Clinical Facilitator - ICU

Dublin
Trinity Recruitment € 55000.0 - 70000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 55000.0 - 70000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
28 Aug 2021
Closes
28 Feb 2022

Job Description

Job Title; Clinical Facilitator - ICU

Department ; Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Reports to ; Nurse Managers, Intensive Care Unit

Overall Purpose of Job

To facilitate the achievement of the Hospital’s mission to provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do

To enhance outcomes for patients by assessment of standards of Nursing and Health Care Assistant practice, the planning and implementation of appropriate education and professional development

The role embraces the promotion of continuous practice development, utilising the skills of collaboration, networking and effective relationship building (Thornbury, 1999, McCormack et al, 1999, Manley, 2000)

Providing a quality educational and supportive service to ICU Nursing staff and the Hospitals New Graduate Training and Development Programme.

The coordination and management of up to date educational/ clinical programmes for relevant staff

The goal of the ICU Clinical Facilitator is to enhance clinical practice by supporting RN’s within ICU to develop the necessary skills to deliver skilled nursing care for all patients. That all ICU RN’s and HCA’s will successfully complete their probationary period within the agreed timeframe. This will be done in collaboration with the ICU manager

Facilitates the training of all ICU and hospital staff in Code Blue and preparation for ACLS course

This role is a clinical one which requires direct supervision of perceptees working in clinical practice with patients. There will be an identified time frame of four weeks for all perceptees. This may be reviewed based on their previous Clinical experience and initial assessment carried out in the two week orientation to ICU

Be responsible for the coordination of a regular schedule of education, and professional development

Participate in teams /meetings/committees as appropriate communicating and working in cooperation with other team members

Develop appropriate systems in the streamlining of education and practice development

Record keeping in accordance with professional standards

Adhere to and contribute to the development and maintenance of nursing standards, Protocols and Guidelines consistent with the highest standards of patient care

Evaluate and manage the implementation of best practice policy and procedures

Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation

Promote the guidelines for safety and best practice laid down by the Hospital policies, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland guidelines and relevant acts such as the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Data protection Act 1988 and 2003

Assign time to engage directly in practice in order to keep pace with changes and provide enabling process for staff to achieve their goals`

Develop appropriate systems in the streamlining of education, practice development, audit data collection and reporting.

Time allocated for clinical practice facilitation is illustrated in table below:

Time allocated per week

75% of time working directly with staff in clinical practice

29.25 hours

25% Administration, preparation for training and facilitation of in-service education

9.75 hours

Clinical Adaptation Programme:

· Be knowledgeable about the Clinical Adaptation and Assessment programme and the clinical experiences required to meet the needs of the programme.

· Support the coordination of the candidates’ orientation week..

· Coordinate the adaptees induction to the ICU. Ensures that the clinical adaptation candidates learning requirements, outcomes and required competencies are achieved within the time frame set by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

Qualifications

· Candidates must be registered in the General Division of the Register of Nurses kept by An Bord Altranais (NMBI).

· Post graduate degree or equivalent in ICU Nursing

· Masters in Clinical practice or similar is essential

· Alert course desirable

Experience

· Minimum of 5 years acute experience, 5 of which should be in an ICU setting

· Possess the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.

· Evidence of teaching practice in the clinical setting is desirable.

Apply with CV here for further information

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Job Details

Clinical Facilitator - ICU

Dublind Trinity Recruitment
Pay
€ 55000.0 - 70000.0 Per year
Job level
Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager, Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
28 Aug 2021
Type
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Closes
28 Feb 2022

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