Clinical Facilitator - ICU - Dublin
- € 0.00 - 0.00 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 13 Jan 2020
- 10 Feb 2020
Search Talent are recruiting an ICU Clinical Facilitator for a private hospital in Dublin.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
To facilitate the achievement of the Hospital's mission to provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do
To enhance outcomes for patients by assessment of standards of Nursing and Health Care Assistant practice, the planning and implementation of appropriate education and professional development
The role embraces the promotion of continuous practice development, utilising the skills of collaboration, networking and effective relationship building (Thornbury, 1999, McCormack et al, 1999, Manley, 2000)
Providing a quality educational and supportive service to ICU Nursing staff and the hospitals New Graduate Training and Development Programme.
The coordination and management of up to date educational/ clinical programmes for relevant staff
The goal of the ICU Clinical Facilitator is to enhance clinical practice by supporting RN's within ICU to develop the necessary skills to deliver skilled nursing care for all patients. That all ICU RN's and HCA's will successfully complete their probationary period within the agreed timeframe. This will be done in collaboration with the ICU manager
Facilitates the training of all ICU and hospital staff in Code Blue and preparation for ACLS course
This role is a clinical one which requires direct supervision of perceptees working in clinical practice with patients. There will be an identified time frame of four weeks for all perceptees. This may be reviewed based on their previous Clinical experience and initial assessment carried out in the two week orientation to ICU
Be responsible for the coordination of a regular schedule of education, and professional development
Participate in teams /meetings/committees as appropriate communicating and working in cooperation with other team members
Develop appropriate systems in the streamlining of education and practice development
Record keeping in accordance with professional standards
Adhere to and contribute to the development and maintenance of nursing standards, Protocols and Guidelines consistent with the highest standards of patient care
Evaluate and manage the implementation of best practice policy and procedures
Maintain professional standards in relation to confidentiality, ethics and legislation
Promote the guidelines for safety and best practice laid down by the Hospital policies, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland guidelines and relevant acts such as the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. Data protection Act 1988 and 2003
Assign time to engage directly in practice in order to keep pace with changes and provide enabling process for staff to achieve their goals`
Develop appropriate systems in the streamlining of education, practice development, audit data collection and reporting.
Time allocated per week:
75% of time working directly with staff in clinical practice (29.25 hours).
25% Administration, preparation for training and facilitation of in-service education (9.75 hours)
Candidates must be registered in the General Division of the Register of Nurses kept by An Bord Altranais (NMBI).
Post graduate degree or equivalent in ICU Nursing
Masters in Clinical practice or similar is essential
Alert course desirable
Minimum of 5 years acute experience, 5 of which should be in an ICU setting
Possess the clinical, managerial and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role.
Evidence of teaching practice in the clinical setting is desirable.
To apply, please send your CV to Kevin Bowler or call Apply.
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