About the Job


  • If you seek an alternative away from the grind of public sector healthcare and are looking for a new challenge to rapidly develop a busy practice and to become firmly established in the community and with local GPs. Head Medical is happy to announce a fantastic opportunity has opened up on the West Coast of Ireland in the city of Galway, where we are working with a leading private organisation recruiting Consultants in Orthopaedic Surgery (HIP/Knee) on a permanent basis.
  • You'll work state-of-the-art 146-bed hospital that provides 24-hour health care services. There are in excess of 140 highly skilled Physicians and Surgeons covering a wide variety of specialties. 
  • This hospital is known for its use of advanced medical technologies and its commitment to quality patient care
  • This is a superb opportunity to join a successful and well-established hospital and build a rewarding career.

Essential Criteria

  • Should be on the Specialist Registrar of the Irish Medical Council for Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery or be eligible to get registered with the Irish Medical Council on the Specialist Registrar if you are a CCT specialist in the UK.
  • Previous UK or Irish experience at Consultant level
  • Willingness to manage a private practice on hospital grounds
  • Well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team
  • Strong commitment to high-quality patient care
  • Have a very good command of written and spoken English

Compensation and Benefits:

  • As a leading private hospital within Ireland, our client is offering competitive salaries through the Independent Consultant terms set out by the organisation and will be discussed at interview stage.
  • Consultants are paid via private health insurance payments; Insurance companies effectively fund surgical procedures.

Additional benefits include:

  • Continuous professional development
  • Generous welcome bonus for key roles  
  • Flexible scheduling  to support work-life balance
  • Supportive and collaborative work environments
  • Access to cutting-edge medical technologies and techniques
  • Commitment to quality patient care and outcomes
  • Relocation support
  • Subsidised or free parking
  • Discounted healthcare for you

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.

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

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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