plus a further euro 26,672 per annum available in Commitment Awards.

Specific Duties

As two posts are offered- discussion at interview stage with the applicant will be engaged as to deliver specific duties and to also establish applicants’ area of sub-specialism. The below is a generic outline of duties.

·       Provision with consultant colleagues of a comprehensive Imaging Service to the region.

·       Responsible for the continuing care and treatment of patients in your charge and personal performance of clinical duties as agreed in your job plan, allowing for all proper delegation to and training of your staff.

·       Out-of-hours responsibilities, including participation in diagnostic (non-interventional) consultant on-call rota.

·       Active participation in undergraduate and postgraduate education, including training sessions for Foundation Years, Registrars and medical students.

·       Provision of cover for your consultant colleagues during reasonable periods of leave including care of patients and supervision of doctors in training.

·       Responsible for the professional supervision, training and management of junior medical staff, carrying out teaching, examination and accreditation duties as required and contributing to postgraduate and CPD activity locally and nationally as appropriate.

·       Participate in clinical audit under local arrangements.

·       Commitment to entering patients into MRC trials where appropriate (if the appointee has an interest in research this would be supported by the Trust and the Division).

·       Commitment to taking part in annual appraisal process which will be undertaken by the Clinical Director for Imaging (delegated to the Assistant Clinical Director for Imaging).

·       Responsible for compliance with personal continuing professional development requirements with the support of the Trust. It is mandatory for all Consultants to keep up to date with evidence based practice.

·       Responsible for maintaining awareness of and acting in accordance with professional guidelines such as ‘Duties of a Doctor’, ‘Good Medical Practice’, and the ‘IMC Performance Procedures’ .

·       Responsibility for adhering to all Trust Policies and Procedures.

·       Exceptional requirements to undertake additional duties for limited periods within geographical area specified above or undertake duties at other hospitals in the event of a major disaster or incident.

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

As two posts are offered- discussion at interview stage with the applicant will be engaged as to deliver specific duties and to also establish applicants’ area of sub-specialism


A formal job plan will be agreed between the appointee, the Operational Medical Director and Lead Radiology:  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.

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


Service Provision and Cover during Absences


The consultant has a continuing responsibility for the care of patients in his/her charge and for the proper functioning of the service allowing for appropriate delegation for the training of his/her staff.


He/she must be available by telephone and able to attend the hospital in a timely fashion when on-call (40 minutes journey time).


Consultant staff must ensure that services are covered during his/her planned absences. Where fixed commitments need to be cancelled during planned absences appropriate notice (8 weeks) must be given. Absences must be co-ordinated with other consultant staff in the specialty to ensure senior cover is always available.

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:  CT/ MRI 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


The hospital welcomes all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion- essentially the applicant must meet the criteria mentioned above


We look forward to helping you progress your career and find you the ideal position.

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