Staff Nurse ; Surgical Day Unit

Trinity Recruitment € 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€ 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
19 Oct 2022
19 Apr 2023

Job Description

Overall Purpose of Job

We will provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

To provide professional nursing skills in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care for assigned patients.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

Provide direct care to assigned patients.

Take the nursing history, summarise data, and state nursing diagnoses and patient care needs.

Observe and record signs, symptoms, and behaviours, including the physiological status of patients; present the assessment of changes, the proposed revision of interventions, and desired outcomes.

Follow policy for activating an individualised plan of care for newly admitted patients.

Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures, and assist others with patient's activities and care.

Execute physician's orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administer medications and treatments.

Notify appropriate nursing and medical staff to changes in the patient's status.

Independently perform duties and assume responsibility for care of assigned patients.

Perform techniques and routines in the specialty service area.

Perform or assist others to perform proper aseptic techniques, isolation procedures, and infection control measures.

Document nursing care in all assigned patient records.

Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.

Evaluate care given including the patient response.

Reassess and document the proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes.

Demonstrate ability to assess patient's understanding of and compliance with instructions and health care teaching.

Review documentation of instructions, teaching topics, and patient response with the Nurse Manager or designee.

Adhere to internal controls established for department.

Clinical Responsibilities

The post holder will be familiar with and adhere to The Professional Scope of Practice Framework (NMBI 2000).

The post holder will ensure:

The patients’ needs are individually assessed.

A care plan and evaluation process is planned and implemented.

The patient’s families or significant others are involved as appropriate.

Patients are cared for in the optimum clinical environment, adhering to all nursing and hospital wide policies and guidelines.

Full nursing participation in and supervision of patient’s meal and special dietary requirements.

Visiting time policies are adhered to.

Delegation is appropriate to the skill level and knowledge of the individual to whom the task is delegated.

Documentation is recorded in a professional, legible and timely fashion.

Person Specification


NMBI Registered General Nurse licence in good standing.


2 years acute nursing experience .

Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge


Demonstrate ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach to job.

Communication Interpersonal Skills

Demonstrate effective communication skills including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.

Demonstrate an understanding of change management.

Planning Organising

Demonstrate evidence of effective planning, organising and time management skills.

Demonstrate flexible approach – to internal rotations, rostering e.g. night duty, theatre on call, attitude to work.


Demonstrate evidence of recent and relevant experience in the specialised area and in an acute hospital setting.

Demonstrate knowledge of new developments in specialised area.

Demonstrate knowledge of national strategies where appropriate to nursing care.

Patient Customer Focus

Demonstrate a focus on quality.

Demonstrate evidence of ability to empathise with and treat patients, relatives and colleagues with dignity and respect.

Ref: RGNs

Job Details

Staff Nurse ; Surgical Day Unit

Dublind Trinity Recruitment
€ 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff
Full time
19 Oct 2022
19 Apr 2023

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