Temporary Consultant Physician in General Internal Medicine, Connolly Hospital.
The Catchment Area extends across West Dublin, Meath and Kildare, where much of the recent housing development has occurred to support the rapid growth of Greater Dublin and its commuter belt hinterland. The Catchment area population has grown dramatically over the past 15 years and currently stands at approximately 350,000. Most of this is urban-based but there is a significant rural sector, all dependent on Connolly Hospital for their acute Hospital needs. Noteworthy sub-groups within this catchment population include a large immigrant community, Traveller Community, Nursing Home and Hospice residents. The catchment area workforce is drawn from Industrial, Agricultural and Service/Hospitality sectors. The catchment includes Areas belong to Fingal, Dublin City, South Co. Dublin, Kildare and Meath Co. Councils.
The RCSI Hospital Group includes the following hospitals;
The Academic Partner for the Group is the RCSI.
RCSI Hospital Group provides a national service and a regional service to Dublin and the North East and is committed to the provision of world-class care, exceptional clinical services with respect and compassion.
Standard Duties and responsibilities
The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office.
Entry to competition / recruitment process
No candidate will be appointed as a Medical Consultant unless (s)he is registered as a Specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council of Ireland.
Registration as a specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the speciality of medicine.
Age restriction shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age on the first day of the month in which the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the office occurs.
A candidate for and any person holding the post must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the post and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
A candidate for and any person holding the post must be of good character.
Technical & Professional Expertise
Has a command over the technical/ professional skills and knowledge required within the job holder’s role and continues to upskill to maintain high professional standards and continuous professional development requirements.
Leadership and Management
Manages performance to deliver team goals; demonstrates accountability for leading, directing, monitoring and evaluating RCSI Hospital Group services. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best. Promotes confidence and positive attitude; influences others to follow a common goal.
Commitment to Quality & Risk Management
The ability to focus on understanding stackholder’s needs and expectations and to respond effectively and efficiently to them. Has a good knowledge of and is committed to offer a quality service through the achievement of goals, accreditation standards, other organisation/department standards and risk management frameworks and guidelines.
Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Speaks and writes clearly, fluently and effectively to both individuals and groups; communicates in a manner that will persuade, convince and influence others, in order to motivate, inspire or encourage them to follow a particular course of action.
Demonstrates eagerness to understand patient needs. Views the patient as central to the delivery of every day service through consistent understanding, tolerance, care support and empathy while promoting empowerment, independence and choice.
Manages and utilises the organisation’s resources in the most effective manner to maximise the value for money proposition and to identify costs savings where possible.
This Job Description is intended as a basic guide to the scope and responsibilities of the position and is subject to regular review and amendment. The role holder will be required to be flexible in this position and is expected to facilitate working additional hours on occasion, when requested.
The RCSI Hospital Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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