Clinical Nurse Manager
Are you ready for the next challenge in your life? Our client Nursing Home is looking for a Clinical Nurse Manager to join their team. The primary role of the Clinical Nurse Manager will be to support the Director of Nursing in clinical and professional leadership in the nursing and care team and to direct the team in the smooth running of resident care.
Roles and responsibilities:
•Ensure that the provision of a high standard of care to the resident and families in The Nursing Home is consistent with the mission, vision, values and strategic plan of The Nursing Home
•Demonstrate behaviour consistent with the values of the Nursing Home
•Participation in the overall management of the Nursing Home as part of the management team
•Plan, assess and deliver resident care, together with all members of the multidisciplinary care team
•Play an active role in resident education and be actively involved in Health Education and Promotion
•Encourage recognition of the resident as an individual; ensuring residents’ needs and comfort are given priority
•Communicate with relevant team regarding residents’ condition and relaying information and changes in Doctor instructions
•Communicates with relatives of residents and with visitors as requested.
•Attend / chair meetings as required and keep staff briefed on developments in The Nursing Home
•In the absence of the Director of Nursing the Clinical Nurse Manager shall undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in-Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and the Health information and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards.
•Oversee the organisation of the multi-disciplinary care team
•Co-ordinate the quality and safety system including all aspects of clinical risk management and resident involvement
•Participate with the orientation of all new care staff to The Nursing Home
•Be responsible for the management of care staff and appropriate dealing with regards to human resource issues.
•Undertake counselling and appraisal of trained staff as required
•Endeavour to keep abreast of recent trends in developments by reading widely. Be responsible for the development and supervision of staff
•Facilitate the arrangements necessary and participate where appropriate, in education and training of other staff as the need arises
•Be responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures
•Lead, by example, a professional, punctual and dedicated team.
•Create and promote open communications, healthy working relationships, and stimulate initiative among the team
•Motivate team members, by agreeing goals and objectives, through performance review
•To undertake such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of Nursing
•The foregoing should not be considered exhaustive
•Post Graduate Diploma in Gerontology
•Evidence of continuous professional development
•Minimum three years post graduate experience with a minimum of two years experience in Care of the Older Person.
•Have an in-depth knowledge of the ageing process
•Experience in Psycho geriatric Nursing Care/ Psychiatry/Adult Disabled
•Demonstrate sound knowledge and clinical nursing practice together with future trends in Care of Older Persons
•Shows evidence of current legislative policies pertinent to Care of the Older Persons
•Knowledge of organisation of health services and trends nationally and internationally
•Ability to source both theoretical and technical information
•Act as a good role model
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Has ability to manage change
•39 hours per week
•Salary €48,000 + (depending on level of experience)
Job Type: Permanent/full time
•Nursing: 3 years
•Care of Older Person: 2 years
- € 40,000 - 48,000 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
Posted 9 Jan 2017
Closes 28 Feb 2017
This job was posted to: Nursing home nurse