Staff Nurse - Medical/Surgical role with top Dublin hospital

Trinity Recruitment € 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€ 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Full time
Staff Nurse, Senior Nurse, Senior Staff Nurse/Senior Sister
3 Aug 2023
3 Feb 2024

Job Description

Overall Purpose of Job

Provide professional nursing skills in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing care for assigned patients while providing exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

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

Work within professional guidelines as laid down by Nursing & Midwife Board of Ireland Code of Conduct for Nurses.

Carry out all Nursing practices in accordance with the Beacon Hospital Surgical and Medical Ward Policies; including the care, control and administration of medicines.

Collaborate with other staff in order to provide a high standard of nursing practice.

Maintain and update own knowledge continuously. This includes keeping up to date with mandatory training such as Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

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.

Maintain accurate nursing records and Surgical and Medical Ward records as per hospital policy.

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

Deliver designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.

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

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

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

Perform techniques and routines in the specialty service area.

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

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.

Be aware of the hazards which can occur within the Surgical/Medical Ward, i.e. electrical, chemical and transport, and initiate preventative measures.

Monitor and supervise the safe maintenance of equipment – reporting problems to the Clinical Coordinator or their deputy.

Be prepared to assist with the generation of duty rosters by providing flexibility to allow for effective staffing cover to meet the needs of the department.

Rotate within all specialities as required by the Nursing Manager.

Discuss any problems or potential problems with the Clinical Coordinator or Nurse in Charge

Ensure that the patients’ next of kin are involved as appropriate.

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

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


NMBI Registered General Nurse licence.


1 year Surgical Ward experience preferred.

Demonstrate the ability to work as an independent practitioner and to work as a team member.

Job Specific

Competencies and Knowledge Teamwork

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

Demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach to job.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

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

Planning and 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 and Customer Focus

Demonstrate a focus on quality.

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

Must be prepared to partake in the Total Quality Management processes which include a positive reporting culture.

Personal Competencies

Must be willing to engage in on-going professional development.

Demonstrate leadership and competence in nursing practice.

Deliver an efficient and effective quality nursing care within his or her Scope of Practice.

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Job Details

Staff Nurse - Medical/Surgical role with top Dublin hospital

Dublind Trinity Recruitment
€ 35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Job level
Staff Nurse, Senior Nurse, Senior Staff Nurse/Senior Sister
Full time
3 Aug 2023
3 Feb 2024

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