Clinical Nurse Manager - Louth

louth
Servisource €45000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€45000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
26 Jan 2024
Closes
23 Jul 2024

Job Description

To deputise for the Person in Charge & Deputy PIC in their absence

• To support the PIC in their role and to take on such responsibilities and tasks as agreed in advance

• To stay up to date with clinical and management topics and to take an active interest in the PIC sector nationally and internationally.

• To be the senior nurse on duty and to lead the other nurses and all support staff by effective leadership and inclusive management techniques.

• To advocate for the residents of the home

Adheres to the NMBI code of professional conduct for nurses, midwifes and health visitors, maintaining professionalism at all times. Using as guidelines for practice NMBI advisory documents.

• Adhere to the policies in the best interest of residents and staff. Compulsory attendance at movement and handling, first aid, fire lectures and fire drills. Also, to support carers and provide toolbox training.

• To be responsible for the prescription and supervision of the delivery of nursing care to residents within the nursing home, ensuring at all times an optimum standard of care.

• To identify residents specific problems, prescribe nursing intervention using an appropriate model of care e.g.: Roper, Logan & Tierney & Orems model of care and to evaluate care on a regular basis e.g.: monthly and amend care plans accordingly. Also to check the cares activities of daily living (blue book) on a weekly basis to ensure they are completed correctly

• To participate in the induction of other staff as required and contribute to on going training programmes within the nursing home, demonstrating procedures, imparting knowledge and supervising RN’s Carers and Ancillary staff on a daily basis.

• Participate in the assessment on admission of patients, planning and evaluation of individualised Care plans (using appropriate model of nursing care) ensuring an optimum standard of care is maintained for each patient.

• To actively promote and implement the concept of individualised patient care within the Nursing Home and to liaise and report on a regular basis to the Person in Charge on all aspects of patient care.

• Administer medications as prescribed and record same order medications as prescribed (monthly, record delivery, store safely as per policy). To Check the MDA recording book is correct and to check the MARS and Kardex’s are correct on a weekly basis. To complete the medication management audit on a quarterly basis.

• Take bloods as requested by GP and record transfer to lab. Record results when returned in nursing notes and file results in patients/GP’s file.

• Perform all nursing procedures as per best practice and company policy.

• Develop good communication channels with the Person in Charge, with relatives of patients, all other visiting health care professionals e.g. GP’s in the interest of the residents well being.

• Is economic with the utilisation of resources in order that the optimum standard of care can be achieved for each patient and encourages other staff to be equally economic with resources.

• Provides written reports on untoward incidents and complaints at the request of the Person in Charge, secretary or general manager.

• Ensures that a ‘home-like’ environment and atmosphere is maintained where the resident is seen as the central figure in all decision making, ensuring that their right to individuality, privacy, dignity, independence and choice is updated at all times.

• To ensure strict confidentiality of information regarding patients is adhered to.

• Participates in announced/unannounced visits from the care management team and inspectors from the registration and inspector unit. Environment health, fire authority, HSE and mental health commission if applicable etc. Provide nursing notes, registration book, accident/incident book storage of Dr’s and nursing notes. Respond to questions on all related issues- Drugs D.D.A.s drug recording sheets/prescription sheets.

• To ensure that the Nursing Documentation relating to patient care is in accordance with correct standards.

• To develop and promote good relationships with residents, families, and carers.

• To comply with any reasonable request from the Person in Charge in the best interest of the residents and the company.

Ref: JO-2401-528112

Job Details

Clinical Nurse Manager - Louth

louthd Servisource
Pay
€45000.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
26 Jan 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Jul 2024

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