Locum Consultant Neonatologist

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
02 Jul 2018
01 Aug 2018
Career Level
Contract Type

The Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland, is a voluntary teaching hospital with national, regional and area responsibilities for ensuring the optimal health of mothers, women and infants (up to 10,000 pregnant women per annum). The Hospital is a national tertiary referral centre for specialised services including maternal and fetal medicine, neonatology, gynaecology and anaesthesia.

The Hospital has a substantial academic portfolio in terms of multidisciplinary education, research and training. The Hospital hosts two University Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the National Cervical Cytology Training Centre and the Hub Centre for continuing Midwifery education in the Greater Dublin area; the Research Laboratory in the hospital campus is a leading European Centre for molecular biology research.

The Pathology Departments holds ISO 15189 in all areas – Transfusion Medicine and Haematology, Cytopathology, Histopathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and POCT.

Applications are invited for the following temporary part-time post:

Locum Consultant Neonatologist Ref: 03/18

0.65 WTE, One-year Contract

This is a temporary appointment on a Type B basis under the Consultants’ Contract 2008 and is part of a joint post. This appointment will be by the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital with a commitment of 25.50 hours per week there.

Professional Qualifications and Experience Required

Applicants must be registered as a Specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council of Ireland in the speciality of Paediatrics and have at least two years’ experience in Neonatology. There may be additional opportunities for critical care transports with the Coombe based critical care transport team as part of the National Newborn Transport Medicine Programme.

For the purposes of eligibility for entry to any competition or recruitment process associated with this post, a candidate cannot be appointed as a Medical Consultant unless (s)he is registered as a Specialist in the Specialist Division on the Register of Medical  Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council of Ireland before taking up appointment. The successful candidate will be allowed a maximum of 180 calendar days from date of interview to secure registration and produce evidence of special interest training where relevant.

Informal enquiries may be directed to Dr. John Kelleher, Director of Paediatrics and Newborn Medicine, via Email: jkelleher@coombe.ie or Tel: +353 (0)1 4085 672.

Health Service Executive salary scales, professional qualifications and regulations will apply to this post.

Intending applicants should submit a completed application form along with a Curriculum Vitae, and letter of application through www.coombe.ie or www.irishjobs.ie not later than 5pm on Wednesday, 1st August 2018.

Application form and job description for the above post is available at  www.coombe.ie or www.irishjobs.ie or click the APPLY button. 

The Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital is an equal opportunities employer. As a major provider of healthcare, the hospital is also a Tobacco Free Campus. Smoking is not permitted anywhere within the grounds (including all electronic smoking devices).