Come and work with us!

Role reference:  2019/M9
Contract info:  Commencing 8th July 2018. 12 month contracts
The Mater Hospital is Ireland’s most advanced tertiary referral specialist centre and one of the largest university teaching hospitals in the country. It provides dedicated national services for spinal surgery, cardiothoracic surgery including heart and lung transplant and is home to Ireland’s most advanced intensive care unit which is the national centre for ECMO. Our ED had an annual attendance of more than 80,000 new patients last year.  It is recognised as the busiest adult ED in Ireland with the most diverse, high acuity and challenging patient cohort in the country. It has the most well-developed and established educational training programme in emergency and critical care with daily consultant-led training in point of care ultrasound, trauma, simulation training, airway management and resuscitative procedures. We run a number of fellowships where candidates are given dedicated non clinical time to pursue training in these areas.
The consultant team at the Mater Hospital ED have considerable collective international experience and post-graduate qualifications in a wide range of sub-specialities including pre-hospital, trauma care, point of care ultrasound, sports medicine, geriatric emergency medicine as well as emergency medicine research. The Mater Hospital ED supports its own educational website ( and social media profile. The ED has strong  international collaborations with the Alfred Hospital Emergency and Trauma Centre, in Melbourne, Australia as well as Yale School of Medicine, Conneticut, USA.
We provide a tailored approach to all our junior doctors with focus on exam preparation and individual career progression. We have very high success rates for our trainees in the Emergency Medicine fellowship exams due to individual mentoring and mock examination practice, and we have a program for audit and quality improvement projects. A number of The Mater Hospital ED consultant staff are Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) and have worked extensively at The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre and with the Alfred Trauma Service as well as University Hospital Geelong in Victoria . Under their supervision, your time spent in our ED will be accredited for ACEM advanced training should you require this.
If you would like the challenge of an SHO position or a unique registrar training opportunity why not apply for a Fellow position in Resuscitation, Simulation, Ultrasound or Education?
Applications:  To apply for the above position please submit an updated Curriculum Vitae along with names and contact details (emails preferable) of 2 referees to
Applicants should note that it will not be possible to inform all applicants individually of the outcome of their applications. However, should applicants wish to check on the progress of their applications, they may do so by phoning 803 4240 or 803 2968.
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