Clinical Nurse Manager 1 - ICU

Dublin South
€ 45,969 - 57,995 Per year
Full time
Permanent, Contract
Job level
Manager, Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Qualified (non-manager)
7 Apr 2020
10 Sep 2020

Job Description

Job Title ; CNM1

Department Intensive Care Unit

Reports to ; Nurse Manager

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

Coordinates and directs the daily patient care operations of the Intensive Care Unit.

Analyses workloads and skill requirements to meet patient care needs.

Assesses staff competencies and makes patient care assignments.

Delegates appropriate tasks to appropriate personnel, consistent with legal and professional guidelines and departmental standards.

Maintains clear communications with the Nurse Manager regarding unit needs and incidents.

Serves as a resource person on the unit.

Assists with patient care as needed.

Identifies appropriate internal controls for department; provides mechanisms to monitor and enforce compliance.

Performs related duties as required.

Clinical Responsibilities

The post holder will be familiar with and adhere to The Professional Scope of Practice Framework (NMBI 2000).

The post holder will partake in the Total Quality Management processes thereby contributing to:

The identification of quality, policy & guideline issues.

The evaluation of current practices to best practice.

The setting of standards utilising structure, process and outcome.

All hospital, regional and national audit processes.

The Hospital Wide Accreditation Cycle.

Person Specification


NMBI Registered General Nurse licence in good standing.


Five years clinical ICU experience preferred.

Must possess teaching abilities, leadership qualities, professional judgment, critical thinking and problem solving abilities, and a sense of professional development.

Must demonstrate multi-tasking ability.

Use effective time management skills.

Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge


Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Motivated and an innovative approach to job.

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

Effective communication skills including the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.

Have an understanding of change management.

Planning and Organising

Demonstrate evidence of effective planning, organising and time management skills.

Have flexible approach to internal rotations, rostering, e.g. night duty, theatre on call, attitude to work.


Demonstrate evidence of recent and relevant experience in the specialised area and in an acute hospital setting.

Knowledge of new developments in specialised area.

Knowledge of national strategies where appropriate to nursing care.

Patient and Customer Focus

Focus on quality.

Demonstrate evidence of ability to empathise with and treat patients, relatives and colleagues with dignity and respect.

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