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Mercy University Hospital Cork Limited, founded in 1857 by the Sisters of Mercy, is one of the
oldest and most respected hospitals in Ireland. It is a centre of National and International
excellence renowned for its research and tertiary services and is a teaching hospital of
University College Cork. The Mercy is a public Voluntary Hospital providing 350 beds and a
full range of inpatient, outpatient and day care services. It employs over 1000 people. The
Mercy is currently implementing a major strategic plan to shape the configuration of its range
of acute and non acute patient services for the future.
Applications are invited for the following NCHD positions commencing 13 July 2015
Registrars in Anaesthesia – 12 months - MUH Jan 001
Experience will be offered in the following areas – Anaesthesia for Hepatobiliary /Pancreatic
Surgery, Upper & Lower GI Anaesthesia, Vascular Anaesthesia & Major Urology
Anaesthesia. Opportunities are available for modules in pain as well as experience in
Intensive Care Medicine. MUH is the only hospital in the country performing laparoscopic
oesophagectomies and laparoscopic hepatic resections. MUH is accredited for training in pain
medicine at fellowship level. We have active educational, audit and research programs and
we are very focused in assisting our trainees to successfully prepare for professional
*Registrar in General Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology – 12 months - MUH Jan 002
Details: Care of Gastroenterology and GIM inpatients and outpatients.
*Registrar in Gastroenterology/Endoscopy – 12 months – MUH Jan 003
Details: 50% Endoscopy, 50% GI Physiology laboratory
Registrars in General/Respiratory Medicine – 12 months - MUH Jan 004
Experience will be attained in tuberculosis, sleep medicine, bronchoscopy, ultrasound-guided
pleural procedures, pulmonary function, methacholine challenge and cardiopulmonary
exercise testing. Successful candidate will be expected to produce and present research data
at national and international meetings and ideally will seek to progress to higher medical
training (SpR) in Respiratory Medicine. Interviews will take place on Friday, 6 March 2015
Registrars in General Medicine/Endocrinology -12 months - MUH Jan 005
The successful candidate will be involved in the inpatient and outpatient care of general
medical and endocrinology patients.
Registrars in Rheumatology – 12 months - MUH Jan 006
The successful candidate will be involved in the inpatient and outpatient care of both internal
medicine and rheumatology patients. Interviews will take place on Monday, 2 March 2015
*Registrar in General Medicine /Acute Medical Assessment Unit – 12 months – 007
*Registrar in General Medicine/Renal – 12 months - 008
Registrars in Cardiology (combined with the Mercy University Hospital and Cork
University Hospital) – 12 months - MUH Jan 009
The division of Cardiology Medicine is a citywide specialty based in the above three hospitals
in Cork. The successful Registrar’s will rotate within the department between the two
Registrars in Geriatric Medicine – Cork City rotation – 12 months - MUH Jan 010
These Geriatric Registrar posts will be part of the Cork city Geriatric Medicine Department.
Successful candidates can be allocated to rotate through Geriatric Medicine Departments in
the following Hospitals – Mercy University Hospital, Cork University Hospital, St Finbarr’s
*Registrars in Haematology – 12 months - Mercy University Hospital/Cork University
Hospital – MUH Jan 011
Registrars in Emergency Medicine – 12 months - MUH Jan 012
Registrars Urgent Care Centre – 12 months – MUH Jan 013
Registrar in General/GI Surgery – 12 months - MUH Jan 014
Registrars in Colorectal Surgery – 12 months – MUH Jan 015
Registrar in General/Vascular Surgery – 12 months - MUH Jan 016
Registrar in General/Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Surgery – MUH Jan 017
Registrars in Urology – 12 months– MUH Jan 018
Registrars in Paediatrics – 12 months – Jan 019
SHO’s in General Surgery – 6 months - MUH Jan 020
SHO’s in Paediatrics – 6 months - MUH Jan 021
SHO’s in Emergency Medicine –- 6 months - MUH Jan 022
* SHO Cardiology – 6 months – MUH Jan 023
*SHO Infectious Diseases – 6 months – MUH Jan 024
Registrar in General Medicine/Rheumatology – Immediate start until July 2015 - 025
Registrar in Cardiology – Immediate start until July 2015 - 026
* Please note that posts denoted by * are posts that may be filled by incumbents from national
training schemes.
Application Procedure:
Send a letter of application including contact details of two referees together with four copies
of your curriculum vitae. Closing date is 1pm Friday, 13 February 2015.
Send applications to: The Medical Manpower Office, Mercy University Hospital, Cork,
Ireland or via e-mail to [email protected]
Tel: +353 21 4935481, Fax: +353 21 4278483