Director of Nursing for lovely Nursing home role

Trinity Recruitment's (Galway, Ireland) 6 days ago

DIRECTOR OF NURSING OPPORTUNITY - GALWAY

Our clients beautiful nursing home has a fabulous new opportunity for a Director of Nursing in this picturesque part of Ireland.

Applications are invite from those in a similar role or Clinical Nurse Managers or Assistant Directors of Nursing with 3 years care of the elderly experience and good knowledge of HIQA.

This is a manageable size home so a lovely role for the right person.

Job specification

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Quality of Care Responsibilities

To ensure the delivery of the highest standards of nursing and social care which meet the individual needs of each resident through implementation of:

- The Company’s Quality of Care System

- Clinical practice in the home meets Regulations and Standards

- Monitoring of clinical practice through individualised plans of care for each resident

- Conducting internal audits and following up on results of same

- Initial induction of staff and ongoing training and development of staff

- Encouragement of innovative practice

- Ensuring implementation and adherence to Company and HIQA standards, procedures and guidelines

• Financial Administration Responsibilities

- Maintenance of administrative procedures in the absence of the Administrator

- Monitoring of administrative procedures

- Knowledge of residents fee income, funding source, fee arrears, personal allowance, financial records

- Management of the Community Unit’s budget.

- Have an understanding of legislative requirements regarding the financial affairs of mentally impaired people

• General Management

- Conducting regular communication meetings with all clinical staff

- Establish a good rapport with external community agencies bringing the local community into the Home and facilitating residents to attend functions/activities within the local community

- Liaise with Marketing to maximise opportunities to ensure the Home has a high profile in the local community

- Monitor all complaints ensuring that each is documented to include the investigation and outcome

• Environment

- Implement Company Health and Safety Policy to safeguard the safety and welfare of staff, residents and others

- Implement regular fire training and evacuation plans

- Ensure catering meets HACCP standards and is to the highest quality and variety

- Ensure the hygiene and cleanliness of the home is to the highest standard

- Ensure a preventative maintenance programme is in place and implemented

• Human Resources Function

- Participate in the selection and interviewing of staff

- Conduct regular training needs analysis

- Ensure HR practices within the Home comply with all current employment legislation

with regard to clinical matters

- Ensure all registered nurses employed in the Home are on the "live" Register

Qualifications Skills and Attributes:

• Qualified RGN with at least 3 years experience in the last 6 years in care of the older

Person.

• Registered on appropriate part of Irish live register

• Proven track record in healthcare clinical management

• Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills

• Sound decision making ability and results driven

• Good appreciation of finance issues

• Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative

• Ability to work well and promote a team environment

• Willingness to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the company

Apply with CV for immediate interview


Director of Nursing for lovely Nursing home role

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