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Locum Consultant Clinical Biochemist/ Locum Consultant Chemical Pathologist

Hospital Applicable: 
University Hospital Galway
Job Description: 


Saolta University Healthcare Group provides a comprehensive range of Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology Services to emergency and elective patients on an inpatient, outpatient and day care basis across the West and North West of Ireland.

Galway University Hospitals currently has the following vacancy:

Locum Consultant Clinical Biochemist/ Locum Consultant Chemical Pathology

The successful candidate is expected to work alongside the existing clinical team in providing a comprehensive clinical biochemistry service for all users of the Clinical Biochemistry Department in University Hospital Galway. The successful candidate will provide expert support for the diagnosis and management of biochemical clinical problems, advise on appropriate investigations on an individual patient basis and determine the repertoire provided by the Clinical Biochemistry Department within the resources made available.

The successful candidate will take a lead role in clinical liaison and clinical audit.

The successful candidate will be expected to attend and contribute to multidisciplinary team meetings, such as the endocrine tumour and hypertension MDMs.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in departmental research and development and support the research of the wider healthcare community in relation to clinical biochemistry.

The successful candidate is expected to support the education and research of students and staff training and working in the clinical biochemistry department.

If the successful candidate is medically qualified, he/she will help deliver the bi-monthly Lipid Outpatient Clinic run by the consultant chemical pathologist already in post.

Informal enquiries to: 

To apply for the above post, please send your CV to

Informal enquires: Mrs Sandra Callinan, Medical Manpower Department, Galway University Hospitals

Email: , Phone: 091-548477

Closing date for receipt of CV’s is 26th September 2022 at 3pm.

Closing Date: 
Monday, September 26, 2022