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 for positions at our voluntary hospitals (see below)

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 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.

At present the theatre department runs day case surgery lists in general surgery, vascular surgery, pain management, gynaecology and dentals. There are plans for the enhancement and expansion of the current lists in line with the Ireland East Hospital Group's strategic plans for surgical services within the Group.

Clinical Nurse Manager 2 (CNM2)
Salary Scale: €49,914 - €59,010

The post of Clinical Nurse Manager 2 (CNM2) has a pivotal role in service planning, co-ordinating and managing activity and resources within this clinical area at St Columcille’s Hospital.

The main responsibilities are Quality Assurance, Resource Management, Staffing and Staff Development, Practice Development, facilitating communication and professional/clinical leadership.

The post-holder will be expected to develop pathways for the service users and co-ordinate clinics in consultation with other stakeholders so as to maximise the resources available.

The CNM2 will work as part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure the delivery of effective, quality-assured, patient-centred care.

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

Informal enquiries: Orla Nugent, Director of Nursing, St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin.
Email:  Tel: 01 211 5221

Application details: Application forms to: Suzanne Kirk, HR Department, St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin.
Email: Tel: 01 211 5064

Closing date: Wednesday 27 November 2019 at 12pm

Senior Dietitian
Temporary 12 months initial contract
WTE Value: 1 WTE (37 hours per week)
Salary Scale: €53,074 - €62,493
Campaign ref: SCH/024/2019

The purpose of this post is to work with the Dietitian Manager in ensuring the co-ordination, development and delivery of a quality, patient-centred nutrition and dietetic service that is in keeping with best practice.

A job specification for the post can be viewed here.

Informal enquiries: Cathy Breen, Senior Dietitian in Diabetes & Weight Management /Temporary Dietitian Manager, St Columcille's Hospital
Tel: 01 2115156

Application details: CV and cover letter to: Suzanne Kirk, HR Department, St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin.
Email: Tel: 01 211 5064

Closing date: Friday 22 November 2019 at 12pm

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:

Due to additional service developments and increasing activity, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is seeking additional employees to assist us through this period of growth.

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital 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 current vacancies at the hospital, visit:

Job Opportunities at IEHG Head Office

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