Nursing Opportunities in General ICU| HDU | Cardiac ICU | CCU | Theatres
Full-Time Positions – based in Dublin Ireland

The Hospital

St. James’s Hospital occupies a place at the forefront of the Irish health sector. It is the largest Academic Teaching Hospital in the Republic of Ireland, enjoying strong links with the prestigious Trinity College.

St. James’s Hospital has fantastic educational supports in professional development:

  • ICU/HDU Competency-based orientation programme is provided to every new starter
  • Management competency programme available for senior staff
  • ICU Foundation course is available
  • Opportunity to do a masters in ICU nursing
  • Prospect of doing the multi-discipline ALERT course
  • Numerous in house training courses which you can attend
  • Online educational resources are available
  • Opportunity to do the ACLS and CALS course
  • Opportunity to do a masters in cardiovascular nursing
  • Numerous in house training courses which you can attend


We have positions available now for experienced nurses with acute hospital experience.


The hospital is located in Dublin on a sixty-acre site to the immediate south of the river Liffey and adjacent to the historically important Viking and medieval City Centre. Together with the original Guinness Brewery, it is a key landmark in the Liberties area of Dublin on James’s Street.

Benefits Include:

  • Salary: as per HSE scale commencing at €29,707 – €45,992 p.a. increases depending on years of experience
  • Permanent full-time positions, 24 days annual leave plus 9 days public holidays
  • Accommodation allowance  of €1,200 (Non-EU applicants only)
  • Flight allowance to the value of £150 for EU and applicants and £800 for Non-EU applicants*
  • NMBI registration fee refunded of €350 reimbursed (Non-EU applicants only)*
  • ATWS fee of €250 reimbursed*
  • Meet and greet upon arrival
  • Full support with NMBI registrations

Eligible Criteria:

  • Must be registered with An Bord Altranais
  • Candidates should have a minimum of six months of experience in General Medicine/ Surgical
  • Nursing in an acute hospital in the past three years to be considered for a position in theatre.
  • Experience in Peri-operative nursing is desirable.
  • Candidates who are interested in ICU, CCU or Cardiothoracic ICU should have experience should have either a minimum of one year of experience in General Nursing/ Surgical Nursing plus 6 months of experience working within a critical care environment  within the past 3 years or have a minimum of one year of experience in a critical care environment in an acute hospital within the last three years. A postgraduate qualification in the relevant area would be desirable.
  • Will be required to develop additional clinical skills pertinent to the speciality
  • Have a patient centred approach to nursing care
  • Must hold an EU passport or if non-EU passport holder must have GNIB Stamp

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