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Clinical Lead – VHI SwiftCare

VHI SwiftCare Clinics are Ireland’s first network of Urgent Care Clinics with three clinics based between Dublin and Cork. Our clinics offer patients state of the art facilities, treating minor injuries and minor illness, staffed by highly qualified clinical professionals with general practice, accident and emergency or urgent care backgrounds.

VHI SwiftCare is seeking to hire a Clinical Lead for their Swords Clinic in Dublin, preferably with experience working as a Medical Officer in Ireland. This is a permanent role encompassing working as a Medical Officer on the floor and acting in a leadership capacity to the medical staff and the clinic itself.

The role of the Clinical Lead is to contribute to the development and maintenance of a high quality service to patients and to ensure that their clinic operates to the highest clinical safety and effectiveness. The Clinical Lead will be responsible for assessing, developing and monitoring the competence of all Medical Officers including locum medical officers and the new recruits. The Clinical Lead will thus review the work and working practices of the medical staff in their clinic to ensure the provision of clinical excellence and quality of care for patients. This will require them to act as a leader within the clinics and to work as part of the local management team.

The successful candidate should have experience in Community Medicine e.g. General Practice or Urgent Care, a significant background in the management of minor injuries, the ability to read x-rays and manage orthopaedic cases and be fully competent in the management of paediatric and medical emergencies. Experience in Paediatrics and team leadership will be an advantage. Other preferred skillsets include cryotherapy and minor procedures skills.

The successful candidate will be required to work as a Medical Officer with protected time afforded to allow for completion of Clinical Lead duties on a weekly basis. The successful candidate will work as part of a rolling roster with the other contract doctors in the clinic and will work 40 hours over 7 days.

Applicants must have IMC registration, have experience working in Ireland and be eligible to work in Ireland. Immediate start date preferred. 

For further information on this position or to apply, please send a letter of application along with your CV to michelle.debrun@vhiswiftcare.ie 



We do not require the assistance of recruitment agencies with this vacancy.


Vhi SwiftCare is an equal opportunity employer.


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