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Senior Staff Nurse

Our facility, located in the heart of Killaloe town with picturesque views of the hills, provides the highest standards of care for its older community in a homely, friendly atmosphere, and supports residents to continue pursuing their chosen life style and interests.

We are now recruiting for a Senior Staff Nurse to join the team in our Killaloe, Co Clare location. 

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 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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