Staff Nurse Theatre

CPL Healthcare €33000.0 - 49000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€33000.0 - 49000.0 Per year
Full time
13 Mar 2024
10 Sep 2024

Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Ensure the delivery of the highest possible standard of care to all patients.
  • Act as preceptor to pre-registration students, mentor new clinical staff and new non-clinical staff. Support and guide all colleagues when needed.
  • Liaise with link lecturers from affiliated nurse education departments with particular regard to developing and maintaining the Hospitals as a recognised learning environment for student nurses.
  • Develop and maintain effective communication and interpersonal relationships with all members of the multi-disciplinary team to ensure a good team spirit and collaborative working practices.
  • Support the clinical nurse manager by meeting agreed responsibilities as set out by the Assistant Director of Nursing or the Director of Nursing at any time.
  • Identify and discuss nursing/patient needs with consultants/nursing team, multidisciplinary team, patients, and carers.
  • Ensure that the highest possible standards of patient care and patient safety are maintained at all times.
  • Maintain high standards of communication, both written and verbal at all times. Have a working knowledge of all NMBI publications to include the Scope of Practice Framework and Code of Professional Misconduct.
  • Maintain own professional registration and submit to HR department for verification yearly.
  • Develop and maintain a high level of knowledge of the following and always practice within the guidelines and policies written at both unit and hospital level:

-Clinical risk reporting policy

-Occupational Health

-Facilities Management

-Patient Moving and Handling

-Resuscitation / Basic Life Support

-Health and Safety

Quality & Audit:

  • Participate and lead as required in clinical audit and research activity within the field, promoting a positive attitude towards the implementation of evidence- based practice.
  • Undertake research/ clinical audit as necessary, critically analyse and provide written reports of the same.
  • Participate in local audits in preparation for annual accreditation.
  • Work closely with the Quality and Patient Safety team, ensuring the department is meeting accreditation standards at all times.


Health and Safety:

  • To uphold the Hospital’s policy requirements in relation to Fire, Infection Control, Radiation Safety and Health and Safety at work regulations and to attend updates.
  • Identify potential risks for all staff, patients and visitors and adhere to relevant incident reporting procedures.
  • To observe a general duty of care for the health, safety and well-being of self, work colleagues, visitors and patients within the hospital, in addition to any specific risk management associated with this post.


Professional / Education:

  • Develop the necessary skills to enable you to act as shift co-ordinator /Team Leader. This will include the assessment and allocation of workload to maintain patient and staff safety at all times.
  • Manage your workload appropriately to ensure that patient care needs are met, and that you and your colleagues are able to take an allocated break.
  • Develop appropriate IT skills to enable you to work in an efficient manner within the clinical environment and have a working knowledge of Isoft.
  • Continually risk assesses the theatre environment to ensure the safety of all patients, relatives and staff members. Report any accidents, incidents or complaints according to the Hospitals Guidelines and Policies.
  • Practice and demonstrate research based nursing care, maintaining personal and professional development.
  • Undertake any specific training required to perform your role e.g. use of equipment, administration of specialist medication.


 Qualifications & Experience  

  • Be a registered general nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).
  • At least two year’s post-registration theatre experience is essential.
  • Evidence of ongoing CPD.
  • Holding a relevant theatre qualification is desirable.

  • Compensation – Competitive pay for the work employees do – base pay, performance related pay and premium pay where applicable.
  • Benefits – Fully paid maternity and paternity leave for new parents. Competitive Pension Plan, company funded Death in Service Benefit x 3 times. Critical Illness cover for all employees up to the age of 66.
  • Performance and Recognition – Rewards for performance that supports the goals and mission of UPMC through ou

Ref: JO-2403-531744

Job Details

Staff Nurse Theatre

Waterfordd CPL Healthcare
€33000.0 - 49000.0 Per year
Job level
Full time
13 Mar 2024
10 Sep 2024

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