Why Work With CUH
Cork University Hospital is the major teaching hospital in the HSE South with a complement of 815 beds. The hospital is the only Level 1 trauma centre in the Republic of Ireland – a status conferred as a consequence of the wide range of on site medical and surgical specialties including Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Cardio Thoracic Surgery and Plastic Surgery along with acute medical, surgical and psychiatry services. The hospital has a state of the art Emergency Department which is designated as the National Maritime Advice Centre.
Cork University Hospital is the principal teaching hospital attached to the School of Medicine, University College Cork. The university dental school, which is one of the two undergraduate dental schools in the Republic of Ireland, is located on the hospital site.
CUH has a long tradition as a centre for nurse training. In addition, there are now new training programmes in Occupational Therapy, Speech & Language Therapy and Pharmacy in association with University College Cork.
CUH is the main hospital of an associated group of hospitals which are members of the South – South West Hospital Group. The other 8 hospitals include:
- Bantry General Hospital
- Mallow General Hospital
- Kerry General Hospital
- Mercy University Hospital
- South Infirmary Victoria Hospital
- University Hospital Waterford
- South Tipperary General Hospital
- Lourdes Orthopaedic Hospital, Kilkenny
As a consequence of the specialised nature of the hospital, it offers a vast range of opportunities to candidates who may be considering CUH as a potential employer.