The individual appointed to this post will work to develop a service to triage referrals from local GP’s for early assessment and management of bladder, bowel and prolapse symptoms with timely intervention. This will involve being a core member of the pelvic floor centre team to assist in developing an efficient and effective pelvic health service. The successful candidate should be highly motivated, organised and experienced in assessment and management of urogynaecological and colorectal patients. He /she should have experience in service development and innovation and have good communication skills .
Essential Qualifications / Experience:
Eligibility Criteria Qualifications and/ or experience
Candidates must possess, on the closing date:
● CORU registration – CORU registration number must be stated on CV.or
● (b) CORU Section 91 applicants – CORU application number must be stated on CV and
● the clinical and administrative capacity to fulfil the functions of the role and
● a minimum of five years' satisfactory post qualification clinical experience and
● eligible for membership of ISCPHealth
A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.
Each candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character
Age restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant (within the meaning of the Public Service Superannuation Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age.
Post specific requirements, additional qualifications and / or experience
Essential requirements -
● Minimum of 4 years experience of working in pelvic health, including both urogyaecological and colorectal experience.
● Experience in the care of patients with complex pelvic floor presentations.
● Evidence of post – graduate courses relevant to the clinical speciality.
● In depth knowledge of pelvic health related conditions.
● Active participation in teaching /in service programmes .
● Ability to demonstrate highly specialist assessment, treatment and management skills within the clinical speciality of pelvic health.
● Evidence of excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
● Ability to facilitate and participate in multidisciplinary team working.
● Balance management of commitments.
● Evidence of knowledge of current research and trends in speciality.
● To have knowledge of HSE developments locally and nationally.
● Experience in auditing and developing a service.
● Experience in implementing evidence based practice.
● To be able to work independent of peer support or supervision and be self –motivated.
● Presented on external courses
● To have been involved in planning and development of service
● To have been involved in bringing about change in a service ● Participation in research
● Experience in advanced practice pessary fitting and management would also be an advantage