Assistant Director of Nursing - Kilkenny

County Kilkenny
TTM Healthcare Solutions €60000.0 - 70000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
€60000.0 - 70000.0 Per year
Full time
Deputy Home Manager
9 Jul 2024
8 Aug 2024

Job Description

TTM Healthcare Solutions in Partnership with a leading Residential Care Home Group are actively recruiting an Assistant Director of Nursing for one of their Nursing Homes based in Kilkenny.


The 71 Bedded Nursing Home based in Kilkenny seeks a dedicated, experienced, and compassionate Assistant Director of Nursing to support our Director of Nursing in managing our nursing team. This role involves assisting in overseeing all aspects of nursing care, ensuring the highest standards of resident care, maintaining compliance with regulations, and fostering a positive and professional environment for staff and residents.

Key Responsibilities: Leadership and Management:

* Assist the Director of Nursing in providing strategic leadership and direction to the nursing staff, promoting a culture of excellence in resident care.

* Support the recruitment, training, and evaluation of nursing staff, ensuring all personnel are well-qualified and current with best practices.

* Help develop and implement nursing policies and procedures in line with regulatory requirements and best practices.

* Conduct and participate in regular staff meetings to communicate organizational goals, policies, and updates.

* Promote a collaborative and supportive work environment, encouraging professional development and job satisfaction among staff.

* Resident Care:

* Ensure the delivery of high-quality, resident-centred care in collaboration with the nursing team.

* Help develop and maintain individualized care plans, coordinating with medical professionals, families, and residents to meet each resident's needs.

* Monitor and evaluate resident care practices to ensure effectiveness and adherence to standards.

* Address and resolve any concerns or complaints regarding resident care promptly and effectively.

* Advocate for residents' rights and ensure their dignity, privacy, and respect are upheld.

* Regulatory Compliance:

* Assist in ensuring compliance with all local, state, and national regulations, as well as accreditation standards.

* Help prepare for and participate in regulatory inspections and audits, implementing corrective actions as needed.

* Maintain accurate and comprehensive records, including resident files, staff credentials, and incident reports.

* Stay informed about changes in healthcare regulations and standards, updating policies and practices accordingly. Financial Management:

* Assist in developing and managing the nursing department budget, ensuring costeffective use of resources.

* Monitor and control expenditures, identifying areas for cost savings without compromising quality of care.

* Participate in financial planning and resource allocation discussions with senior management.

* Quality Improvement:

* Support quality improvement initiatives to enhance resident care and operational efficiency.

* Analyse data related to resident outcomes, incidents, and other metrics to identify areas for improvement.

* Implement evidence-based practices and innovative solutions to improve nursing care delivery.

* Conduct regular audits and assessments to ensure continuous improvement and compliance with standards. Community and Family Engagement:

* Serve as a liaison between nursing staff, residents, families, and the broader community.

* Communicate effectively with families regarding residents' health status, care plans, and any changes in condition.

* Promote Brookhaven Nursing Home within the community, participating in outreach and marketing efforts to enhance the facility's reputation.

* Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required; master's degree in nursing (MSN) or Healthcare

* Administration preferred.

* Current Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Ireland.

* Minimum of 3 years of nursing experience, with at least 1 year in a leadership or management role, preferably in a long-term care setting.

* Comprehensive knowledge of healthcare regulations, nursing practices, and quality standards.

* Strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

* Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.

* Proficiency in healthcare management software and electronic medical records (EMR) systems.

* Personal Attributes:

* Compassionate and empathetic approach to resident care.

* Strong ethical standards and commitment to integrity.

* Ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team.

* Problem-solving skills and ability to make sound decisions under pressure.

* Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. Working Conditions:

* Full-time position, with occasional requirement for evening, weekend, or holiday work.

* Ability to handle physical demands of the job, including assisting with resident care when necessary.

* Office environment within a nursing home setting, with regular interaction with residents, staff, and families.

Salary and benefits ca

Ref: JOB-28187

Job Details

Assistant Director of Nursing - Kilkenny

County Kilkennyd TTM Healthcare Solutions
€60000.0 - 70000.0 Per year
Job level
Deputy Home Manager
Full time
9 Jul 2024
8 Aug 2024

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