Current Vacancies

Due to additional service developments and increasing activity, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is seeking additional employees to assist us through this period of growth.

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital has 159 beds and is the major centre for orthopaedic surgery in the country. The Hospital is a tertiary referral centre for the treatment of complex orthopaedic problems including joint replacement surgery, revision joint surgery, foot and upper limb surgery, primary bone tumours, spinal surgery, sports injuries and paediatric orthopaedic surgery.

In addition the Active Rehabilitation Unit is a 52 bedded unit providing a multidisciplinary service to those whose acute care is completed but for whom discharge to their destination is delayed.

Are you an experienced NMBI Registered Nurse looking for a new challenge, progressive career opportunities and flexible working arrangements in Theatre, Elective Surgical Orthopaedics, Medical- Specialist Rehabilitation or General Nursing in Dublin.

Applications are invited for the following positions from candidates who are hardworking, flexible, team players to work in our Theatres, High Dependency Unit and all Ward Areas.

STAFF NURSES (Wards /Theatre Scrub Nurses /Full Time /Part

Time/Various shifts)

Applicants must:

  • Be registered or eligible to register in the general division of the live register of Nurses kept by National Midwifery Board (NMBI) with a minimum one years’ post registration experience.

  • Orthopaedic experience / General Nursing Experience / General Medical Experience desirable

  • Possess well developed leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Be able to function independently and possess good decision making skills.

  • Be computer literate.

Informal inquires are welcome to Ms Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing, at kathy [dot] osullivan [at] cappagh [dot] ie or by phone to +353 1 8140469.

Interested applicants should post a letter of application together with three copies of their Curriculum Vitae including the names of three referees to Ms Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11 or email your Curriculum Vitae to kathy [dot] osullivan [at] cappagh [dot] ie


Applications are invited from suitable qualified and experienced nurses for the position of:

Site Manager/Bed Manager

(CNM 3 – Job Sharing 0.5 WTE 

The post of Site Manager/Bed Manager has a pivotal role in service planning and development, co-ordinating & managing activity and resources within the clinical area.   The Site Manager/Bed Manager responsibilities include: overseeing the quality of nursing care, the development and implementation of policy & procedures, the monitoring of activity and the delivery of agreed level of service for the designated area(s).  The role will also include the management of the admission and discharge process to facilitate effective and efficient utilisation of beds and resources.

The following criteria are required to apply for this position:

  • Applicants must be on the live register with NMBI
  • Have a minimum of three years management experience at CNM2 level or above.
  • Hold a recognised Health management qualification.
  • The ability to function independently in an organised manner
  • Bed-management experience desirable
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge and competency in the use of Information Technology

Informal enquiries and requests for job descriptions are welcome to Ms. Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing on 01 8140469.


Interested candidates should email a letter of application together with four copies of their Curriculum Vitae including the names of three referees to:

Ms. Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing, Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Finglas, Dublin 11

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 12.00pm on Friday 24th August 2018


Registrar(s) in Anaesthesia

(commencing 13th January 2019)

Membership of the General division of the Irish Medical Council register is a mandatory requirement for this position.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Ms Melanie O’Rourke, HR Executive on 01 8140376.

Interested applicants should forward a letter of application together with 4 copies of your Curriculum Vitae, including the names of three referees to:

Human Resources Department

Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital


Dublin 11

Or via email to: human [dot] resources [at] cappagh [dot] ie 

Closing Date for receipt of applications is 12:00pm on Friday 5th October 2018


 -Shortlisting will take place and only those shortlisted will be contacted by the Hospital.

-Pay and conditions as per Department of Health and Children guidelines.

-Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital is an equal opportunities employer.

Mission Statement

We are inspired by the love of Catherine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.

We strive to Care for all patients with excellence, Cherish the uniqueness of each person and Treat them with compassion, love and integrity.

We are constantly challenged to meet the needs of our times in all aspects of care, through ongoing education and research.