Consultant Physician Geriatric opportunity in Donegal, Ireland

  • Job Reference: DOC 173612
  • Date Posted: 9 March 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Donegal
  • Salary: 122,753 to €144,366
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Doctors
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Consultant Physician Geriatric opportunity in Donegal, Ireland

Headhunt International is currently looking for a Consultant Physician with special interest in Geriatric Medicine to work in a state of the art University hospital in Letterkenny.

Grade: Consultant
Contract type: Full time/Fixed term
Contract length: 12 months
Remuneration: €122,753 - € 144366

The organisational role of the consultant relates upwards through the Executive Clinical Director. During the appointment the successful candidate will, liaison and collaboration with other health care professionals, managerial/administrative staff and agencies associated with standards and inputs to the provision of care for clients of the service.

Purpose of the Post

The consultant's position is both clinical and organisational (in the service context).

The clinical role is diagnostic, investigative, treatment and prescription, either directly or through others but involving continuing full responsibility for the treatment of patients without supervision in clinical matters.

The organisational role carries service planning and resource management responsibilities at individual consultant level and at the department/unit and hospital levels.

The teaching role arises from the clinical and organisational dimensions of the role and focuses on health staff training and development. Consultants will contribute to the training, education and supervision of non-consultant hospital doctors, undergraduate students and a range of clinical staff.

The effectiveness of the role will be seen in the quality of care provided within the parameters of policy and the optimum use of available resources.

*Relevant experience in Geriatric Medicine
*IMC registration under specialist division with the Irish Medical Council essential
*Excellent English Skills
*Irish or UK experience preferred, not essential.

Note: In order to practice medicine in Ireland it is necessary to be registered with the Irish Medical Council (IMC). For further information on how to register with the IMC follow the link

For more information about the above mentioned post please call Sheena on 01 4188148 and email your CV to