Job Description

  • The post holder will support the principle that
    care of the patient comes first at all times and will approach their work with
    the flexibility and enthusiasm necessary to make this principle a reality for
    every patient to the greatest possible degree

  • Maintain throughout the Group’s awareness of the
    primacy of the patient in relation to all hospital activities.

  • Performance management systems are part of the role
    and you will be required to participate in the Group’s performance management

  • Have a working knowledge of the Health Information
    and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards as they apply to the role for example,
    Standards for Healthcare, national Standards for the prevention and control of
    healthcare Associated infections, Hygiene Standards etc and comply with
    associated HSE protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards as
    appropriate to the role.

  • Carry out his or her duties under the direction of the Chief Medical

  • Participate in the delivery of a service that supports the clinical
    needs of our patients and is
    consistent with the mission, vision, values and
    strategic plan of the Hospital.

  • Perform routine work to
    the highest professional standards.

  • Participate in the implementation of a ‘Quality Management’ programme,
    which is patient centred and which
    measures and audits performance and client satisfaction.

  • Promote open communications throughout the hospital.
  • Observe the strictest confidence when dealing with all aspects of patient or hospital information.
  • Be responsible for the quality of their work
    and carry out their duties in
    accordance with Laboratory and
    Hospital policy.


  • Relevant qualification
  • Letter of Recognition of international
    qualification (where applicable)

  • CORU registration


  • The appointment will be made on the Medical
    Scientist salary scale (up to €57,426) at a point in line with the Government
    pay policy