Director of Nursing - Waterford

Waterford
TTM Healthcare Solutions € 80000.0 - 100000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 80000.0 - 100000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Manager
Posted
24 Nov 2022
Closes
8 Dec 2022

Job Description

NEW STATE OF THE ART NURSING HOME OPENING JANUARY 2023 - CO. WATERFORD

POSITION : DIRECTOR OF NURSING

Our client a leading care home provider in Ireland are delighted to announce the opening of a new state of the art nursing home in January 2023. We are now inviting applications for the position of Director of Nursing. This 92-bed nursing home, located in Co. Waterford.

The new care home will offer a choice of leisure rooms in which residents can enjoy group activities from the varied and popular entertainment programme.

Supporting the Director of Nursing, each home has a dedicated team of staff nurses, senior healthcare assistants, healthcare assistants, activity coordinators, social care practitioners, allied healthcare professionals and ancillary staff, who's focus is to enhance the lives of the elderly residents in their care.


Duties Include :-

The Company's Quality of Care System.
Clinical practice in the home meets Regulations & 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 resident's fee income, funding source, fee arrears, personal allowance, financial records.
Management of the Community Unit's budget.
Understand 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 & 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.
Ensure all registered nurses employed in the Home are on the "live" NMBI Register.

What are the Qualifications Skills & Attributes required :-

Qualified RGN with at least 3 years' experience in the last 6 years in care of the older person.
Post registration management qualification in health or a related field.
No less than 3 years' experience in a management capacity in the health and social care area.
Registered on appropriate part of NMBI 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.


Benefits:

Salary (Depends on experience and the size of each care home)
Additional Benefits to include :-
PRSA Contribution : 5% of salary provided this is matched by employee
Target Bonus of €8K per annum based on occupancy and quality of care criteria
Death in service Cover : 2 x annual salary
Annual leave : 25 Days
Sick Pay Scheme


For more information on this role please contact Brenda on Applyor email your cv in confidence to Apply


TTM Healthcare Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Ref: J356423

Job Details

Director of Nursing - Waterford

Waterfordd TTM Healthcare Solutions
Pay
€ 80000.0 - 100000.0 Per year
Job level
Manager
Hours
Full time
Posted
24 Nov 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
8 Dec 2022

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