Clinical Nurse Manager - Westmeath / Meath

Location Kinnegad
Job-type Permanent
Salary €23 - €25 per hour
Reference J341356
The Opportunity : Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM1)

Location : Westmeath
Position : Full Time Permanent


TTM Healthcare on behalf of our clients are currently recruiting a full time Clinical Nurse Manager for a 78 bedded Residential Care Home based in Co.Westmeath.

Overview :

To promote and maintain the highest attainable standard of clinical and nursing care within the nursing home.
The CNM works as a member of the team contributing to the fulfilment of the philosophy of care; Nursing home care delivered with Compassion, Dignity and Respect.

The post of Clinical Nurse Manager (CNM) is a senior clinical position which reports to the Director of Nursing. The role will be responsible for providing clinical leadership, managing the day to day clinical practices in the home, appropriate staff rostering, delegation and supervision, performance and development, clinical governance and assessment of risks.

The CNM will work collaboratively with the DON and Healthcare Manager as part of the senior management team in the Nursing Home, providing clear communication and direction and deputising for the DON as required.

This role reports to and is responsible to the Director of Nursing.

Duties & Responsibilities :

The CNM is the team leader of the staff who provide person centred care to our residents and is a role model of excellent nursing care and practice, who leads by example.

To ensure the delivery of the highest standards of nursing and social care which meet the individual needs of each resident
Ensuring that the home policies and expected clinical standards are read, understood, and practiced at all times
To support the nurses and provide direction, mentorship, and guidance in terms of their role
To ensure appropriate training, education, development and induction are delivered to all nursing home staff
Review and audit nursing documentation to ensure accurate in accordance with legislation and the nursing homes Standards
Participate in handover/safety pause and help troubleshoot any ongoing clinical issues and non-clinical issues, escalating to the Director of Nursing as appropriate.
Ensuring medication practices are carried out according with NMBI Guidelines and medication management policies.
Undertaking regular audits in the nursing home and ensuring effective feedback and action plans are undertaken and reviewed.
Establish a team dynamic in the home and ensure that the team works cohesively in planning, implementing and reviewing improvements to care and practice.
Carrying out regular Performance Appraisals and education & professional development objectives with nursing home team.
Producing the roster, understanding the agreed staffing levels and maintaining compliance with these.
The CNM role assists and liaises with the Support Team, multidisciplinary team, relatives, and families.
Ensures that complaints are appropriately documented and followed up as required.
The CNM will be regularly engage in supervision of staff to ensure compliance with clinical standards, demonstration of strong communication with residents and general working practices
Implement policies to safeguard the safety and welfare of staff, residents, and others.


Skills, Attributes, Qualifications :

Registered on the Irish live register (NMBI) with active PIN.
Excellent Leadership, Organisational and Communication skills
Ability to collaborate effectively within a senior management team
Sound decision making ability
Ability to motivate self and others and work on own initiative
Ability to work well and promote a team environment
Results driven

All posts are subject to satisfactory references, medical and Garda vetting.

Benefits :

Further education support
Paid training days
Paid Breaks
Minimum of 39 hour contracts
Premiums for working Sundays
Subsidised canteen
Uniform supplied (top)
Double time for bank holidays
Provide a death in service benefit


The Contact :

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


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.