Staff Nurse Intensive Care Unit

Dublin
Pay
€ 28768.0 - 45800.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent, Contract, Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Newly qualified
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
31 Dec 2020

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Staff nurse for an ICU role for their state-of-the-art Private Dublin hospital

Qualifications

NMBI Registered General Nurse licence.

Experience

1 year Critical Care experience preferred.

Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge

Teamwork

Demonstrate ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Demonstrate motivation and an innovative approach to job.

Communication & Interpersonal Skills

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

Demonstrate an understanding of change management.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

Provide direct care to assigned patients.

Take the nursing history, summarise data, and state nursing diagnoses and patient care needs.

Observe and record signs, symptoms, and behaviours, including the physiological status of patients; present the assessment of changes, the proposed revision of interventions, and desired outcomes.

Follows policy for activating an individualised plan of care for newly admitted patients.

Deliver designated nursing interventions to assigned patients that are consistent with the stated medical plan of care.

Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures, and assist others with patient's activities and care.

Execute physician's orders for all assigned patients; safely and properly administer medications and treatments.

Notify appropriate nursing and medical staff to changes in the patient's status.

Independently perform duties and assume responsibility for care of assigned patients.

Perform techniques and routines in the specialty service area.

Perform or assist others to perform proper aseptic techniques, isolation procedures, and infection control measures.

Document nursing care in all assigned patient records.

Maintain patient's privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times.

Evaluate care given including the patient response.

Reassess and document the proposed revision of interventions and desired outcomes.

Demonstrate ability to assess patient's understanding of and compliance with instructions and health care teaching.

Review documentation of instructions, teaching topics, and patient response with the Nurse Manager or designee.

Adhere to internal controls established for department.

Perform related duties as required.

Planning and Organising

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

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

Knowledge

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

Demonstrate knowledge of new developments in specialised area.

Demonstrate knowledge of national strategies where appropriate to nursing care.

Maintain up to date certificates in BLS and ACLS.

Patient and Customer Focus

Demonstrate a focus on quality.

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

Apply with CV for further details

Ref: RGN ICU

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