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July 1, 2016

No overseas recruitment campaigns are planned

By Lloyd Mudiwa.

A high number of live NCHD jobs remain available in Emergency Medicine, Paediatric Emergency Medicine and the specialties of psychiatry, according to the HSE.

The Executive revealed that it has not scheduled any overseas recruitment campaigns at present, and has introduced a single recruitment process for Senior House Officer, Registrar, Tutor and Research Fellows posts in HSE hospitals and agencies. The Public Appointments Service is assisting in the ongoing application process, with an application deadline of this Friday, May 4.

The Emergency Medicine and Paediatric Emergency Medicine specialties and General Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and other specialties of psychiatry including Psychiatry of Old Age, Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry of Learning Disability are among those for which the HSE is recruiting in the NCHD July 1 (Round 5) intake.

“There is a continuing and on-going requirement, particularly for Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry,” the HSE stated.  “The Hospital Group/ Mental Health Service contact candidates as vacancies become available. Therefore, there is no predefined list of vacancies.”

The Executive also said while the purpose of this campaign was for the July intake; the services may also contact applicants for locum positions.

Other specialties include Anaesthesia, General Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Histopathology, Haematology and Pathology, Radiology, General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and other specialties of surgery, including their subspecialties.