Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist – 39 hours Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

146752

Closing Date

28th October 2022

For full job description, 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.  ​

The Role of Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist – 39 hours Children’s Health Ireland at Crumlin – Closing date, Friday, 28th October 2022 at 5.00pm

CHIC provides national tertiary cardiac services for Ireland as part of the All Island Congenital Heart Disease Network. At present consultant paediatric cardiologists also provide outreach clinics in a number of regional centres.

The successful applicant, as an appropriately trained specialist in Paediatric Cardiology will assume a full clinical role in the stabilisation, investigation and clinical management of patients presenting with the full spectrum of Paediatric Cardiology related illnesses. This will also include a clinical role in the delivery of cardiac MRI and CT for paediatric patients.

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 Paediatric Cardiology or Paediatrics and have two years certified postgraduate training in paediatric cardiology.

The applicant should have a particular interest and specific training in congenital Cardiac CT and MRI.

Essential requirements – registration with the Irish Medical Council or entitlement to be registered.

A proleptic appointment may be considered.

A panel may be created from which permanent, fixed term and specified purpose vacancies of a full or part time duration may be filled across the five Children’s Health Ireland locations. The tenure of these panels will be indicated at offer stage.

Informal Enquiries to Prof. Damien Kenny, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist – damien.kenny@olchc.ie  /+353 1428 2841.

To apply for this position, please click the ‘apply for job’ link on this advert and upload your CV and letter of application together with the names and contact details of 3 referees (one of whom should refer to a recent appointment).

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is 5p.m. on Friday, 28th October, 2022.  Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

 

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, 28th October 2022 at 5.00pm. 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