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

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Nurses for the position of:

Clinical Nurse Manager 1 - Active Rehabilitation Unit

Interested applicants should:

  • Be registered or eligible to be registered in the general division of the live register of Nurses kept by the Nursing Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
  • Have successfully completed level 8 learning.
  • Have a minimum of three years post registration experience in an acute hospital setting with a minimum of two year’s experience in the relevant area.
  • A recognised management qualification is desirable.
  • Have the ability to function independently in an organised manner.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and competency in the use of Information Technology is essential 

Informal enquiries are welcome to Ms. Kathy O’Sullivan, Director of Nursing.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, four copies of their Curriculum Vitae to:

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

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 12:00pm, Thursday 31st May 2018.

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Occupational Therapist

(Full Time Permanent Contract)

The Occupational Therapy department are seeking an Occupational Therapist to work as part of the team on the Orthopaedic Service.

Applicants should:

  • Hold a recognised qualification in Occupational Therapy & be registered with CORU.

  • Have previous experience and/or placements in the Orthopaedic setting.

  • Have excellent communication skills & experience of working as part of an inter-disciplinary team.

  • Have good organisational skills and can manage a varied clinical caseload.

For details on the particulars of qualifications and experience and a job description, please contact the Human Resources Department on extension #2392.

Informal enquiries are welcome to Ms Ruth Kiely, Therapy Services Manager, on 01- 8140322

Interested candidates should email a letter of application together with a copy of their Curriculum Vitae including the names of three referees to human [dot] resources [at] cappagh [dot] ie

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 12.00pm on Friday 25th May 2018

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Registrar in Anaesthesia

(Full Time | Fixed Term Contract | Commencing 9th July 2018)

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

Interested candidates should email a letter of application together with a copy of their Curriculum Vitae including the names of three referees to human [dot] resources [at] cappagh [dot] ie

Closing Date for receipt of Applications is 12.00pm on Thursday 31st May 2018

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 -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.