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Staff Nurse

Company:
Passage Healthcare International Ireland
Location:
Dublin, Country: Ireland
Job Type:
full-time, permanent
Job Description

Staff Nurse required for Private Nursing Home in Lucan Co Dublin. Working 7 x 12.5 hour shifts per fortnight. Our Nursing home offers great employment and training opportunities. We are committed to attracting and retaining professional & dedicated staff to help us provide the highest level of care possible to our residents.


Job Description:

Summary:

  • To maintain a high standard of nursing care.
  • To develop clinical expertise, leadership and teaching skills through nursing practice
  • To share responsibility with the nursing team for the management of nursing care and the patients environment under the direction of the Clinical Nurse Manager 1.
  • To maintain a high standard of professional and ethical responsibility.

Clinical Role:

  • To provide and maintain effective, individualised nursing care by;
  • Preparing and up-dating the nursing care plans within a nursing framework.
  • Assisting the medical staff in their treatment of patients through the coordination of care treatments provided by other disciplines and integrating these into the care plan.
  • Acting as a primary/associate nurse in giving skilled nursing care and treatment for caseload of patients.
  • Involving the patients relatives in teaching and supervising them in nursing techniques in preparation for discharge.

Clinical Assessment:

  • Utilise assessment skills and techniques to determine patients’ needs on admission
  • Complete and document the nursing admission assessment in a thorough and accurate manner into the electronic assessments and care plans.
  • Re-assess the patient’s condition on an on-going basis
  • Assess the need for patient/family instruction

Planning

  • Document plans of care based on patient needs in the electronic care plan system.
  • Update the computer plans of care based on patient needs
  • Collaborate with other health team members in planning care

Implementation

  • Provide safe, comprehensive nursing care
  • Know and practice according to established legal requirements policy and procedures
  • Establish care priorities based on nursing/medical patients problems
  • Perform procedures accurately, completely and safety
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients
  • Respect the dignity and confidence of patients
  • Function quickly and effectively in an emergency situation
  • Adapt to changing workload
  • Deal with ward incidents in accordance with unit policy. Accurately record and report details

Communication Skills

  • Document according to policy and procedures
  • Report verbally and document in computer pertinent patient care information to appropriate nursing/medical personnel
  • Communicate appropriately with patients/relatives and colleagues and other members of the health care team
  • Approach interpersonal relationship in a manner that avoids antagonism, reduces conflict and prevents undue anxiety
  • Recognise self - limitations and request assistance.

Professional Expectations

  • Support the philosophy, objectives and goals of the Nursing Home
  • Follow appropriate lines of authority by discussing issues firstly with the clinical Nurse Manager and the CNM 2
  • Demonstrate flexibility by assisting in other areas of the Homes needed

Management

  • Use time effectively
  • Show ability to delegate work to the other members of the team
  • Use discretion for decision making regarding patient care
  • Display initiative
  • Report on-going problems to the Clinical Nurse Manager 2

Education


  • Demonstrate ability to teach and guide more junior staff
  • Show interest in Post Graduate Education/Self Development
  • Attend required standard number of Study Days in the year
  • Experience and Qualifications Required
  • Applications should be fully registered with An Bord Altranais and on their live register.
  • Ideally have experience in the area of geriatrics and dementia care..
  • Fluent English and excellent communication skills.
  • Must be living in Ireland and permitted to work here.

Job Settings
Number of jobs: 1 hires
Information about the advertiser
Company: Passage Healthcare International Ireland
Company size: 1-49
Contact: NA