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Senior Staff Nurse

Located in the picturesque village of Kilcoole, in the ‘Garden Of Ireland’, Wicklow is a state of the art new nursing home comprising elegant ensuite bedrooms, spacious dining and lounge facilities and an abundance of residential amenities.

We are now looking to grow our healthcare team and are inviting applications for the role of Senior Staff Nurse. In this role, you will be a part of a new team, helping to grow and develop the home over the coming months.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise, lead and manage staff, delegating and allocating duties as necessary.
  • Ensure that all residents are treated with dignity, privacy and respect and ensuring they are treated as individuals.
  • Understand the Named Nurse concept, its function, and implementation and ensure that all relevant documentation is maintained.
  • Establish a personal and meaningful relationship with all residents, relatives and visitors, ensuring appropriate support and comfort is given at all times, especially to the bereaved.
  • Ensure all policies are known and adhered to by all staff. 
  • Maintain clear, concise and accurate records within the home in accordance with legislation and our facility Standards
  • Ensures the agreed policies and procedures for the control, administration and custody of all drugs and medicines are adhered to.
  • Knowledge and awareness of HIQA standards and ability to participate in inspection process.
  • Ensure all admissions to the home are carried out correctly and all appropriate documentation completed.
  • Liaise with health care professionals as necessary regarding the discharge of a resident to the community to ensure continuity of care.

Qualifications

  • First level registration.
  • Previous managerial training / experience, an advantage.
  • Registered on the NMBI  live register.

Person Specification / Skills / Attributes:

  • Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills.
  • Sound decision making ability.
  • Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work well and promote a team environment.
  • Results driven.

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