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  • Advert number: 358806-0
  • Posted Date: 29/05/14
  • Closing Date: 13/06/14

Bon Secours Health System LTD

Modern Healthcare - Traditional Values

Bon Secours Health System is a leader in Catholic healthcare in Ireland with hospitals
and long-term care facilities in Cork, Dublin, Galway and Tralee. The group
employs over 2,000 personnel who work in partnership to provide the highest level
of patient care.

The mission of the health system is to provide compassionate quality healthcare to all
patients with special concern for the dying and support for their families and friends.


Bon Secours Hospital Cork is a 345-bed acute General Hospital providing a range of clinical
services in various sub speciality areas to adults and children. The services are supported
by a comprehensive modern range of Diagnostic facilities delivered by highly skilled
and dedicated multi-disciplinary teams. The hospital is an accredited teaching hospital
for various disciplines in under graduate and post graduate education. The hospital has
particularly strong links with University College Cork.

In the context of the strategic development and expansion of the clinical services at Bon
Secours Hospital Cork we are seeking to recruit additional full time consultants to work in
Ireland’s largest private hospital.


You will join us as a member of a comprehensive service which is consultant delivered
and supported by an excellent multidisciplinary team comprised of specialist consultants
with expertise in Orthopaedics, Radiology and Pain medicine, in addition to highly skilled
Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists and experienced nurses. We have an integrated
rheumatology and orthopaedic service that provides a comprehensive musculoskeletal and
pain management service incorporating diagnostic, outpatient and inpatient care. It is also
an opportunity to join a rapidly developing department in a University affiliated teaching

Applicants must hold registration as a specialist in the Specialist Division of the Register
of Medical Practitioners maintained by the Medical Council in Ireland in the specialties of
rheumatology and general (internal) medicine.

Informal enquiries are invited and should be made to Dr. John McCarthy, Consultant
Rheumatologist & General Physician on 00 353 21 4344603 or e-mail and/or Mr Harry Canning, Hospital Manager on 00 353 21 4801658.


As part of the hospital’s strategic plan the Hospital is developing a range of urgent care
services for the region it serves commencing with the development of a Medical Assessment
Unit. This will be a consultant-delivered urgent care service and in this context we are now
seeking to recruit a full-time Consultant in Emergency Medicine to provide a high quality
urgent care patient-focused service. The successful applicant will be the lead consultant
in this development and will need to be a confident decision maker, a committed teamoriented
individual and possess excellent communication skills. The post holder will
contribute to the further development of urgent care services for the hospital’s catchment
area and population base of 1.2m.

Applicants must hold the Fellowship of the College of Emergency Medicine or equivalent
qualification in Emergency Medicine, and be eligible to be on the Register of Medical
Specialists of the Irish Medical Council in the division of Emergency Medicine.

Informal enquiries are invited and should be made to Mr. Harry Canning, Hospital
Manager on 00 353 21 4801658.

Applications for the above positions from suitably qualified candidates is by way of letter
and 3 copies of your curriculum vitae (unbound) to:
Hilda Lane, Human Resources department, bon Secours Hospital, College
Road, Cork. e-mail

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 13th June 2014.
*Interviews will be conducted within a 2 month time frame.

Bon Secours Health System Is An Equal Opportunities Employer