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 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; Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital; Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital

For additional vacancies in IEHG hospitals, please visit HSE Jobs (statutory hospitals) or the individual hospital’s website (voluntary hospitals)

Wexford General Hospital

Wexford General Hospital is a busy Model 3 acute general hospital.

Wexford General Hospital is partnered with Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) for the training of undergraduate nurses, BSc student nurses and for BSc in Applied Science students and with UCD for undergraduate BSc student midwives.

The hospital provides General Acute, Maternity and Paediatric services to the population of Co. Wexford and its surrounding counties. The hospital has 262 beds (225 inpatient, 37 day beds and a 10-bedded Medical Assessment Unit, 5 Intensive Care beds, 5 Coronary Care beds) and provides a range of services on a 24-hour basis.

Assistant Director of Nursing
Permanent and Whole Time
€54,125 - €64,811

The role of Assistant Director of Nursing is a pivotal role in the operational and strategic management of Wexford General Hospital.

This post is an essential link in Nurse Management and provides support to the Director of Nursing services. The Assistant Director of Nursing will provide direct supervision to nursing and allied staff at all levels and provide support and advice.  The post-holder will also deputise for the Director of Nursing and services in her absence.

Working hours may be inclusive of week-ends and unsocial hours.

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

Application details: Applications are to be made by application form to Ms Paula Lawler, Group Director of Human Resources, Ireland East Hospital Group Email:  Tel: 01 9602429

Information submitted in an application will be shared with the assessment panel as part of the recruitment and selection process.

Informal enquiries: Informal enquiries can be made to Ms Eleanor Carpenter, Director of Nursing, Wexford General Hospital
Tel: 053 9153144 Email:

Closing date:
21st December 2018

Our Lady's Hospital, Navan

Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan currently has a total of 117 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, Anaesthetic Services.

Healthcare Assistant
€27,373 - €34,588
Permanent, whole time and part time post – 39 hours per week

The Healthcare Assistant will assist Nursing Staff in the care of patients and undertake other duties, communicating with the nursing staff that has been delegated to him/her by the nurse-in-charge of the ward. On each working rota the Healthcare Assistant will work under the supervision and discretion of nursing staff.  In relation to duties and responsibilities associated with direct patient care, nursing staff will decide in respect of each patient the work which will be undertaken by the assistants.

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

Informal enquiries:
Debbie Bawle, CNM3, Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan
Email: / Tel: 046 9078744
Teresa Lee, CNM3 Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan
Email: / Tel: 046 9078744

Applications details: Niamh McIntyre, Assistant Staff Officer, HR Department, Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, Co. Meath

Closing date: Friday 21st December 2018 at 4.00 pm

Assistant Staff Officer, Grade IV, Radiology Department
€27,290 - €44,773
Permanent, whole time post – 37 hours per week

The post-holder will provide administrative support within the Radiology Department and supervise clerical staff under their remit.

The position encompasses both managerial and administrative responsibilities covering the following: Day-to-Day Administration, Customer Service, Management of Radiology Information System, Human Resources/Supervision of Staff, Service Delivery and Improvement.

Knowledge of medical terminology is a requirement of the post.

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

Informal Enquiries: Mary Dunne, Healthcare Records & Administration Support Manager, Our Lady's Hospital, Navan
Telephone: 046 907 8530

Application details:
Post: Helen Black, HR Department, Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, Co. Meath

Closing date: Friday 14th December 2018 at 4.00 pm

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital / Regional Hospital Mullingar

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital is a major acute teaching voluntary hospital and holds a pre-eminent place in the delivery of healthcare to the community of North Dublin and the rest of the country. A member of the Ireland East Hospital Group, the largest Hospital Group in the country, the hospital is academically aligned with University College Dublin. We are currently delivering national specialties in: Heart and Lung Transplant, Spinal Injuries, Pulmonary Hypertension, Extra Coropeal Life Support, National Isolation Unit, Adult Congenital Heart Disease and Bone Anchored Hearing Aids. Regional specialties include oncology, breast cancer screening, ophthalmology, neurology and dermatology. The service also provides  an Acute Inpatient  mental healthcare facility, delivered from a 15 bed unit supported by a Community Mental Health Team and Specialist  Liaison Services. The Hospital also provides services under a range of medical and surgical specialties, including cardiology, renal services, general and vascular surgery, urology and orthopaedics. The Hospital has over 600 beds and approximately 3,000 employees. The Mater Hospital prides itself on exceptional patient care. Being a leader in research and innovation and providing a working environment focused on personal development, team work and well-being, the Mater Hospital is a great place to work.

Regional Hospital Mullingar
The aim of Regional Hospital Mullingar (RHM) is to deliver a quality-driven, people-centred service to the population of the Longford/Westmeath area. RHM is partnered with Athlone Institute of Technology for the training of undergraduate nurses, BSc student nurses and for BSc in Applied Science students, and with UCD for undergraduate BSc student midwives. The Hospital has 206 beds (184 inpatient, 16 day beds and a 6-bedded Medical Assessment Unit) and provides a range of services, on a 24-hour basis. The Hospital also provides diagnostic Radiological and Pathology services, as well as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy, Cardiac Diagnostic and Rehabilitation Services, Pulmonary Function Laboratory and Respiratory Services.

Post references: CD11/18/1 & CD11/18/2
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital - 29 hours per week
Regional Hospital Mullingar - 10 hours per week

The following professional qualifications shall apply to this appointment:

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 dermatology.

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting Dr Fergal Moloney, Consultant Dermatologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, email or Dr Patsy Lenane, Consultant Dermatologist, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital email or Ms Shona Schneemann, General Manager, Regional Hospital Mullingar (

The latest date for receipt of applications is Friday 4th January 2019.

Applications for above post should send Curriculum Vitae (14 unbound copies) with a covering letter, together with the names, addresses and telephone/fax numbers of four referees (two of whom should refer to recent appointments) to the Honorary Secretary, Medical Board, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, 59 Eccles Street, Dublin 7.

In addition, Curriculum Vitae should be e-mailed to in PDF format.  
Job descriptions can be requested by phone +353 1 803 2960 or email

Department of Health and Children regulations apply to the above posts. The Hospitals are Equal Opportunities Employers.

St Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown

St. Columcille’s Hospital (SCH) Loughlinstown is a Model 2 Hospital with 109 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 also provides a stroke rehabilitation service for patients referred by agreed pathways from St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Located on the border of 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.

Senior Clinical Psychologist - National Gender Service
Permanent Full-Time (37 hours per week)
Salary Scale: €79,918 - €93,491

A National Gender Service is being established at St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co Dublin to address the growing demand for services for adults identifying as transgender, gender variant or gender non-conforming who are seeking varying levels of healthcare interventions associated with social, medical and surgical transition.

A key role on the team to develop this service is a Senior Clinical Psychologist. Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, which includes Consultant Endocrinologist, Consultant Psychiatrist, Social Work and Speech & Language professionals, the successful candidate will provide expert assessment, and psychological therapies and interventions to adults requiring this service.  

Supported through a multidisciplinary approach to the delivery of services, the role will also include the development of appropriate expertise within the area of Gender Dysphoria and transgender health.

The development of the National Gender Service at St. Columcille’s Hospital will be an additional service to the services currently provided at this Model 2 hospital.

Further information on the job specification can be found here.
The application form for this position can be found here.

Informal Enquiries: Linda O’Leary, General Manager, St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin.
Telephone: 01 2115214

Application details: Application form to Suzanne Kirk, HR Department, St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin.
Telephone: 01 2115064

Closing date: Monday 31 December 2018 by 12pm.

Job Opportunities at IEHG Head Office

IEHG Headquarters are currently based at the
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7