About the Job


Working as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine within the HSE (Ireland's public health system) you'll provide high-quality care to patients in the Emergency medicine department at this leading teaching hospital in Donegal.

Where possible the post holder will participate with academic and clinical colleagues to enhance the hospital's research activities within the research governance framework.

This role is not a substantive post but will be a relatively long-term contract of 1 year with a view of going permanent.

About the Trust:

An acute general and maternity hospital delivering a patient-centered, quality-driven focused service and a wide range of diagnostic and support services.

Teaching hospital with links to the National University of Ireland Galway, the Royal College of Surgeons, and the Institute of Technology. 

Committed to ensuring that their patients are at the centre of all service design, development, and delivery.

Vision of this trust is to be part of a leading academic Hospital Group providing excellent integrated patient-centered care delivered by skilled caring staff

What's on offer for you?

  • Basic Salary scale between € 222,215- € 266.925 in accordance with the HSE 2023 Consultant contract
  • Full comprehensive relocation package on offer
  • 30 days annual leave
  • 10 public holidays
  • Continuous Medical Education leave
  • Hours: 37 hours per week, plus on-call supplements

Essential Criteria

  • Registration as a specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the specialty of Emergency Medicine or be eligible to obtain specialist registration.
  • Or must be on or working towards Specialist Registration of the IMC

Additional benefits include:

  • Continuous professional development
  • Flexible scheduling to support work-life balance
  • Supportive and collaborative work environments
  • Access to cutting-edge medical technologies and techniques

Location in detail: Donegal

Donegal is Ireland’s most northerly county, where locals proudly proclaim that “up here, it’s different !”

A location that is the commercial centre of County Donegal, and is a modern vibrant town with a rich cultural heritage. It is the largest and most densely populated town in Donegal. Originally a market town serving a wide agricultural hinterland, it has evolved to become a modern, cosmopolitan urban area. 

Work - life balance is one of unique selling points and is very apparent. Only minutes from the town are highland glens, spectacular beaches and rolling countryside.

Great variety of restaurants, cafes, hotels, and a pulsating nighttime economy. The arts are well catered for by An Grianan Theatre and the Regional Cultural Centre. The annual Errigal Arts Festival is renowned throughout the world. The town's library is a great resource for the whole community as is the Donegal County Museum.

Donegal has many beautiful golf courses, some beside beautiful beaches. With a coastline of 1235 km/772 miles, County Donegal is blessed with many beautiful sandy beaches, twelve of which are Blue Flag Beaches. Ballymastocker Bay was once voted the 2nd most beautiful beach in the world is a spectacular Blue Flag beach on the Fanad Peninsula in Donegal. The most spectacular views can be seen along the Knockalla coastal drive on the way from Rathmullan to Portsalon. A haven for water sport enthusiasts, golfers, and walkers alike.

Why consider a Medical Consultant position in Ireland?

  1. Excellent Healthcare System: Ireland boasts a robust healthcare system with state-of-the-art facilities and a commitment to patient care.
  2. Work-Life Balance: Ireland offers an exceptional work-life balance, allowing you to enjoy your career and personal life to the fullest.
  3. Competitive Compensation: This hospital group offers competitive salary packages and benefits, ensuring your financial well-being.
  4. Diverse Patient Population: Working in Ireland will provide you with the opportunity to treat a diverse patient population, enhancing your clinical skills.
  5. Professional Development: Ireland's healthcare institutions prioritize professional development and offer opportunities for ongoing training and education.
  6. Rich Culture: Experience the warmth of Irish culture, explore breathtaking landscapes, and enjoy a vibrant social scene outside of work.

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email stuart@headmedical.com for more information. We would love to hear from you.

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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