Principal Physicist

Location

CHI @ Crumlin

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

145285

Closing Date

19th April 2021

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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 outpatients and urgent care centres, Connolly which opened in July 2019 and Tallaght which is due to open in 2020. 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 Principal Physicist  

Closing date: Monday, 19th April 2021 at 5pm

 

To provide medical physics services and scientific support to ensure that relevant diagnostic modalities are functioning safely, effectively, in compliance with all relevant regulations, and to the necessary standards as set by professional bodies and have responsibility for the day-to-day management for delivery of the medical physics services and technical quality assurance programmes.

 

To provide a leadership role and support management activities in delivering high quality services in a multi-disciplinary environment for diagnostic imaging, radiation protection and nuclear medicine.

 

The Principal Physicist will take a leadership role and be responsible for implementing the provision of a high-quality Medical Physics and Radiation Protection services in a multi-disciplinary environment across all CHI sites which will enhance the aims and objectives of the organisation. This includes the programme, the project, the paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres and the new children’s hospital. This shall ultimately include the provision of a statutory Radiation Protection Advisory service.

 

This post will support the new model of paediatric care by managing the development and implementation of a medical physics and radiation protection service within the context of the integrated care of the three children’s hospitals and Paediatric OPD and UCC within the CHI.

 Role will extend to the healthcare technology office (HTO), which has been established to support the CHI clinical users assess and define equipment needs and the NPHDB to procure the healthcare technology equipment which will seamlessly integrate to the ICT systems implemented in the NCH and Paediatric OPD & Urgent Care Centres.

 

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 Monday, 19th April 2021 at 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