Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon s.i. Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Duration of Post

Permanent post

Campaign Reference

CHI.COSP.02/10

Closing Date

5th November 2019, by 5pm

Job Summary

As part of the workforce plan the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery requires 14 paediatric orthopaedic surgeons in order to deliver services across the Children’s HealthIreland in time for the proposed opening of the new children’s hospital.

This post will be to support the Orthopaedic services with the establishment of, in the first instance, the Paediatric Outpatient and Urgent Care Centre at Tallaght and then thenew children’s hospital.

Purpose of the Role

As part of the Children’s Hospital Programme, it is proposed that trauma care will be provided at two Paediatric Outpatient and Urgent Care Centres at the campuses of Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown and Tallaght Hospital. These paediatric ambulatory care sites are to be opened on a phased basis from July 2019. Surgical trauma care will continue at CHI at Crumlin and CHI at Temple Street until care is transitioned to the newchildren’s hospital.

This plan separates the provision of trauma and elective clinics. This new model is being developed by Children’s Health Ireland through the clinical integration project with the clinical teams in CHI at Crumlin, CHI at Temple Street, CHI at Tallaght and CHI at Connolly. One fellowship-trained consultant orthopaedic surgeon with s.i paediatrics is required to provide trauma care at the Paediatric Outpatient and Urgent Care Centres and CHI at Crumlin before transitioning to the new children’s hospital. This consultant post would be responsible for coordinating and providing paediatric trauma care in an outpatientand surgical capacity within the Children’s Health Ireland sites and for other activities in line with the requirements of the orthopaedic service for Children’s Health Ireland.

These activities will be further defined as part of the future clinical operating model in line with the national clinical programme for orthopaedics.

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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
  • 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

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