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Clinical Nurse Specialist / Clinical Nurse Manager 2 - Stoma Care

Mercy University Hospital
Cork, Country: Ireland
Job Type:
full-time, permanent
Job Description

Clinical Nurse Specialist / Clinical Nurse Manager 2

Stoma Care

Permanent Fulltime

(Under the Governance of Mercy University Hospital Cork CLG.)

The post of CNS Stoma Care has a pivotal role in service planning, co-ordinating, and managing activity and resources within the clinical area.

The main responsibilities are: delivery of agreed Key Performance Indicators, quality assurance, resource management (staff and non- staff), participation and implementation of performance management, practice development, facilitating communication and audit of service and professional / clinical leadership.

Responsibilities - The post holder will be responsible for;

  • Provide an efficient, effective, and high quality service, respecting the needs of each patient / client
  • Assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care for a caseload of patients with local healthcare professionals/carers
  • Perform nursing / midwifery assessments and plan and initiate care and treatment modalities within agreed interdisciplinary protocols to achieve patient / client centred outcomes; evaluates their effectiveness
  • They will demonstrate an ability to interpret and promote evidence based practice within the field of Colorectal Stoma Care
  • Maintain accurate and contemporaneous records / data on all matters pertaining to the planning, management, delivery and evaluation of this service in line with MUH requirements and HSE requirements
  • Co-ordinate and develop nursing/clinical policies and protocols in area

Eligibility Criteria - Candidate

I) Be a registered nurse on the active Register of Nurses and Midwives held by An Bord Altranais agus Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland) or be eligible to be so registered


II) Be registered in the General Division of the register of Nurses and Midwives in which the application is being made


III) Have successfully completed a post registration programme of study, as certified by the education provider, which verifies that the applicant has achieved a Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) major academic Level 8 or higher relevant to the specialist area of Stoma Care/Colorectal/Gastroenterology prior to application


Can demonstrate in writing that they have achieved the number of ECTS credits equivalent to a Level 8 or higher standard, relevant to the specialist area of Stoma Care/Colorectal /Gastroenterology prior to application


IV) Have a minimum of 5 years post registration full time experience or an aggregate of 5 years full time in the general division of the register in which the application is being made


V) Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in specialist area of Stoma Care/Colorectal Nursing


VI) Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development in the area of stoma care


VII) Have the ability to practice safely and effectively fulfilling his/her professional responsibility within his/her scope of practice

Closing Date for applications - 1pm Friday 29th May 2020

Job Descriptions are available upon request. Mercy University Hospital reserve the right to form a panel from this campaign.

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