Post 1 Consultant in Clinical Genetics – 39 hrs CHI at Crumlin (with – responsibility for Head of Dept) & Post 2 Consultant in Clinical Genetics – 39 hrs CHI at Crumlin (to include role as Medical Lead for the Genetics Laboratory)

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146477

Closing Date

22nd July 2022

For job description Post 1  Consultant in Clinical Genetics – responsibility for Head of Department, please click here

For job description Post 2 Consultant in Clinical Genetics –  to include role as Medical Lead for the Genetics Laboratory, please click here

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) operates as a single service across the existing Dublin children’s hospitals, Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght. Also, the paediatric outpatient and urgent care centre, Connolly which opened in July 2019 and the Tallaght Emergency Care Unit which is due to open in 2021. CHI governs and operates local paediatric services for the Greater Dublin Area and all national paediatric specialist services, some of which are on an all-island basis.

  • 25% of our population are children under 18 years of age. The majority are healthy, however 1/4 of these are three-year olds who are obese, 16% of our children have a chronic disease, such as, diabetes, allergies and asthma. 2% are acutely ill or have complex care needs
  • CHI currently has a staff of 3,600 delivering care annually to 334,500 children, young people and their families through 39 clinical specialities and 442 in-patient & day care beds
  • 2019 activity: In-patients 24,500; Day cases 33,500; Outpatients 147,500; ED 129,000

Ireland will have a world class new children’s hospital that is purpose built to deliver the best care and treatments that are available for future generations to come

The new children’s hospital, which will open in 2023 will bring together the three children’s hospitals into a world class building on a campus shared with St James’s Hospital.  This will be a leading campus in healthcare and research in Ireland, a leading adult teaching hospital, a children’s hospital and in time, a new maternity hospital, when the Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital is relocated on the campus.  ​

Post 1  Consultant in Clinical Genetics – 39 hours Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin Hospital (with – responsibility for Head of Department) and

Post 2  Consultant in Clinical Genetics – 39 hours Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin (to include role as Medical Lead for the Genetics Laboratory)

 Closing date Friday, 22nd July 2022 at 5.00pm.

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 Clinical Genetics.
  • Essential requirements – registration with the Irish Medical Council or entitlement to be registered.
  • Have Departmental leadership experience (Post 1 requirement)
  • Have Laboratory leadership experience (Post 2 requirement)

A proleptic appointment may be considered.

Children’s Health Ireland consists of 3 Children’s Hospitals in Dublin which are all due to be merged and relocated to the iconic New Children’s Hospital on the St James site in 2024/5. These are two exciting new leadership posts as part of this integration strategy. There is also currently a review of the national strategy for genomics medicine and these two roles will be important partners in this strategy.

 

Informal Enquiries to Prof. Sean Walsh, Site Clinical Director –  ceo@olchc.ie / +3531 409 6313 / CHI Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Allan Goldman – cmo@nchg.ie .

To apply for this position, please click on ‘apply for job’ link below and upload CV and letter of application together with the names and contact details of 3 referees (one of whom should refer to a recent appointment).  Please indicate if you are applying for Post 1 or Post 2 in your letter of application.

Why work at Children’s Health Ireland

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond: 

  • ​ Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

 

To register your interest in this position or review detailed job description, please refer to Children Health Ireland’s career page –  CHI Jobs  

 

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and cover letter of application is Friday, 22nd July 2022, by 5pm. Applications must be completed through Children’s Health Ireland Talent Recruitment system,  by clicking ‘Apply for Job’. Applications must be made online and will not be accepted through direct email or any other method. You will receive an automatic email acknowledging receipt of application.

 

Should you, for any reason, not receive this automated acknowledgement, please check your email address provided when submitting your online application or notify the Human Resource Department prior to the stated closing date, otherwise your application will not be considered.   

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns