Paediatric Staff Nurse

Dublin South
Trinity Recruitment €35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Full time
Staff Nurse, Senior Staff Nurse/Senior Sister, Newly Registered Nurse
16 Jan 2024
16 Jul 2024

Job Description

Our client hospital in South Dublin has an excellent opportunity with starting bonus of up to 5,000 euros.

Job Title: Paediatric Staff Nurse

Department: Paediatrics

Reports to: CNM2 Paediatrics

Overall Purpose of Job

The purpose of the staff nurse, Paediatric Ambulatory Care is to provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

§ Excellent Communication and clinical judgement skills to enhance the referral process from General Practitioners (GPs)/Multidisciplinary Team Members to Paediatrics Ambulatory Service.

§ Become competent in the assessment/triage of children for review by appointment by appropriate Consultant as required.

§ Assist GPs in the appropriate triage of children to ensure appropriate referrals to service.

§ Analyze workloads and skill requirements to meet patient/family care needs.

§ Deputize for the Clinical Coordinator in their absence

§ Serves as a resource person for other staff, family and patients attending the Service.

§ Assists with the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care as required.

§ Provides direct care to assigned paediatric patients and adult patients.

§ This role requires the post holder to be competent to take charge at night.

§ Takes the nursing history, summarises data, and states nursing diagnoses or patient care needs.

§ Observes and records signs, symptoms, and behaviours, including the physiological status of patients; presents the assessment of changes, the proposed revision of interventions, and desired outcomes.

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

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

§ Performs admission, discharge and transfer procedures, and assists others with patient's activities and care.

§ Executes consultants’ orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administers medications and treatments.

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

§ Independently performs duties and assumes responsibility for care of assigned patients.

§ Performs techniques and routines in the specialty service area.

§ Performs or assists others to perform proper aseptic techniques, isolation procedures, and infection control measures.

§ Documents nursing care in all assigned patient records.

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

§ Evaluates care given including the patient response.

§ Reassesses and documents the proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes.

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

§ Reviews documentation of instructions, teaching topics, and patient response with the Head Nurse or designee.

§ Adheres to internal controls established for department.

§ Performs ad hoc duties as required.

Person Specification


§ NMBI Children’s registration

§ NMBI General registration desirable

§ Current PALS or willing to undertake within 12 months.


§ Paediatric nursing experience preferred.

§ Must demonstrate multi-tasking ability.

§ Must have achieved English fluency in all manners of communication.

§ Use effective time management skills.

§ Good computer skills

Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge


§ Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

§ Motivated and an innovative approach to job.

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Ref: RPN

Job Details

Paediatric Staff Nurse

Dublin Southd Trinity Recruitment
€35000.0 - 55000.0 Per year
Job level
Staff Nurse, Senior Staff Nurse/Senior Sister, Newly Registered Nurse
Full time
16 Jan 2024
16 Jul 2024

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