Staff Nurse - Ambulatory Care For Kids

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 hospital is inviting applications for a Staff Nurse ; Ambulatory Care For Kids .

Department ; Paediatrics

Reports to ; Paediatric Service Manager

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Overall Purpose of Job

The purpose of the staff nurse, Paediatric Ambulatory Care is to provide exceptional patient care in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all we do.

Key Responsibilities and Deliverables

§ Excellent Communication and clinical judgement skills to enhance the referral process from General Practitioners (GPs)/Multidisciplinary Team Members to new Paediatric Ambulatory Service.

§ Become competent in the assessment/triage of children for review by appointment by appropriate Consultant as required.

§ Assist GPs in the appropriate triage of children to ensure appropriate referrals to service.

§ Analyse workloads and skill requirements to meet patient/family care needs.

§ Deputize for the Clinical Coordinator in their absence

§ Serves as a resource person for other staff, family and patients attending the Service.

§ Assists with the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care as required.

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

§ The identification of quality/policy/guidelines required and to develop same.

§ The evaluation of current practices to achieve best practice.

§ Participate in the evaluation of care provided by contributing to the process of satisfaction surveys and follow-up calls as required.

§ The setting of standards utilising structure, process and outcome.

§ All hospital, regional and national audit processes relating to KPI’s and clinical need.

§ The Hospital Wide Accreditation Cycle.

§ Health Promotion initiatives such as Asthma Care, auto inject use etc.

Managerial Responsibilities:

§ Manage direct enquiries from GPs about children requiring appointments.

§ Manage and plan for the safety needs of children attending the service and ensuring safe transfer of children under direct supervision of a parent/guardian between other departments.

§ Become competent in the assessment/triage of patients for review by appointment with relevant Consultant.

§ Demonstrate knowledge and competence in all relevant hospital policies and guidelines.

§ Efficient recording of all necessary documentation.

§ Participate in relevant organizational meetings regarding the Paediatric Ambulatory Service.

§ Ensure follow-up care of the child/family are arranged following consultation, communicate is communicated as required i.e. Dietician, Physiotherapy or Speech & Language.

§ Ensure effective communication of any follow-up care and results are communicated to the child’s parent/guardian in an appropriate manner and within the nurse’s scope of practice.

Qualification

§ NMBI Children’s & General Nurse registration in good standing.

§ Current PALS or willing to undertake within 12 months.

Experience

§ Paediatric nursing experience preferred.

§ Must demonstrate multi-tasking ability.

§ Must have achieved English fluency in all manners of communication.

§ Use effective time management skills.

Job Specific Competencies and Knowledge

Teamwork

§ 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 & Organising

§ Demonstrate evidence of effective planning, organizing and time management skills.

§ Have flexible approach to working hours in order to meet service demands.

Knowledge

§ Demonstrate evidence of recent and relevant experience in paediatrics.

§ Knowledge of new developments in specialized area.

§ Knowledge of national strategies where appropriate to nursing care.

Apply with CV for further details

Ref: RGN PAEDS

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