Full-time, registered General Nurse required in South Dublin. This service is a 36 bed Nursing Home, registered with the Health Information & Quality Authority. It provides for excellence in delivery of care and treatment to frail Older Persons and Adults in comfortable and well designed environment. The Staff Nurse must have an active General Nursing Pin with ABA.
Principal duties of the Registered Staff Nurse in South Dublin:
Be accountable for the provision of an efficient and effective nursing service of the highest standard.
Ensure safe custody, accurate recording and administration of drugs in accordance with established policy.
Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualised patient care programmes within the agreed framework for practice.
Adapt a collaborative approach to patient care through the co-ordination of care and interventions provided by other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
Participate in clinical induction, teaching & education programmes for support staff.
Maintain a high standard of professional and ethical responsibility.
Follow appropriate rules of authority within the nurse management structure.
Take management responsibility for the unit in the absence of the clinical nurse manager.
Maintain good interpersonal relationships with patients, families, visitors & staff.
Act as an advocate for the patient and their families to ensure that they are appropriately informed and counselled regarding their care needs.
Participate in the setting of professional standards, understand and co-operate with the need to measure and audit the effectiveness of care delivery.
Utilise the resources provided in an effective and economic manner. Co-operate in the rostering of nursing and support staff to ensure optimum use of nursing resources.
Demonstrate flexibility by assisting in other areas of the service as required.
To carry out other duties appropriate to the role as may be assigned by the Director of Nursing or designee from time to time.
To maintain strict confidentiality with regard to all matters concerning patients/residents, staff and business of the Centre. Information regarding patients/residents, staff or business of the centre may not be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duty. Records, documents or correspondence may never be left in such a manner that unauthorised persons can obtain access to them.
Safety, Health & Welfare
All staff are required to observe the following arrangements:
Attend fire lectures and drills periodically and observe fire orders.
Be familiar with the safety, health and welfare provisions as set out in the Centre’s Safety Statement.
Comply with all Safety Regulations and prevailing safety legislation.
If you have the required experience for this Nurse role in South Dublin, please send an updated CV to [email protected], or call Nicky Blower on 021-4626154