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  • Advert number: 357499-0
  • Posted Date: 06/05/14
  • Closing Date: 23/05/14

HSE HEALTH SERVICES EXECUTIVE

WATERFORD REGIONAL HOSPITAL, WATERFORD, IRELAND

Applications are sought for this post which is available from the 1st June 2014 and is for one year in the first instance:

Temporary Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Waterford Regional Hospital is a major teaching hospital of University College Cork, and is one of two Model 4 hospitals in the Southern Hospital Group looking after a total population of 1.2m. The hospital is the South Eastern Emergency, Trauma and Cancer centre and has a full range of both medical and surgical subspecialties.

This is one of three vascular posts in the South Eastern Region which has a catchment population of 497,578 (Census 2011). Vascular patient referrals are received from St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, South Tipperary General Hospital and Wexford General Hospital. There is a large population of dialysis patients (150+) whom are currently awaiting arterio-venous fistula formation (upward of 100 procedures per year are anticipated). The Vascular service has 3 full day operating lists and emergency theatre access each day. The vascular rota is currently one in three on-call but it is anticipated that a fourth Consultant Vascular post will be progressed in the near future.

The successful applicant will join two other Consultant Vascular Surgeons who are part of a Department of General Surgery consisting of 8 Consultants. There are two Consultant Interventional Radiologists who support the delivery of a modern vascular service.

Informal enquiries are invited and should be made to: Professor K. Simon Cross, Consultant Vascular Surgeon/Chairman/Clinical Lead in General Surgery. Tel: +353 (0)51 848000 or +353 (0)51 842308, Email: joanne.wyse@hse.ie

Please apply by CV to Ms. Fiona O’Grady, Medical Manpower Officer, Waterford Regional Hospital, Dunmore Road, Waterford, Ireland. Email: fionac.ogrady@hse.ie or Tel: +353 (0)51 842151.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 23rd May 2014 at 5pm.

Full job specification available on www.hse.ie/eng/jobs

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