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Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioners (cANP) in Benign Urology

Hospital Applicable: 
Merlin Park University Hospital
University Hospital Galway
Job Description: 

Campaign Reference  Number  & Job


Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner (cANP)  Urology Services



Grade Code:




Hse Area:

HSE West Saolta University Health Care Group

Staff Category:


Contract Type:

Initially 1 year specified purpose contract. 

The Candidate ANP’s in Benign Urology is required to progress to registration with Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) (NMBI) as a Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner (RANP) within 3 years of commencement of this post.



Proposed Interview Dates:

Interviews will take place as soon as possible after the closing date. Candidates will normally be given at least one weeks’ notice of interview. The timescales may be reduced in exceptional circumstances.

Informal Enquiries:

Ms Ellen Wiseman, Assistant Director of Nursing, Galway University Hospitals.

Email  Phone 091 542517

Closing Date:


12.00 noon on 16th July 2020

Location Details:

Urology service, Saolta University Health Care Group


The current post available is temporary for 1 year.  Assignment will be to Galway University Hospitals, with commitment to deliver community clinics in CHO West.


CHO West covers counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon


The cANP is required to progress to ANP within 3 years. The role will include training in Lower urinary tract symptoms assessment, Urodynamic studies and Lithotripsy.


The successful candidates may be required to work in any service area within the vicinity as the need arises.


A panel may be formed for Candidate Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Benign Urology, Galway University Hospitals from which current and future specified purpose posts of full time or part time duration may be filled

Application Details

Completed application to be returned by email to or by post to The Group Recruitment & Retention Office, Room 53, 1st Floor, Clinical & Administration Building (Block A) Merlin Park University Hospital, Galway

Post Specific Related Information 

Please ensure you download, save and read the Job Specification, Additional Campaign Information as well the Application Form. All of these documents are located at the bottom of this advertisement. We strongly recommend that you read the Job Specification before completing your application form. Full details on this campaign plus the answers to many queries such as: Am I eligible to apply? Where are the posts?  What will my salary be?  If I apply what happens next? are available in the document Additional Campaign Information for this recruitment campaign. We strongly recommend that you read the information in this document carefully before making an application. Take time to read through the various sections, which take you through the process from beginning to end.

Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 16, 2020