Our clients state-of-the-art Private hospital in North Dublin is currently inviting applications from Registered Staff Nurses for Medical Surgical Ward roles.
To work in collaboration with the nursing team to ensure excellence in patient care through a well educated and highly motivated team of carers and the effective and efficient use of resources. The fundamental philosophy guiding this position is to promote and preserve the Hospitals Mission, Values and Ethos.
Practice within policies and procedures, legal requirements, guidelines and standards as directed by the Nursing Department and NMBI.
Provide effective and efficient nursing care by:
Planning, implementing and evaluating care given to patients from admission to discharge.
Completing nursing assessment care plan and other relevant documentation.
Report verbally and in writing, pertinent patient care information to appropriate nursing/medical staff and other clinical staff.
Liaise with and co-operate with other departments as required and demonstrate good interpersonal skills.
Ensure all documentation relating to patient is accurately maintained in the patient’s medical records in line with policy and procedures and the record kept in a confidential manner and using only approved abbreviations.
Comply with the medications policy ensuring that regulations for the safekeeping and recording of scheduling drugs are adhered to at all times.
Carries out IV Cannulation of patients according to hospital policy.
Display a professional, courteous & caring liaison with patient and their relatives, staff and all other service users in line with the hospitals values.
Function effectively and respond quickly and calmly in an emergency situation.
Provide care with minimal supervision and takes charge of the department in the absence of the CNM II.
Use discretion and decision making regarding patient care, referring appropriately to CNM II, Medical Staff or other disciplines.
Follow appropriate lines of authority by discussing issues first with CNM II.
Takes responsibility for stock control, ensuring adequate levels of required supplies are held on the department at all times.
Mentor student nurses, new staff nurses and health care assistants.
Contributes to Nursing ‘Best Practice’ by assisting in identifying recurrent nursing problems and implementing evidence-based practices.
Participate and co-operate with initiatives to maintain Hospital accreditation, including assisting with data collection.
Deputise for the CNMs, as requested and plan/delegate staff workload in accordance with the needs of the Department.
Ensure all adverse occurrences and /or difficulties concerning patients and staff are reported to CNM./Director of Nursing, documenting full details as per Hospital Policy.
Participate in Hospital’s Performance Review and Development System/Process.
Monitor, report and, in association with the CNM II, take appropriate corrective action on matters which
(a) may not be in keeping with acceptable standard
(b) may inhibit the efficient operation or damage the reputation of the Hospital
Maintain own education records and participate in ongoing professional development/education.
Ensure effective and efficient use of resources at all times.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required by the Clinical Nurse Manager.
In the course of your employment you may have access to or hear information concerning the personal or medical affairs of staff/patients or other health service business; such records and information are strictly confidential and unless acting on the instruction of an authorised person, on no account must personal information concerning staff, patients or the hospital be divulged or discussed except in the performance of normal duties.
This job description and staff rota is subject to periodic revision following discussion with the postholder.
Policies and Procedures
The duties and responsibilities of this post will be undertaken in accordance with the policies, procedures and practices of the Private Hospital in Dublin, which may be amended from time to time.
Be a Registered General Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)
Have at least one years relevant experience.
Have experience of working in a multi-professional environment.
IT Skills is desirable.
Apply with CV for further details.