Temporary Consultant Paediatrician

14 May 2018
29 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the following post:


This is a temporary post with 19.5 hours at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland and 19.5 hours at Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street, Dublin 1, Ireland on a Type B contract for 12 months.

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin is Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital and currently has 234 beds and cots in use. It provides evidence based quartenary, tertiary and secondary quality care to children and adolescents in a safe environment driven by knowledge through education and research for a range of specialties included children’s childhood cancers and blood disorders, cardiac diseases, major burns, cystic fibrosis and rheumatology.

The Children’s Heart Centre at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin is the primary paediatric cardiac care centre for the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Temple Street is an acute paediatric hospital located in Dublin City Centre, 6km from the campus of OLCHC. Major specialties at Temple Street include neonatal and paediatric surgery, intensive care, neurology, neurosurgery, nephrology, orthopaedics, ENT and plastic surgery. TSCUH have a Department of Paediatric Cardiology.

Paediatric cardiology services are provided via a weekly out-patient clinic, in-patient consults when required and on-call coverage is provided by the programme based at OLCHC.

Applicants must:

(a) Be registered as a Specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the specialty of paediatrics
(b) Possess one year certified training in paediatric cardiology

Informal enquiries to Dr. Terence Prendiville, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Email: terence.prendiville@olchc.ie or Tel: +353 (0)1 428 2808.

Informal enquiries to Dr. Orla Franklin, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist, Email: orla.franklin@cuh.ie or Tel: +353 (0)1 409 6337.

Please forward your Curriculum Vitae together with the names and contact details of three referees (one of whom should refer to a recent appointment) to miriam.redmond@olchc.ie by 29th June 2018.

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin and Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street are equal opportunity employers.