Assistant Director Of Nursing - Dublin

Dublin
Servisource €63000.0 - 73000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€63000.0 - 73000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
26 Jan 2024
Closes
23 Jul 2024

Job Description

The successful candidate is primarily responsible for the provision of a high quality and safe nursing service across the hospital.  This will involve professional leadership to nursing staff at all levels, providing professional advice, contributing to the development and implementation of Nursing policy and strategy, ensuring achievement of its objectives and proactively developing nursing roles in accordance with the needs of the patients.  He/she will operationalize the core values of Nursing by ensuring the patient experience in wards/departments/units is of the highest possible standard at all times with particular emphasis on dignity, kindness and compassion. 

  • Provides professional leadership to all nursing staff fostering a culture which values continuing professional development and strives for excellence in the delivery of patient care and quality improvement in line with Joint Commission International Accreditation Standards for Hospitals. 
  • Ensures a culture of nursing leadership, development, innovation and living the hospital values is embedded and promoted across all clinical areas/departments and acts as a professional role model for all nurses at all times.
  • Collaborates and works with ADON colleagues in leading on the development and implementation of nursing aspects of the hospital’s strategy and provides advice as required on nursing and patient experience issues, in accordance with local and national policy.
  • Works collaboratively with other professional leads in developing a culture which embeds clinical quality and patient safety, and monitors its effectiveness to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Builds an environment of excellence and innovation that empowers nurses to be active participants in the multidisciplinary team hospital wide.
  • Identifies opportunities for developing nursing roles in order to positively impact on the patient experience and maximize the potential of individual staff members or teams.
  • Responds to the direction/lead of the Director of Nursing and works in collaboration with him/her on all professional nursing issues across the hospital as required.

Management

  • Leads and manages the senior nursing team in the assigned areas of responsibility, which promotes leadership attitudes and clinical leadership capability at all levels in nursing in the hospital. Also, undertaking regular performance review and overseeing personal/professional development plans.
  • Works in partnership with the Director of Nursing and Hospital CEO in balancing the challenges of providing high quality, safe services, with excellent outcomes and in a way that delivers efficiencies and meets the expectations of patients and the public. 
  • Participate fully in the duty roster set up by the Director of Nursing including supporting and deputizing for the Director of Nursing as required.
  • Collaborates and works with ADON colleagues on the review of workforce plans for Nursing and on quarterly nursing staffing level reviews in the hospital.
  • Monitors nursing budgets and effectively manages human resources within the service to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix are in place while agency and overtime spend are controlled and fully accounted for.
  • In collaboration with the Director of Nursing manages nursing recruitment, retention, absenteeism & professional development to ensure efficient and effective delivery of patient care.
  • Provides mentorship, coaching, supervision and shadowing opportunities to Nursing and Health Care Assistants and Support Workers in order to support their development.
  • Collaborates with other staff in key leadership roles to support the achievement of the organisation’s strategic financial and operational goals.
  • Maintain accurate daily and weekly records on the Time and Attendance Management system including attendance/annual leave/sick leave/absenteeism/maternity leave/bank hours to be processed by Payroll Department.
  • Ensure all mandatory training is completed within specified time frames.
  • Attend Management Meetings – Heads of Department; Clinical Nurse Managers as appropriate and serve on working groups or committees deemed appropriate to the role.
  • Develop and maintain good communication throughout the nursing teams and others involved directly or indirectly with patient care to ensure a patient focused serviceReceive reports on patients’ progress during the 24 hour period from nursing staff and relay to the Director/Assistant Director of Nursing at each change of shift.
  • Out of Hours – take responsibility for Bed Management in the absence of the Bed Utilisation/Scheduling Manager.

Quality, Patient Safety & Risk Service

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Ref: JO-2401-528034

Job Details

Assistant Director Of Nursing - Dublin

Dublind Servisource
Pay
€63000.0 - 73000.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
26 Jan 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Jul 2024

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