Assistant Director of Care / Deputy PIC - Co. Louth

Location Drogheda, County Louth, Leinster
Job-type Permanent
Salary €60000 - €65000 per annum
Contact Brenda Freeney
Email email Brenda
Reference J344480
Date Published 26 days ago

Our client a leading specialist in the operation of nursing home facilities in Ireland are now recruiting for an Assistant Director of Care / Deputy PIC to lead, manage and hold accountability for designated unit(s) at one of their facilities based in Co. Louth

Reporting directly to the Director of Care / Person in Charge, the Assistant Director of Care will monitor and supervise the delivery of care to residents living in this facility.


Duties include:

Plan, assess and deliver resident care that maximises the resident's capacity to exercise personal autonomy and choice, together with all members of the Multidisciplinary Care Team.
Engage with, and support, new residents during their transition to the care home. Encourage residents and key staff members to offer friendship and understanding to new residents and their family.
Collaborate with Health and Social Care Professionals through respectful, effective communication and appropriate documentation to provide safe, quality healthcare to residents.
Encourage recognition of the resident as an individual; ensuring resident's needs and comfort are given priority.
Administration of medication in accordance to the policies and procedures of the facility in accordance to the legislation and regulatory requirements.
Collaborate, consult and communicate with staff regarding the appropriate nursing assessments, diagnosis, planning, interventions, and evaluation of resident care.
Manage the duty roster and ensure outstanding shifts arising due to sickness or other leave are suitably covered.

Qualification :

Essential:

A registered General Nurse or Psychiatric Nurse on the Register of Nurses held by Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland or be entitled to be so registered.
Evidence of continuous professional development.


Desirable:

Post Graduate Diploma in Gerontology
Post Registration Management qualification in health or related field.
Gerontology experience
Experience in Psycho Geriatric Nursing Care/Psychiatry/Adult Disabled.


Experience:

Essential:

Minimum 3 years post registration experience with strong leadership skills


Job type: Permanent / Full-Time
Sector and subsector: Medical & Healthcare | Nursing & Midwifery
Annual Fixed Salary: € 60000.00



The Contact : Please call Brenda in confidence on 01-5136740 or email your cv to brenda.freeney@ttmhealthcare.com



















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