Director of Nursing role for state-of-the-art Nursing home

Trinity Recruitment € 75000.0 - 95000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€ 75000.0 - 95000.0 Per year
Full time
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
29 Nov 2020
29 May 2021

Job Description


Our clients flagship State of the art Nursing Home in Kildare is accepting applications for the top job of Director of Nursing.

They are seeking applicants with experience in a similar role or an ADON seeking to step up to the role may be of interest also.

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 management 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 to Apply or call Maria on (01) Apply

Ref: DON

Job Details

Director of Nursing role for state-of-the-art Nursing home

Kildared Trinity Recruitment
€ 75000.0 - 95000.0 Per year
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
29 Nov 2020
Permanent, Contract, Bank
29 May 2021

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