Staff Nurse

Dublin
Pay
€ 40000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Nov 2020
Closes
20 Dec 2020

Job Description

Staff Nurse: Main Responsibilities

-Carry out effective care plans for residents and feedback any changes in the health of the residents to the Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Care Manager.

-Collaborate with the Health Care Assistants in preparing, developing, and implementing resident care plans

-Maintain a safe environment for residents, staff and visitors

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

-Contribute to a range of social, recreational and educational activities aimed at providing a stimulating environment for the residents

-Practice nursing according to the professional code of The Nursing and Midwifery Board and the policies and procedures of the company

-Maintains the safe and secure custody of controlled drugs.

-Evaluates resident progress towards expected outcomes and reviews plans in accordance with evaluation data in consultation with the resident/family.

-Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of legal and professional accountability with regard to medication management.

-Demonstrates knowledge and awareness of relevant statutes and legislation regarding the practice of prescribing, ordering, dispensing, storing, recording and supplying of medicinal products.

-Establishes and maintains a caring therapeutic interpersonal relationship with individual residents/families.

-Function effectively as link nurse in specialised area of nursing care as agreed with the Clinical Nurse manager/Assistant Care Manager.

-Facilitates the arrangements necessary and participates where appropriate, in education and training of other staff as directed.

-Documents all accidents/incidents, complaints.

Staff Nurse: Essential Qualifications

-Nursing Qualification

-Registration with The Nursing and Midwifery Board.

-Knowledge of Residential Care legislation including HIQA’s National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People in Ireland, JCI Standards and others as applicable.

-Demonstrate sound knowledge of the care needs of older people including people with dementia

Ref: 1392RM

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