Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG), with our Academic Partner University College Dublin (UCD), is the largest and most diverse hospital group in Ireland in terms of population, budget, staffing, number of hospitals/Community Health Organisations (CHOs), and geographical spread. IEHG aims to deliver consistently high quality, safe care, while transforming and integrating clinical services across the 11 hospitals in the Group to meet the needs of the people we serve. Our ambition is to be the national leader in healthcare delivery, with a strong international reputation, continuously improving the quality of healthcare and patient outcomes for our 1 million population. To achieve this, we will progress our strategic plan for service configuration and development of an Academic Health Science Centre.

Job Opportunities at IEHG Head Office

IEHG Head Office is currently based at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7

Job Opportunities at IEHG Hospitals

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital; St Vincent's University Hospital; Regional Hospital Mullingar; St Luke's General Hospital Carlow/Kilkenny; Wexford General Hospital; National Maternity Hospital; Our Lady's Hospital, Navan; St Columcille's Hospital; St Michael's Hospital, Dun Laoghaire; National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh; Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital

For additional vacancies in IEHG hospitals, please visit HSE Jobs (statutory hospitals) or the individual hospital’s website for positions at our voluntary hospitals (see below)

Our Lady's Hospital, Navan

Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan currently has a total of 107 beds and provides a general acute hospital service to the catchment area of Meath and a Regional Elective Orthopaedic service.  

The acute services are as follows: General Medicine including MAU, General Surgery, Elective Orthopaedics, Regional Rheumatology Service, ICU/HDU, CCU, Emergency Department, Gynaecology Day Surgery and Out-Patient, Medical & Surgical Day Services, Out-Patient Service, Pathology Services, Radiology, Occupational Therapy, Pre-Op Assessment, and Anaesthetic Services.

Clinical Nurse Manager 2 - Endoscopy
Permanent /Whole-time Post
€49,914 - €59,010 
Campaign Reference: OLH201924C

The Clinical Nurse Manager 2 will work in the Endoscopy Department which consists of a five-bedded day ward, two endoscopy procedure rooms and ancillary rooms. Elective and emergency procedures are carried out Monday to Friday.

The main responsibilities are the delivery of agreed performance indicators, including JAG and decontamination, as well as quality assurance, resource management, staffing and staff development, facilitating communication and professional/clinical leadership.

If you have a strong values base in all that you do and care passionately about improving care and services for people then we would love to hear from you.

The job specification for the post can be viewed here.
The application form for the post can be downloaded here.

Informal enquiries: Maura Coyle Meade, Director of Nursing, Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan
Email: Tel: 046 9021210/9078895

Application details: Completed application forms to be sent by post or email to: Sarah Dungan, Assistant Staff Officer, HR Department, Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, Co. Meath

Closing date: Friday 28 February 2020 at 5pm

St Luke's General Hospital, Carlow/Kilkenny

St Luke’s General Hospital, Carlow/Kilkenny is an Acute General Hospital that services the counties of Carlow and Kilkenny, providing healthcare for approximately 156,164 (Census 2016). Due to its location in the heart of the South East, St Luke’s also provides services to its bordering counties of Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford, and Laois.

St Luke’s General Hospital campus has a bed capacity of 317 inpatient / daycase beds and an Acute Floor comprising an Emergency Dept., Acute Medical Assessment Unit, Acute Surgical Assessment Unit, Acute Paediatric Assessment Unit. Services provided include General Medical, Surgical, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatric, Cardiology, Respiratory, Endocrinology, Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Neurology, Palliative Care and Anaesthetic Services to Carlow/Kilkenny.

The following diagnostic services are also provided: Radiology including 64-slice CT scanning, Ultrasound, DXA scanning, Pathology, Pulmonary function testing, Cardiac Diagnostics (including TOE) and Endoscopy (including Bronchoscopy and ERCP).

Other clinical services include: Physiotherapy, Speech and Language, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Pharmacy.

The hospital also facilitates regional on-site services including Haematology, Microbiology, Oncology, and regional services in Liver Diseases/HepatitisC and ERCP.

Clinical Nurse Specialist (Diabetes)
Permanent Wholetime
Campaign Reference: SLKCNSD20

St Luke's General Hospital Carlow/Kilkenny is currently recruiting for a Clinical Nurse Specialist (Diabetes).

The successful candidate will work as a member of the multidisciplinary Diabetes team providing a patient-centred quality service to diabetes patients and this specialist practice will encompass a major clinical focus, which comprises assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care given to patients with diabetes and their families. 

The Clinical Nurse Specialist (Diabetes) will work as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team providing care to patients with an existing and newly diagnosed Diabetes mellitus and women with gestational diabetes mellitus in the in-patient and out patient service, within their scope of practice.

The job specification for the post can be found here.  
The application form for this post can be found here.
Additional campaign information can be found here.

Informal enquiries: Ms. Maria Horgan, Assistant Director of Nursing, St Luke's General Hospital, Carlow/Kilkenny
Email: Tel: 056 7785191

Application details: Please return completed applications to:
Post: Personnel Department, St. Luke’s General Hospital, Freshford Road, Co. Kilkenny

Closing date: Friday 6 March 2020 at 12 noon

Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (Emergency)
Permanent Full-time

St Luke's General Hospital Carlow/Kilkenny is currently recruiting for an Clinical Nurse Manager 1 (Emergency).

The primary role of the CNM 1 will be one of clinical and professional leadership and development in the nursing team, including the development of nursing staff by means of in-service training, orientation of new staff and arranging for clinical experience and supervision of student nurses where this is appropriate.  

This post is based in the Emergency Department, and the responsibilities include accountability for delivery of direct patient care inclusive of taking an allocation of patients.The post-holder will have specific responsibility for the education, professional development and mentoring of staff to ensure staff meet the required competency to deliver on the agreed standards for patients accessing care via the Emergency Department pathway.

The job specification for the post can be found here.  
The application form for this post can be found here.
Additional campaign information can be found here.

Informal enquiries: Helen Roche, Assistant Director of Nursing, St. Luke’s General Hospital, Freshford Road, Kilkenny.
Email: Tel: 056 7785038

Application details: Please return completed applications to:
Post: Zara Hurley, Personnel Department, St. Luke’s General Hospital, Freshford Road, Co. Kilkenny.

Closing date: Monday 24 February 2020 at 12 noon

Assistant Director of Nursing Out of Hours
Permanent Part-time (0.7WTE)

St Luke's General Hospital Carlow/Kilkenny is currently recruiting for an Assistant Director of Nursing Out of Hours.

Nursing Administration is an integral part of the nurse management structure at St.Luke’s General Hospital, Kilkenny providing support to all areas in the provision of patient care in the hospital on a 24-hour, 7-day week basis. 

The aim is to provide a high quality healthcare to all who attend the hospital and to continuously improve the quality of services, safeguarding high standards by creating an environment in which excellence in clinical care flourish.

The job specification for the post can be found here.
The application form for this post can be found here.
Additional campaign information can be found here.

Informal enquiries: Ms. Helen Butler, Director of Nursing, St Luke's General Hospital, Carlow/Kilkenny
Email: Tel: 056 7785134

Application details: Please return completed applications to:
Post: Zara Hurley, Personnel Department, St. Luke’s General Hospital, Freshford Road, Co. Kilkenny.

Closing date: Friday 21 February 2020 at 12 noon

National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh

National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh has 159 beds and is the major centre for orthopaedic surgery in the country.

The hospital is a tertiary referral centre for the treatment of complex orthopaedic problems including joint replacement surgery, revision joint surgery, foot and upper limb surgery, primary bone tumours, spinal surgery, sports injuries and paediatric orthopaedic surgery. In addition, the Active Rehabilitation Unit is a 52-bedded unit providing a multidisciplinary service to those whose acute care is completed but for whom discharge to their destination is delayed.

For more information, visit:

St Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown

St. Columcille’s Hospital (SCH) Loughlinstown, is a Model 2 hospital with 117 Inpatient Beds, 3 Medical Observation Beds, 8 Day Beds, 9 Beds in MAU (Medical Assessment Unit) and 6 in the IU (Injuries Unit).  

St. Columcille’s Hospital also provides a Stroke Rehabilitation service for patients referred by agreed pathways from St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Located on the border of Co. Wicklow, it has a national speciality in obesity management. In addition to general medicine and care of the elderly services, it also has orthopaedic rehab and stroke rehab services.

The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital is a leading Model 4 Teaching Hospital with a local, national and international profile spanning over 150 years. Our hospital provides a range of frontline and specialist services and is the national centre for heart surgery, heart and lung transplants, extra corporeal life support (ECLS), spinal injuries, pulmonary hypertension, bone-anchored hearing aids, adult congenital heart disease, and also the national isolation unit. Our hospital is academically aligned with University College Dublin (UCD).

We offer staff a number of benefits including: health services credit union, occupational health service, pension scheme, subsidised canteen and local gym membership, support with continuous professional development, sports and social clubs, on site crèche facilities, taxsaver travel scheme, on site bank, coffee shop and pharmacy facilities, library and information services and income protection scheme.

To see all open roles please visit:  

Informal enquiries can be made to

St. Vincent’s University Hospital is proud to bring together a tradition of excellence in clinical care, research and education and a commitment to innovation so we can deliver the highest standard of care to our patients. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals with the ambition to make a real impact on our future – as we continue to drive major change in the health service.

Current vacancies for external applicants can be viewed at:

St. Michael’s Hospital, Dun Laoghaire
is committed to the recruitment, development, and retention of the highest calibre of staff, in order to provide the best quality healthcare to all of its patients. The principles we observe in our treatment and care of patients and in our dealings with staff are based on the core values of human dignity, compassion, justice, quality, advocacy and mutual respect.

For more information on the main occupation types employed at the hospital, the benefits of working at St Michael's, and the current vacancies available please visit:

At the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) our staff are our greatest asset.  We endeavour to recruit and retain people of the highest calibre to meet the Hospital’s service requirements. We know that investing in our staff means investing in a successful future for NMH.

Staff at NMH are rewarded for their hard work, commitment and dedication with ongoing training and development and great opportunities for career progression.

For more information please contact: Alannah Ruane, HR Admin

For current vacancies at the hospital, visit:

The Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital aims to attract and retain high quality candidates whose experience and expertise will contribute value to the hospital in the future. We are committed to ensuring that the quality and dedication of our staff promotes continuous improvement in patient care and contributes to the positive experience of all patients within our organisation.

For current vacancies at the hospital, visit: