Please note that this job is NOT approved as a College recognised training post at this time.
Locum Consultant – Liaison Psychiatry
University Hospital Galway
Job Posted: Wednesday, 3 August 2022
Based at University Hospital Galway, full time, commencing Monday 22nd August and running through to the end of May 2023.
To head up a well-established Liaison Psychiatry team consisting of 1 NCHD and 6 specialist liaison nurses.
Well supported by 13 Consultant Psychiatric colleagues based onsite.
Key responsibilities include providing Psychiatric cover and consults to A&E, medical wards, surgical wards and ICU within the general hospital. Providing clinical leadership to the Liaison team.
Of note this job is not permanently appointed to and due for advertising through the public appointments service in the new year. The locum opportunity would be ideal for someone interested in the permanent position. There will also be 2 other permanent liaison positions available locally within the next year.
The applicant needs to be General Adult Qualified. some experience in Liaison would be idea but not essential.
Joining the on call rota is desirable but not essential. The call obligation is 1 in 13.
CD happy to have informal discussions with interested parties.