Community Nurse

South Dublin
VHI Healthcare €40000.0 - 50000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€40000.0 - 50000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Staff Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Charge Nurse
Posted
27 Mar 2024
Closes
27 Apr 2024

Job Description

Community Staff Nurse

Due to expansion in our Hospital & Home service, there are a number of full-time, permanent Community Staff Nurse vacancies have arisen within our South Leinster team. The successful candidates will ensure implementation of care plans for each patient at the appropriate time and feedback any changes in the health of the patients to their respective Clinical Nurse Manager. While also working to the highest clinical standards ensuring patient safety by adhering to Vhi Applyome clinical policies and procedures.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Review allocated visits by the Clinical Nurse Manager for any given day on duty on the evening prior to shift.

Provide handover to community staff nurse colleagues on completion of rostered working day (if not on duty the day following).

Prioritise the workload of the day, and organise resources as required. 

Provide current information on the health status of their allocated patient to the Clinical Nurse Manager and Vhi Applyome Community Physician.

Collaborate with patients and the multi-disciplinary teams to facilitate appropriate continuity of care.

Check the patient’s vital signs at each visit.

Perform Cannulation and Venepuncture when required, to the highest clinical standards. 

Access and maintain CVAD lines as per protocol.

Administer IV Therapies and Medications to patients to the highest clinical and ethical standards.

Provide and complete Wound care (both general and specialised wound care). 

Adhere to infection control policies and procedures at all times.

Adhere to evidence-based practice, using a care planning approach to nursing care. 

Document, Chart and Report their findings on the Patient EPR and to the Clinical Nurse Manager in keeping with established guidelines and protocols.

Maintain accurate and detailed records and the return all patient files and records to head office.

The successful candidate must have:

General Nursing Qualification

Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Minimum 3 years post registration experience with clinical experience in medical or surgical setting

Excellent knowledge and experience administering Intravenous Therapies

Demonstrate sound knowledge of caring for medical/surgical patients

A clear desire and proven capability to work on your own initiative in a clinically challenging and protocol led environment.

A proven interest in advanced nursing practices, and a high level of attention to detail.

Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.

Ability to work independently and provide regular feedback

Demonstrate Alignment with Vhi Values.

Vhi is an equal opportunities employer.

Accessibility

If you are a candidate with a disability and encounter difficulty accessing any part of this website or wish to discuss any matter relating to the accessibility of our building or services, please contact 

Reasonable Accommodations

Our commitment is to make any reasonable accommodation for you in the recruitment process to give you the best opportunity to perform to your optimum in the application, test, and interview process. 

Ref: CSN - H&H South Leinster

Job Details

Community Nurse

South Dublind VHI Healthcare
Pay
€40000.0 - 50000.0 Per year
Job level
Staff Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Charge Nurse
Hours
Full time
Posted
27 Mar 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
27 Apr 2024

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