Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist

Ireland (IE)
19 Nov 2018
04 Jan 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, in Ireland, is an acute paediatric teaching hospital employing approximately 1,800 staff. It is Ireland’s largest paediatric hospital and is responsible nationally for the provision of the majority of quarternary, tertiary and secondary healthcare services for children. Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin is a national and regional centre with specialist services including anaesthesia/critical care, cardiology, cardiac surgery, dental, dermatology, emergency, medicine, endocrinology, ENT, gastroenterology, clinical genetics, haematology, infectious diseases, neonatology, nephrology, neurology, oncology (including paediatric radiotherapy at St. Luke’s Hospital), ophthalmology, orthopaedics, pathology, psychiatry, radiology, respiratory medicine, rheumatology, paediatric surgery and urology and plastic surgery (including the National Burns Unit). The hospital provides primary and secondary care for the children of the Dublin Mid-Leinster region and provides tertiary care for the children of the same region and the nation as a whole – with a child population of approximately one million. The services provided are underpinned by a commitment to medical and nurse education and the development of the skills of staff generally. The hospital is built on a site of approximately fi ve hectares which was provided by the Archbishop of Dublin. It fi rst opened its doors in 1956 and was specifi cally designed to care for and treat sick children. Bed accommodation provided in the original design of the hospital was 324 beds and currently 233 beds and cots are in use including 44 day case beds.

The hospital is also involved in the teaching of medical personnel. Undergraduate students from University College Dublin, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Trinity College Dublin receive training in Paediatrics at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin.

There are exciting opportunities now available in Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin (OLCHC) with the expansion and development of a number of different specialty services as we prepare for our move to the new National Children’s Hospital which is currently under construction.

As part of this development, applications are invited from suitably qualifi ed applicants for the following new permanent and pensionable medical consultant posts on a Type B Contract:


39 hours OLCHC

Informal enquiries to Prof. Billy Bourke, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist via Email: or Tel: +353 (0)1 409 6467.

Applicants must:

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 and have two years’ certified postgraduate training in Paediatric Gastroenterology.

Proleptic appointments may be considered.

Please forward your Curriculum Vitae together with the names and contact details of three referees (one of whom should refer to a recent appointment) for all of the above posts to by 4th January 2019.

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Beaumont Hospital and Tallaght University Hospital Dublin, Ireland, are equal opportunities employers.

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