Director of Nursing

Location Letterkenny
Job-type Permanent
Salary €70000 - €85000 per annum
Reference J2216
Position: Director of Nursing
Location: Donegal Letterkenny
Sector: Elderly Care
Salary Pending Experience and tailored package

Our client is a 40 bedded Nursing home situated in Letterkenny and are looking for a Director of Nursing to join their team.

Position of a Director of Nursing
The appointee will undertake the role and responsibilities of the Person-in- Charge in line with the Health Act 2007, related regulations and standards published by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).
Accountable to the Clinical Director, the successful applicant will be required to provide and manage a professional care and nursing service while actively contributing to the development of the Nursing Home, its residents and staff.

The successful applicant:
Must be a registered nurse (on, or eligible to be on, the live register of nurses maintained by the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland, NMBI.
Must have 7 years relevant post registration nursing experience.
Must have (within the last 6 years) a minimum 3 years' relevant experience, caring for the older person.
Must possess (within the last 6 years) a minimum of 3 years management/supervisory experience, including team leadership with resource planning and allocation.
Must have the ability to communicate effectively with residents, relatives/visitors, employees, management and external bodies e.g. GPs, hospitals, HSE, HIQA, etc.
Post-registration qualification in Gerontology or Dementia Care and
Post-registration qualification in healthcare management or equivalent will be an advantage. In the absence of such a qualification, the appointee will be required to undertake such training.

An excellent remuneration package will be provided to the successful candidate including the provision of continuing professional development.
For more information contact AMY on 01 5136740


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