CNM1 Anaesthetics - state-of-the-art

Trinity Recruitment € 55000.0 - 65000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€ 55000.0 - 65000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
19 Oct 2022
19 Apr 2023

Job Description

Job Title ; CNM1 Anaesthetics

Department ; Anaesthesia / Theatre

Reports to ; Reports to: Theatre Manager

Accountable to: Head of Surgical Services

Overall Purpose of Job

The Mission of the Hospital is to provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

The Coordinator for Anaesthetics is accountable for the management and coordination of all nursing services within the Anaesthesia Department. He/ She will coordinate and provide effective leadership within a multidisciplinary team.

The Hospital has eight operating rooms for Orthopaedics, ENT, Plastics, Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Urology, General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spinal and Pediatric Surgery.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

The Coordinator for Anaesthetics will encompass a management, clinical and educational focus within the team and will facilitate and deliver quality patient care by effective and efficient management of resources by demonstrating professional leadership and clinical expertise

Be accountable for the nursing care of patients in the Peri-Operative and Peri-Anaesthesia environment

Provide a high level of professional and clinical leadership built on evidence based practice and ensure the service strives to attain high standards

Ensure the principles and practices of Risk Management are adhered to in the Peri-Operative/Peri-Anaesthesia environment and relevant healthcare settings

He/She will advance current nursing practice in Anaesthetics

Lead the Anaesthetics quality improvement programme and participate in interdepartmental QI activities

Liaise and collaborate with Consultants and other care providers to maximise patient outcomes and unit specific goals

Coordinator for Anaesthetics will provide leadership for nursing staff and ancillary staff within the department in line with current and future service demands and advances in Peri-Operative and Peri-Anaesthesia nursing

The Coordinator for Anaesthetics will manage the day to day operational issues and work closely with the Clinical Coordinator for Recovery to ensure cross training of staff, day-to-day coverage, and support in each area

Recruit and retain competent, compassionate staff and create a high performing team

Promote a safe work environment by accessibility of equipment and adequate supplies

Adjust staffing patterns to improve unit productivity

Identify appropriate quality controls and monitor and enforce compliance

Maintain good working relationships with other departments and with Consultants

Develop subordinates through the delegation of tasks and responsibilities

Demonstrate willingness to assist co-workers whenever needed

Person Specification


State Registered and on the live register of Nursing & Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).

Have completed a degree or postgraduate nursing course (Peri-Anaesthesia, Peri-Operative and / or Critical Care Nursing) or equivalent.

Management course is desirable.


Minimum of 5 years post registration experience in surgical setting essential , 3 of which must be in Anaesthetics

Management experience in theatre is desirable

Job Specific

Competencies and Knowledge

Demonstrate effective professional clinical leadership skills to include building followership, generating and initiating ideas

Practice an enabling management style which will facilitate effective communication, and be a role model for staff

Possess excellent organisational skills

Perform staff appraisals

Demonstrate the practice of teaching and assessing in the clinical area

Facilitate change management

Plan service needs of the department



Maintain professional updates to ensure the provision of quality service to patients and other users of the healthcare facilities

Identify own professional development needs in liaison with the Theatre Manager

Seek out educational programmes which will enhance and develop professional and clinical expertise

Have a commitment to professional organizations relating to Peri-Operative/Peri-Anaesthesia nursing in order to maintain up-to-date with new developments nationally and internationally

Carry out any other appropriate duties as designed by the Theatre Manager

Ref: cnm1

Job Details

CNM1 Anaesthetics - state-of-the-art

Dublind Trinity Recruitment
€ 55000.0 - 65000.0 Per year
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
19 Oct 2022
19 Apr 2023

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